visit lazonby & the lower eden valley...
The fertile valley of the River Eden has long attracted settlement.
From one ancient settlement to the next, the area is dotted with picturesque villages linked by the silvery ribbon of the river. A wealth of treasures can be discovered here;
from Neolithic stone circles to modern seat sculptures, fortified church towers to working corn mills. From Culgaith, the river wends its way north to the drovers' village of Langwathby with its large central green.
History & heritage
There are a number of stone circles, the most famous of which is Long Meg and her Daughters.
Art & culture
To commemorate the 2000 millennium, 10 carved stone sculptures, can be found along the River Eden.
art & culture
The River Eden and its many tributaries are noted for their clean water, where salmon and trout spawn.
The famous Langwathby Scarecrow Festival in July is a must see.