explore cumbria's landscape & historic sites

  • lake district waterfalls
  • historic buildings
  • lakes and rivers
  • woodland
  • lake district mountains
  • nature reserves
Wray Castle


A mock-gothic Castle, on the western shore of Windermere. Empty of original furniture, this is a place for all the family to enjoy. Join a guided tour to learn more about the castle's colourful history.

Birdoswald Roman Fort


Standing high above a meander in one of the most picturesque locations, Birdoswald was an important base for some 1000 roman soldiers.

Whinlatter Forest Park & Visitor Centre


Whinlatter Forest Park is England's only true mountain forest. Rising to 790 metres above sea level Whinlatter offers spectacular views of the Lake District and into Scotland.

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