explore cumbria's lanscape & historic sites

  • lake district waterfalls
  • historic buildings
  • lakes and rivers
  • woodland
  • lake district mountains
Lowther Castle & Gardens

Penrith

Striking castle ruins with 130 acres of historic garden dating back 350 years, undergoing gradual recovery and restoration. A beautiful fully restored stable courtyard offers cafe and shop facilities.

 
 
 
Carlisle Castle

Carlisle

A massive medieval fortress founded to protect historic city of Carlisle in 1092. Hear about its role in sieges and stories about the ghastly prison.

 
 
 
Whinlatter Forest Park & Visitor Centre

Keswick

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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