Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Sunset Cottage
A unique combination of interrelated stories and a fascinating visitor experience. Over 100 years of motoring history, the Campbell Bluebird exhibition, IOM TT tribute display and the Leven Valley heritage centre. Gift shop and Cafe Ambio.
Superb example of a romantic Gothic mansion with unique Kadampa Buddhist Temple dedicated to World Peace. Fascinating 1-hour guided tour of the house and Temple brings alive the history of the Priory since 1160. Beautiful woodland gardens.
Swarthmoor Hall is a 16th Century country house set in beautiful gardens and grounds in 130 acres of farmland.Visitors comment on its sense of place – of the people who have lived here, its tranquillity and beauty.
Duddon Bridge, Nr Broughton in Furness, Millom, Cumbria, (6 miles, 9kms)
Originally know as Sunkenkirk, consists of 50 stones at the foot of Black Combe. Access is via a long farm track from a minor road branching off the A595. Well worth the walk!
Lacra, Nr Kirksanton, Millom, Cumbria, (6 miles, 9kms)
Remnants of five stone circles and two possible stone avenues, circles range from 14' to 60', one of them having contained a cremation.
Ancient parish church dating probably from the 10thC, possibly earlier. Tuynwinni cross with runic inscription 7th to 8thC. Fine carvings by Alec Miller of Chipping Camden School.
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