Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Southwaite Green Farm
Go wild & experience a world of wildlife! There's over 100 species from Anaconda to Zebra. Rare and endangered species like Gibbons and Asian Fishing Cats, plus family favourites like lemurs and Meerkats. A great day out for all the family.
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.
Take to the trees and tackle an exhilarating course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and zip slides high above the forest floor. Go Ape is a great experience to share with friends and family, providing lots of thrills and laughs.
Dean Moor, Nr Gilgarren, Workington, Cumbria, (7 miles, 11kms)
Stone circle is now incomplete and has a modern wall cutting through it, incorporating one stone. Eleven others survive, some only a few inches high.
Eva Plain, Nr Smetmurphy Common, Embleton, Cockermouth, (4 miles, 6kms)
The 15 stones, of which the tallest is just under one metre, form an almost perfect circle some 40 metres in diameter. Only 15 stones of the original 30 remain.
Set within a former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel the Tourist Information Centre is situated by the river Cocker, just minutes from the town centre and provides both local and national information.
Percy House dates from 1390 and extended in 1598 by The Percy's of Northumberland. The Gallery has work by over 80 Cumbrian artists from Jewellery and textiles to paintings and photos. Exhibitions change monthly.
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