Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Bendale Cottage
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.
Dean Moor, Nr Gilgarren, Workington, Cumbria, (8 miles, 13kms)
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, (6 miles, 10kms)
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.
38-42 Market Place, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9NG, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01900 829667
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.
Castlegate House, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9HA, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01900 822149
A contemporary art gallery in a listed Georgian house, showing northern Scottish artists, Royal academicians and emerging young artists.
9 South Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9QP, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01900 823521
A small artist-run gallery selling original etchings and pastels, plus a good selection of British-made crafts and fashion jewellery.
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