Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Crake Trees Manor
Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 1SP
A tranquil haven with an almost-forgotten industrial past. Walled garden with outstanding medicinal and culinary herb collection and orchards, woodland walks to a restored watermill.
Chapel Street, Appleby, Cumbria, CA16 6QR
25m pool and learner pool where children and adults can learn to swim, or swim for fitness. Modern, fully equipped gym also available.
Lowther Castle, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2HG
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.
32 Boroughgate, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria, CA16 6XG
Courtyard Gallery is housed in a 17thC granary. It has a changing display of original paintings and etchings which can be viewed in a relaxed atmosphere.
Shap, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 3QG
Today, the principal feature is the Goggleby Stone, a 12 ton monolith, which was re-erected in 1975 after it had fallen - some 3500 years after first being set on end.
Bland Ho, Orton, Penrith, Cumbria, -
One mile east of Orton is the ancient Gamelands stone circle. One of the largest in Cumbria, all of its stones have fallen over so none are higher than one yard but they are 100 yards in circumference.
Cliburn, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2DW
Circle is 37' across, seven stones and the retaining kerb of a destroyed cairn. Nineteenth-century excavations produced a cremation.