Browsing local shops within 8 miles of Fornside Farm Cottages
With 10 fantastic shops, 3 tasty cafes, pottery painting, indoor & outdoor play, a giant cinema screen, plus 5 exhibitions a year in our Gallery, 4 TIC pods and lots of family events in the school holidays, there is plenty to do at Rheged.
1702 Watermill in picturesque setting beside Cald Beck housing The Watermill Café serving homemade food; The Woolclip, co-op selling locally handmade woollen products; Neil Edgar Jeweller; Something Special; On the Shelf second hand books.
This charming 17th century building, which served as the office of Beatrix Potter's solicitor husband, now houses an annually changing exhibition of Potter's original artwork.
We're all about bringing people together to enjoy some of life's simple pleasures, whatever the weather. Everyone can enjoy the hands-on fun of our open farm and the pleasures of our artisan village.
Esthwaite Water is a first class, well managed Trout fishery. It is a beautiful natural 280 acre water situated in the heart of the English Lake District with excellent facilities for boat or bank fishing.
- Arts, Crafts & Galleries
- History & Heritage, Homes & Gardens
- Museums & Exhibitions
- Antiques, Books & Specialities, Crafts & Gifts
- Clothing, Jewellery & Boutiques
- Wildlife & Nature
- Food & Local Produce
- Outdoor & Sports