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Kirkby Lonsdale

Circle has a diameter of 60' and stands on a flattened mound or platform. There are 20 uprights, none more than 2' high and suggesting perhaps the kerb of a destroyed cairn.

 

Grasmere

This traditional Lakeland cottage was the home of the poet William Wordsworth.

 

Brampton

Standing close to Hadrian's Wall, this beautiful 13C church stands to its full height and remains remarkably well-preserved.

 

Ulverston

Operating daily, steam engines haul comfortable carriages through the picturesque Leven Valley to Lakeside; the southern end of Lake Windermere.

 

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Staveley

The beer hall is the Brewery Tap, sampling room, visitors centre and beer shop. it is a fully licensed bar which looks down onto the brew house.

 

Coniston

Brantwood house is a registered museum. The 9 rooms that Ruskin used are open to the public. The Severn Studio presents a programme of quality art and craft exhibitions throughout the year.

 

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Cockermouth

Step back in time to the 1770s and experience William and Dorothy Wordsworth’s childhood home.

 

Penrith

Circle is 37' across, seven stones and the retaining kerb of a destroyed cairn. Nineteenth-century excavations produced a cremation.

 

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Ulverston

The modern Temple for World Peace provides a place for quiet reflection and spiritual inspiration. It is used every day for meditation and prayers.

 

Penrith

This area is rich in prehistoric remains including a standing stone, stone circle and cairns. Park in the centre at Pooley Bridge and head east towards Roehead, carry on up this track to reach the top of Askham Moor and Morr Divock.

 

Cockermouth

CAMRA's Cumbria Pub of the Year 2000 and home to one of the smallest breweries in the county.

 

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Ambleside

Rydal Mount, Wordsworth's best loved home for 37 years. Here he wrote many of his poems and revised and improved much of his earlier works including the Prelude and the famous 'Daffodils' poem.

 

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Keswick

Come and visit our brewery and find out more about us and the beers we make.

 

Kendal

The 1657 Chocolate House is a replica of the one in Bishopgate, London.

 

Workington

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.

 

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Ulverston

Swarthmoor Hall is a 16th Century country house set in beautiful gardens and grounds in 130 acres of farmland, with views to neighbouring fells and close to the bustling market town of Ulverston.

 

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Penrith

Dalemain is a fine mixture of medieval, Tudor and early Georgian architecture. The imposing Georgian façade strikes the visitor immediately but in the cobbled courtyard the atmosphere of the north country Tudor manor is secure.

 

Ulverston

Double Circle of stones surrounding cremations in urns (removed). 'Platform' cairn, small barrows, Romano-British farmsteads.

 
 

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