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National Trust

Penrith

Acorn Bank Watermill is situated on the Acorn Bank Estate, home to Temple Sowerby Manor and Acorn Bank Garden. A footpath leads through an ancient oak wood to Crowdundle Beck, the source of power for the mill.

 

National Trust

Kendal

With more than 750 years of history and centuries-old portraits sitting alongside modern family photographs, this medieval house certainly feels lived in; indeed it is still home to the Strickland family.

 

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.

 

Ulverston

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

 

Brampton

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

 

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Penrith

18th Century Watermill, commercially milling Organic/Biodynamic, British, stoneground flours, tours available when mill staff are present.

 

Grange-over-Sands

Victorian stately home, set in 25 acres of stunning gardens and ancient deer park. Holker has its own cafe, brasserie, gift shop and food hall, and hosts an annual programme of special events.

 

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Windermere

A Grade I listed building, Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House is a masterpiece of twentieth century design.

 

Cockermouth

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.

 

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.

 

Penrith

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

 

Brampton

Imposing and well-preserved turret with adjoining stretches of Hadrian's Wall.

 

Penrith

Early antiquarians describe an avenue of stones at Shap extending for more than a mile in length. A short distance south of Shap village, the Kemp Howe stone circle, unfortunately it has been cut into by the railway line.

 

Ulverston

This extensive working mill was begun in 1835 to produce the wooden bobbins vital to the Lancashire spinning and weaving industries.

 

Lake District FoundationMember of Cumbria Tourism

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.

 

Carlisle

Hadrian's Wall is a spectacular World Heritage Site, marching 73 miles from sea to sea across some of the wildest and most dramatic country in England.

 

Penrith

Penrith Castle was begun at the end of the 14th century by Ralph Neville, who played a key role in defending this area against the Scots.

 

Cockermouth

Jennings Brewery was originally established as a true family concern back in 1828, in the village or Lorton. The company moved to its current location in 1874, in the historic town of Cockermouth, in the shadow of Cockermouth Castle.

 
 

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