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Attractions in Cumbria

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Aira Force

Beautiful lake winding through a glaciated valley, and an impressive waterfall which is a Victorian beauty spot...

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Arnside Tower

The oldest building in the parish of Arnside. Arnside Tower is a ruin of a Pele tower which were fortified structures quite.....

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Bewcastle Cross & Castle

Bewcastle Cross is a 7th century stone cross, with the oldest sundial in Britain on its surface. The cross is in the churchyard.....

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Black Combe

Black Combe stands some 10 miles away from any higher ground, giving it an excellent all-round panorama of land and sea, with.....

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Brothers Water

Dorothy Wordsworth (c.1771-1855, diarist, poet, sister of William ) referred to it as "..the glittering lively lake..". The.....

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Brougham Castle

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Carlisle Castle

Set in the scenic surroundings on the northern outskirts of Carlisle, the castle built by William Rufus in the late 11th century.....

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Cartmel Priory

Cartmel Priory was founded in about 1189 by William Marshal, and has a long and interesting history to discover. ..

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Castlerigg Stone Circle

The best time to view Castlerigg Stone Circle is that eyrie time when night is just giving way to dawn. It is then, with a.....

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Cockermouth Castle

These wonderful ruins of a by-gone age can be discovered in the charming inland resort of Cockermouth, amongst Lakeland's.....

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Crammel Linn Waterfall

The largest falls in Northumberland, which sit on the river Irthing. The river itself acts as a border between the county of.....

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Crummock Water

The romantic setting between high fells gives Crummock Water its character. It is somewhat overshadowed by other better known.....

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Dalton Castle

14th-century tower built to assert the authority of the Abbot of Furness Abbey...

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Derwent Island House

Intriguing 18th-century house on an idyllic wooded island in Derwentwater...

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Derwentwater is one of 16 Lakes set within the Lake District National Park in Cumbria. It is one of the most northerly of the.....

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Dove Cottage

Dove cottage in the Lake District is the former home of the poet William Wordsworth and is where he wrote much of his famous.....

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Ennerdale Water

Situated in the Lake District National Park, Ennerdale Water is the most westerly lake in the national park and also one of the.....

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Fell Foot Park

A country park besides Lake Windermere with beautiful displays of daffodils and rhododendrons in season, picnic areas, boat hire,.....

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Furness Abbey

St Mary of Furness was founded in 1123 by Stephen, later King of England...

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Greystoke Castle

Not open to the public, this fine building dates back to the 1500's and has an interesting history...

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