Hard Knott Pass and Roman Fort

Hard Knott Pass and Roman Fort

Fantastic mountain pass with very steep 1 in 3 gradients (not for the faint hearted!). At the top of pass is the remote and dramatically sited Roman fort which was founded under Hadrian’s rule in the 2nd century.

This amazing … Read more »

Owl at the World Owl Sanctuary

Hawk and Owl Centre

The Hawk & Owl Centre are located within the gardens of Muncaster Castle.

The Centre offers a memorable part of a great family day out in Cumbria whilst you’re at Muncaster.

The centre compromises a bird collection, together with a … Read more »

Muncaster Castle

Muncaster Castle

Muncaster Castle offers an unforgettable experience in a gorgeous location set amongst the Western Lake District fells.

Lots of activities and events held at this lovely location and setting throughout the year.

Fun for all the family.

Historic haunted castle… Read more »

Aerial view of Piel Island

Piel Island & Castle

Piel Island is a charming little fifty acre island without any roads and is steeped in history. Only accessible by walking across the sands at low tide or by the ferry from Roa Island at high tide-the rest of the … Read more »

Steam train at the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway is a 15 inch gauge heritage steam railway. The 7 miles line runs from Ravenglass to Dalegarth Station near Boot in the valley of Eskdale and through some spectacular Lake District scenery.

The Ravenglass & … Read more »

The Dock Museum in Barrow

The Dock Museum

The Dock Museum is situated in the town of Barrow-in-Furness. Its exhibits are largely based around the history of the town, heavily focusing on the shipbuilding industry at VSEL (now BAE), the steelworks industry — of which Barrow once … Read more »

The Duddon Estuary

Train Journey Along the Cumbrian Coast

Start your journey at the Edwardian seaside town of Grange-over-Sands or either of the picturesque villages of Arnside or Cark-in-Cartmel and travel along the spectacular Cumbrian coast with the sea on 1 side and the Lake District mountains and fells … Read more »

Virgin Balloon flying over Lake Windermere

Virgin Balloon Flight over the Lake District

With several launch sites dotted around the Lake District you’ll experience a truly amazing trip and see some incredible sight.

Whilst aboard your hot air balloon, you’ll be mesmerised by stunning landscape, mountains, rivers, lots of lakes, castles, churches, and … Read more »

Wast Water

Wast Water

Wastwater is England’s deepest lake and lies in the west of the Lake District National Park.

The view from the south-western end of the lake near the youth hostel was voted Britain’s Favourite View in 2007 by television viewers. The … Read more »