The area is excellent for walkers and we are minutes from the Hadrian’s Wall Path National Trail
The Hadrian’s Wall Path National Trail, 84 mile, from coast to coast passes through some of the most dramatic landscape in England The trail has walks suitable for all ages including short circular routes or the whole 84 mile trail. There are many museums, forts and milecastles to visit along the way including Birdoswald, Vindolanda, and Housteads
If this is not for you then there are popular routes round Gelt woods and Talking Tarn country park an area of outstanding natural beauty where rowing boats are also available for hire
Nearby is Lanercost Priory 13th century church
Bewcastle Cross a fine late 7th/early 8th century Anglican Cross
Banks East turret and Pike hill signal tower
For family days out Walby farm park offers all weather attractions including indoor and outdoor play areas and nature trail. There is also a café serving home-cooked hot and cold food.
Or why not visit New Mills trout farm and tea room on the outskirts of Brampton where you can catch a fish or two before your tea.
The Historic Market town of Brampton offers something for everyone with its wide range of shops from antiques, contemporary gifts and local food shops to the Moot Hall, cobbled market area and St Martin’s church, designed and built by Philip Webb.
Explore the border City of Carlisle with its Castle, cathedral and museum. If shopping is your thing then Carlisle, as the premiere shopping destination of Cumbria, has all the familiar names including Next, M&S, Monsoon and Debenhams, The lanes Shopping centre and unique Victorian market
The world heritage site is about 150 miles from Ravenglass in the West to South Shields in the East The Roman Wall is a spectacular roman remain (2000 years old) Stretching for 73 miles across the narrowest part of England from Wallsend in the east to Bowness on Solway in the West.
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