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|Places To Visit|
There are a great many
fantastic places to visit and things to see in easy commutable distance
from Bleatarn Park - here are a few suggestions: -
Visit Carlisle - The great Border City - with its Castle, Cathedral and award-winning museum
The beautiful Lake district is only a 40 minute drive away. The 2nd largest lake, Ullswater home of the famous Ullswater Steamers, the pretty town of Pooley Bridge and Keswick, the tourist centre for the North Lakes
Hadrian's Wall – we are a stones throw away from the public footpath that runs along the wall’s entire length and a short drive away from some of the many fortresses and attractions open to the public. Or why not explore the wall by bus or by train?
The bustling town of Brampton is a ten minute drive away. As well as its weekly market, shops and eateries, it is home to the beautiful Talkin Tarn Country Park, where you can hire rowing boats, fish or simply gently ramble around the tarn itself, surely one of North Cumbria most beautiful spots. A couple of miles through Brampton takes you to the 12th Century Priory at Lanercost, where audio tours of the Priory and ruins are available from the English Heritage shop
And here are a selection of some of the Local Attractions – on our doorstep!
Enjoy a family day out at Walby Farm Park. Voted National Farm Attraction of the Year in 2010, this is great for children of all ages, with outdoor play areas, farm animals, rare breeds and Cumbria's largest indoor play area
The Solway Aviation Museum is home to a collection of aircraft, aviation artefact's and displays reflecting Britain's position as a world leader in aircraft design and innovation at the dawn of the jet age. Easily the finest collection of vintage aircraft in the North West
Enjoy a trip on the Settle to Carlisle Railway a line steeped in history but with a regular scheduled service, forming part of the National Rail Network, allowing access to the area and views of some of the finest scenery in Britain.
Explore the beauty of the Scottish Borders, with rugged coastlines, sandy beaches, mountain drives and unexplored forests. A little further afield is Kielder Water & Forest Park. Covering 250 square miles, this is home to the biggest man-made lake in northern Europe and the biggest working forest in England. Its three visitor centres guide you around marked walking and cycling trails, as well as highlighting its role as a working forest
Caught between England and Scotland, The Solway Coast has a beauty all of its own. Country lanes wind through white-washed villages to the marshland coast line. Designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it is home to several Nature reserves, as well as the Victorian seaside town of Silloth