Cumbria and the Lake District have a wealth of historic sites. And you may not have known that the Cumbrian Landscape has an industrial heritage too. There’s plenty of history to uncover here, the ideal destination for those who love culture, history and conservation.
The most dramatically sited and atmospheric of all British stone circles.
Embark on a short
However, it’s not just the backdrop and stunning location that crowns
And although there are over 300 stone circles in Britain, nothing quite compares to
Visit the last working Bobbin Mill in the UK and get a real taste of Cumbria’s industrial past.
Nestled on the shores of England’s largest Lake (Windermere),
In its heyday,
Today you can see the live process of how Bobbins
There’s plenty to keep the little ones entertained, dressing up and imagining what life was
It’s no surprise that there are plenty of beautiful walks around
Follow in the footsteps of the Romans and discover Hardknott Roman Fort.
This is one of the most remote and dramatically sited Roman forts in Britain, accessed only by a journey along the precarious Hardknott pass. The small, three-acre fort at Hardknott once enjoyed command of the Eskdale Valley
Today you can uncover the well-marked remains of the fort, including the
However, the many objects that have