Carlisle & Hadrian's Wall
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Things to do in Eden Valley, Carlisle, Hadrians Wall in Cumbria
TV chef and judge on the ITV's Britain's Best Bakery, Pete Sidwell is offering an exciting opportunity for families to join him at his restaurant based in the Rheged Visitors Centre near Penrith.
Being one of the most exciting galloping courses in the country, this ensures a great entertaining day out at the races! Situated on the edge of Carlisle, this location means it is really easy to get to and with such brilliant events and different race days, you can choose the day suited best to you.
Founded in 1122, with stained glass windows from the 14th - 20th centuries, fine wood carving, painted wall panels and brougham Trip alterpiece. Gift shop and restaurant. Tel: 01228 548151
There are 84 miles of trails available allowing you to walk all the way along Hadrian's Wall, leading to a further 80 short walks branching off the trail.
Situated four miles from Carlisle, this brilliant attraction for children is a great day out with indoor and outdoor attractions suited to all weather.
Birdoswald Roman Fort stands high above the River Irthing in one of the most picturesque settings on Hadrian's Wall. Once an important base for some 1,000 Roman soldiers, a Fort, turret and milecastle can still be seen and to the east lies the longest continuous stretch of Wall visible today. Tel: 01697 747602
Located just off the M6 J.40 between the northern lakes market town of Penrith and the village of Stainton, Rheged is a surprising building of architectural merit.
High Head Sculpture Valley
This is a unique tourist attraction which can be found at High Head Farm near Ivegill on the edge of the Lake District. Exhibitions change throughout the year displaying all types of artwork from Photography to Sculptures.
Cumbria Paintball Centre
A woodland paint-balling park with bunkers, towers, tranches, forts and bridges. Great for large families, groups and corporate events. Tel: 0845 370 7570
A small outdoor pursuits company based at the picturesque, rural setting of Talkin Tarn. Located just off the A69 east of Carlisle, Cumbria. The company offers a wide range of adventures for families, groups and individuals of all ages and abilities.
This tarn is situated close to Brampton, surrounded by beautiful woodland and farmland, a perfect place to take a leisurely walk with wonderful views of the Pennine fells.
On the edge of the city of Carlisle in Wetheral, you can find the last remaining tower of a small Benedictine Priory. This building is an English Heritage site; the tower is well preserved from the 15th Century and was once the entrance into the outer court of the monastery.
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Established 30 years ago, this Organic bakery is now a thriving cafe and shop distributing their organic snacks and cakes all over the country.