The Lake District

The Lake District

The Lake District is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the UK. Benefiting from an incredible diversity of natural and cultural heritage which makes it stand out from other locations in the UK and across the world. The spectacular landscapes are known to have inspired many, including William Wordsworth, Alfred Wainwright and Beatrix…

North Pennines

North Pennines

The North Pennines is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and UNESCO Global Geopark. Including an abundance of heather moors, delightful dales, tumbling upland rivers, wonderful woods, glorious waterfalls including High Force, one of the most impressive waterfalls in England, fantastic birds, distinctive plants and fascinating imprints of a mining and industrial past…

Hadrian’s Wall

Hadrian’s Wall

Hadrian’s Wall is the largest surviving Roman monument in Europe and is designated as a Unesco World Heritage Site. Stretching for almost 80 miles across the north of England it is set within the wild beauty of Cumbrian and Northumbrian landscapes and provides excellent walking routes and historical sites. The nearest site to Long Byres…

Lanercost Priory

Lanercost Priory

Lanercost Priory is a well-preserved monastic site originally founded in the 12th Century. The Priory enjoys a fascinating history being the temporary residence of King Edward I for several months in the early 14th century before being an early casualty of the dissolution of the monasteries by Henry VIII in March 1537. Now managed by…

Geltsdale RSPB Nature Reserve

Geltsdale RSPB Nature Reserve

Set in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Geltsdale RSPB Nature offers a fantastic day out. Whether you want to just take a walk and enjoy the beautiful scenery, or are on the look out for the huge array of wildlife on the reserve, it is worth the visit. In particular, there…

Talkin Tarn Country Park

Talkin Tarn Country Park

Located within a 5 minute drive, Talkin Tarn is a perfect spot for all the family to enjoy. Whether you want to take a gentle stroll around the ancient woodlands and The Tarn itself, grab something to eat and drink at the tearoom or take a boat out there is something for everyone. It also…