Picturesque Pooley Bridge

Pooley Bridge

Pooley Bridge is a historic, picturesque village on the edge of Ullswater in the Lake District. The village takes its name from its beautiful 16th century bridge which crosses the river Eamont nearby. The village was once an important market town but now is a well visited tourist attraction and its close proximity to Keswick and Ambleside makes it ideal as a base for touring the area.

Visitors to Pooley Bridge can enjoy a trip back in time, taking pleasure trips by steamer on the Lake, where a regular ferry service operates during the summer. This area is popular with campers and outdoor enthusiasts and there are a number of campsites as well as self catering cottages, hotels and guest houses. Fishing is very popular here and...

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RSPB Haweswater

Penrith, North Lakes

The RSPB reserve based at Haweswater is an important ornithological site, as the home of nesting Golden Eagles. The area is teeming with many species of birds and has an abundance of wildlife,...

The Toffee Shop

Penrith, East Cumbria

The Toffee Shop in Penrith is famous for its original recipe fudge and toffee. The shop is always filled with the wonderful aroma of the sweet cooking. Visitors come from far and wide to sample the...

Haweswater

Penrith, North Lakes

Haweswater is the most easterly of the Lakes and has no settlements along its shores. It is one of the most isolated lakes in the Lake District which has made it one of the most untouched and...

Brougham Castle

Penrith, East Cumbria

Brougham Castle stands majestically by the river Eamont near Penrith. A very important site of great historical interest which visitors can walk around and take in the atmosphere of this red...

Rookin House Activity Centre

Troutbeck, Penrith, North Lakes

Rookin House Farm offers a great fun day out for all the family, whatever the weather. The broad range of activities on offer is suitable for all age groups and abilities. Self-catering accommodation...

Ullswater

Penrith, North Lakes

Ullswater is the second largest lake in the Lake District and is one of England's most beautiful lakes, located between Pooley Bridge and Glenridding. The lake is surrounded by fantastic backdrop of...

Lake District Guiding

Penrith, North Lakes

Lake District Guiding has always provided top quality outdoor experiences and adventure breaks for lovers of the great outdoors. The range of outdoor activities on offer provides something for...

Arragons Cycle Centre

Penrith, North Lakes

Arragon's Cycle Centre has been in the cycling business for more than 40 years. The large showrooms and workshop are very impressive and are open to all comers. Specialist clothing, equipment and a...

Shap Abbey

Penrith, Central Lakes

Shap Abbey in Penrith is remote and atmospheric. Standing silently by the river the ruins of this once grand Abbey dominate the landscape. Visitors can wander around and imagine what life was once...

Statesman Rail

Penrith, East Cumbria

Statesman Rail operate a series of nostalgic rail tours throughout the stunning Lake District and the North of England. Both diesel and steam locomotives are in service, taking passengers from the...

Little Salkeld Watermill & Tea Room

Penrith, East Cumbria

Little Salkeld Watermill and Tea Room is a wonderful place to visit and discover the art of flour milling as it has been done for hundreds of years. The Tearoom is delightful and offers visitors a...

John Norris of Penrith

Penrith, Central Lakes

The Lake District epitomises the great outdoors and at John Norris of Penrith visitors will find everything they need to make the most of the breathtaking countryside. Outdoor clothing, footwear and...

Penrith Players Theatre

Penrith, North Lakes

Penrith Playhouse has a unique membership of volunteers, the Penrith Players, who run the year long programme of music and live events. The venue has a comfortable bar and offers a range of...

Penrith and Eden Museum

Penrith, Central Lakes

A visit to Penrith and the Penrith and Eden Museum is an interesting day out for all the family. Situated in a former school it houses artefacts dating back to prehistoric times. There is a gallery...

The Dalemain Estate

Penrith, Central Lakes

The Dalemain Estate is situated near Ullswater and commands a spectacular location amidst the stunning Lake District scenery. The imposing stately home stands within beautiful landscaped gardens and...

Lakeland Llama Treks

Penrith, East Cumbria

Lakeland Llama Treks offers visitors a unique and exciting way to experience the countryside of the stunning Lake District from the back of a llama. Llamas are perfect animals for trekking and this...

Penrith Leisure Centre

Penrith, North Lakes

Penrith Leisure Centre has everything on site to make for a fun filled day. Both indoor and outdoor sports facilities, a swimming pool, a climbing wall and fitness suite are just a few of the...

The Fish Cellar

Penrith, North Lakes

The Fish Cellar Ltd in Penrith on the edge of the Lake District specialises in supplying a wide variety of responsibly sourced fresh fish and game from all over the world. With thirty years...

Lacys Caves

Penrith, East Cumbria

Lacy's Caves are a unique historical tourist attraction situated at Glassonby. The man made caves which were originally created as a decorative folly in the 1800's are now a favourite visiting place...

Quest 4 Adventure

Penrith, East Cumbria

Quest 4 Adventure is a small friendly company based in the beautiful Lake District, offering outdoor adventure packages for all ages and abilities. The wide range of activities on offer are managed...

Lawrence Church

Penrith, Central Lakes

St Lawrence Church is a spectacular piece of architecture situated in the town of Appleby-in-Westmorland. The beautiful red sandstone building is full of original character, including stone carvings...

 
 
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