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  • Extensive Roman fort ruins set along Hadrian's Wall; stop off here to take in the views as you explore Hadrian's Wall.One of the sixteen forts situated along the Hadrian's Wall frontier system, these

  • A celebration of the heritage of the Ruskin area combined with exhibitions relating to coppermines, farming, slate geology and lace.

  • Built over an historic graving dock, this museum contains a wealth of objects and information on the social and industrial history of the Furness area.

  • Take a tour around the former home of author Beatrix Potter and relive her famous tales.Step back in time and visit the home of one of the Lake District's most famous residents - author Beatrix Potter

  • Explore this family-run historic house and the exciting adventure playgrounds within its gardens.In the heart of the northern Lake District near Keswick is Mirehouse, built during the 17th century, it

  • Explore the birthplace and former childhood home of poet William Wordsworth.A visit to the Lake District wouldn’t be complete without looking round the birthplace and former home of one of its most fa

  • Townend is beautifully located on the side of a hill overlooking the Troutbeck Valley close to Windermere and Ambleside. In fact, author Beatrix Potter once described this area as her favourite i

  • Overlooking Lake Windermere, this mock gothic castle is a great family day out.Sitting on the shore of Lake Windermere in Claife is Wray Castle, a mock gothic style castle that was built in 1840 with

  • Discover the history of pencil making and let children bring out their creative side.Located in Keswick in the heart of the Lake District is the Cumberland Pencil Museum, a fun and interactive day out

  • Take in the views across the North Pennines as the steam and diesel trains wind through the countryside.The highest narrow gauge railway in the North of England, the South Tynedale Railway winds for o

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