Brougham Castle (Pronounced Broom)
Founded in the 12th century, this picturesque ruin at the junction of the rivers Eamont and Lowther is an exciting day out for those with historic interests.
Adjacent is the remains of the important Roman fortress of Brocavum.www.visitcumbria.com/pen/brougham-castle.htm
Home of Henry Lord Brougham, Chancellor of England and friend of William Wilberforce, the restored buildings house an number of small workshops and a café. www.broughamhall.co.uk
Named after Cumbria's Celtic Kingdom, Rheged is the main tourist centre for the Eastern Lakes. Europe's largest grass covered building and a winner of the global "BA Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. www.rheged.com
Take a trip onboard either the M.Y. Raven or M.Y. Lady of the Lake. These 19th century steamers will allow you to enjoy the beauty Lake Ullswater, the route takes you from Pooley Bridge, via Howtown to Glenridding in the heart of the mountains. www.ullswater-steamers.co.uk
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Cranstons Food Hall in Penrith,
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George and Dragon hotel in Clifton.
Today the Wall is the starting point for so many holidays, and is internationally renowned as a World Heritage Site. The Wall is only part of the story. Since the Romans left, the area's eventful history has been etched into the landscape, leaving a rich legacy to explore in these more settled times.
Western Lakes Visitor Centre
The visitor centre introduces you to the hidden delights of Cumbria's Western Lake District with exhibits from top visitor attractions.
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