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The Best of Cumbria Travel Guide.

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A beautiful, curated Cumbria travel guide to the best places to eat, drink & visit throughout the North West with professional photography & impartial reviews.

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Best of The Lake District Travel Guide

The Best of The Lake District includes over 250 hand picked recommendations of places to eat, drink and visit. E... Read more

1786 Leather Goods, Yew Tree Barn

The fascinating collection of leather goods has been put together over the years by Chris McGrath, and includes ... Read more

The Gallery @ Yew Tree Barn, Low Newton

Yew Tree Barn gallery is situated in the Yew Tree Barn along with Harry’s Café and WRS Antiques, and has a gr... Read more

WRS Architectural Antiques @ Yew Tree Barn, Low Newton

WRS antiques has a huge selection of unusual and interesting pieces, both for the inside and outside of the home... Read more

Harry’s Cafe @ Yew Tree Barn, Low

Harry’s Café is a hit due to its great coffee, fine cakes and scones, and its extensive wine list. Situated i... Read more

The Royal Hotel, Kirkby Lonsdale

This lovingly restored old Georgian manor house has 14 individually designed and decorated bedrooms, and no two ... Read more

Langwathby Station Cafe

The café is in a unique setting, and has its own special character- its varied menu caters for all sorts at all... Read more

Brougham Castle, Penrith

Dating back to the 13th century, the impressive Brougham Castle is situated near the Brougham crossing in Cumbri... Read more

The Crossing Point Cafe, Kirkby Lonsdale

The Crossing Point Café in Kirby Lonsdale is a tea room, restaurant and wine shop rolled in to one. All the ing... Read more

The Yard Kitchen, Penrith

An unusual and special café set in an old salvage yard, the welcome you’ll get here isn’t apparent from the... Read more

Up Front Gallery, Hutton-in-the-Forest

The Up Front Gallery puts on changing exhibitions throughout the year, showcasing top quality works from a wide ... Read more

Lanercost Priory

The best preserved of all Cumbria’s priories, Lanercost is a dramatic and impressive edifice. It suffered many... Read more

Kitridding Farm Shop, Kirkby Lonsdale

Voted farm shop of the year in 2013, Kitridding Farm Shop has some of the best meat, pies, cheeses and preserves... Read more

Brunswick Yard, Penrith

The Brunswick Yard is a salvage yard and oriental carpet specialist where you can spend many hours wandering and... Read more

Lanercost Tea Room & Gift Shop, Lanercost

Next to the Priory in Lanercost, the Tea Room and Gift Shop is situated in converted outbuildings of the old Abb... Read more

Fairfield Mill, Sedbergh

Fairfield Mill was lovingly restored in 2001, and new life was breathed into it in the form of an arts and herit... Read more

Blackwell, The Arts and Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere

Blackwell The Arts & Crafts House was completed in 1900 and is an outstanding example of British architecture. T... Read more

Old Hall Farm, Bouth

Old Hall Farm is a great day out for all the family, showcasing the farm animals and equipment from another age.... Read more

Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Ulverston

On the shores of Lake Windemere, the award-winning Stott Park Bobbin Mill is now one of a kind. In its time it p... Read more

Lakeland Motor Museum, Backbarrow

Lakeland Motor Museum has over 30,000 exhibits from around the world and chronicles the history of motoring thro... Read more

No. 6 Finkle Street, Sedbergh

No. 6 Finkle Street has everything you need in terms of home decor, from lighting to cushions to kitchenware. A ... Read more

The Dent Heritage Centre

Beautifully designed, the Dent Heritage Centre provides a wealth of information about the working lives and hist... Read more

The Barbon Inn

Dating back to the 1650s, the Barbon Inn is a family run coaching inn is renowned for its original take on Engli... Read more

The Church Mouse, Barbon

The Church Mouse in Barbon is on the one hand a local village store, and on the other a great café and delicate... Read more

The Sun Inn, Kirkby Lonsdale

The Sun Inn in Kirby Lonsdale is a 17th century inn well known for its fine food and wine tastings, among other ... Read more

The Waterhead, Ambleside

The Waterhead Hotel is yet another fantastic business situated in the simply beautiful area of the Lake District... Read more

Lower Sizergh Barn, Kendal

Lower Sizergh Barn has a bit of everything- a farm, walks, demonstrations, food, groceries, and gifts, a café a... Read more

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