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Visitors Guide: Sketches of towns and villages from across Cumbria interspersed with interesting information.


Fishing On Ullswater
Ullswater is the second largest lake in the English Lake District, being approximately nine miles (14.5 kilometres) long and 0.75 miles (1,200 m) wide with a maximum depth of slightly more than 60 metres (197 ft). Many regard Ullswater as the most beautiful of the...

Naworth Castle

Naworth Castle
Naworth Castle, also known as, or recorded in historical documents as "Naward", is a castle in Cumbria, England, near the town of Brampton. It is adjacent to the A69 about 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Brampton. It is on the opposite side of...

Hale, Near Beetham

Hale Kings Arms
Hale is a hamlet near Beetham in the south of Cumbria, England. It lies on the A6 road, between Carnforth to the south and Milnthorpe to the north. It is in the civil parish of Beetham in South Lakeland local government district. Sir John de...

Ennerdale Bridge

Ennerdale Bridge
Ennerdale Bridge is a hamlet in the county of Cumbria. Ennerdale Bridge lies at the confluence of Croasdale Beck and the River Ehen and is on the border of the Lake District National Park that uses both watercourses as its boundary. The nearest town...


Barrow In Furness
Barrow-in-Furness, commonly known as Barrow, is a town and borough in Cumbria, England. Historically part of Lancashire, it was incorporated as a municipal borough in 1867 and merged with adjacent districts in 1974 to form the Borough of Barrow-in-Furness. At the tip of the...


Milnthorpe is a large village and electoral ward within the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, England. Historically part of Westmorland and straddling the A6 road, the town contains several old hostelries and hosts a market in The Square every Friday. Milnthorpe is the site of...

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