The Tranquil Otter is a glorious nature reserve with accessibility, a natural stream fed lake you can explore. Breathtaking views from all our Luxury Lodges.
The Tranquil Otter is a wonderful nature reserve with a beautiful stream-fed 20-acre lake at its heart known as the Lough. The Lough is the largest species-rich area of open water in the lowlands of north and east Cumbria. It’s important because it sustains wildfowl as well as rare species such as the otter and the red squirrel. As a Site of Special Scientific Interest, at the reserve you can also find some of the best examples of aquatic vegetation, fungi, fringing marsh and wet alder and sallow woodland, not to mention the bats!
Medieval castle in Carlisle, guided tours offered. Group bookings accepted, discounts available. Year round programme of events. Gift shop & picnic areas.
Enjoy a visit with all the family to the impressive and historic Carlisle Castle. Today, the castle still plays a prominent role in Cumbria as one of its best loved landmarks. With Border Reivers tours, the relaxing picnic area, a unique gift shop and being so close to Hadrian's Wall, the castle makes for a full family day out. A full programme of events and special guided tours takes place throughout the year.
Historic medieval cathedral in Carlisle with historic features, objects about the history Christians in Cumbria. Restaurant & shop, conference facilities.
Carlisle Cathedral is a stunning medieval cathedral, located in the heart of the city centre and a must for any visitor to Carlisle. The cathedral was founded in 1122 and has a number of beautiful features including medieval paintings, 15th century choir stalls and stained glass dating back to the 14th century. The Treasury displays a number of the cathedral's treasures and illustrates the story of Christians in Cumbria through the centuries. There is also a shop in the cathedral selling a wide selection of Cumbrian crafts and speciality foods and the Prior's Kitchen restaurant which is open Monday - Saturday from 9.30am to 4pm.
Established Indian restaurant in Carlisle offers an extensive menu. Ideal for couples, families & parties. Takeaway service. December special offer for groups.
Established in 2001, our aim was not to be just another ‘Classic Indian Restaurant’ but to become a ‘Philosophy for Food’. We at the Bari believe in paying attention to every detail and are confident in providing you a restaurant that provides outstanding food with a stylish inviting atmosphere and to entice the warmth and vibrancy of the exquisite Bangladeshi food we have to offer. We are a family business and we invite you with open arms, so be it a business meal, romantic meal for two, family get together, or birthday party, rest assured you will be looked after and we will try our hardest to give you the most enjoyable and comfortable dining experience.
Enjoy a fun family day to Carlisle and enjoy this exciting treasure hunt. Explore the famous local landmarks, solve the clues and be the first to find the treasure.
See the sights of Carlisle and find the Roman treasure trove of I Maximus Coinage on this fun family treasure hunt. The trail takes in plenty of town's historic landmarks including the iconic Carlisle Cathedral and magnificant Carlisle Castle. Learn all about the town's varied history which includes the Roman's and the legendary King Arthur who ruled the city when it was know as Caer Luel.
Fishing, angling & casting tuition in Carlisle with river & stillwater courses available. Ideal for groups, families & corporate events. Qualified instructor.
If you're wanting to learn how to fish or improve your angling skills in Carlisle, look no further than Border Game Angling. Owner Clive is a fully qualified Game Angling Instructor with over 40 years experience in game angling, so you can be sure you will receive some of the best quality tuition available. A number of courses are offered by Border Game Angling which are ideal for individuals, groups and corporate events. Both river and stillwater courses are available teaching all you need to know from safety, casting, bait fishing techniques and demonstrations.
Clay pigeon shooting ground in Rosley. High standard of tuition offered. Corporate entertainment available. Refreshments provided.
If you're looking for a shooting ground in the Lake District, look no further than Greenquarries. We are a family run business and have been providing clay shooting here for over 18 years. We have forged a strong and enviable reputation over the years, based on our commitment to providing excellent shooting and first rate tuition for people of all ages and levels of previous experience. Shooting at Greenquarries can be arranged for any day of the week, but prior booking is essential.
Restaurant near Carlisle specialising in good quality steak & fish dishes. Set in a hotel, open to non-residents. Seats 30 diners, families welcome.
For excellent Cumbrian cuisine, look no further than the Lynebank Restaurant near Carlisle. Our 30 seat restaurant specialises in good quality, well prepared cuisine with an excellent choice of fish and steak dishes. Your chef, Steve, has worked as a chef in Scotland, Australia and Holland before taking on management of the Lynebank so you can be sure of high quality food in a comfortable and welcoming environment.
Family friendly Farm Park near Carlisle & Junction 44 of the M6. Cafe, outdoor & indoor play areas, plenty of animals to meet & great facilities for kid's parties.
Welcome to Walby Farm Park in Cumbria. Situated just four miles from Carlisle and close to junction 44 of the M6, our family friendly park offers an excellent day out for all ages. Enjoy a host of outdoor activities including mini-quad track, the Barrel Train Ride and ride on our mini-tractors on the 'Young Tractor Drivers' Challenge'. We also offer a large indoor play area with ball pool, 24 foot demon drop slide and our Wavy Astra Slide all available. During your stay, relax at our onsite cafe which is open seven days a week and serves a great range of home made food.
Why not book a trial flight experience in Carlisle? Take to the sky & fly over the Lake District. A once in a lifetime experience the perfect gift for any occasion.
Have you ever dreamed of learning to fly? Then why not trial a flight experience at Carlisle Flight Training. We give you the opportunity to take to the air with a trial flying lesson. Whether it's a once in a lifetime experience or the start of something new. Fly with one of our skilled flight instructors across the Cumbrian sky lines.
18th Century pub in Carlisle offering home cooked food, Sunday Roasts & serving real ales. Family friendly. Car parking. Parties & functions catered for.
For real ale and good home cooking the Rose & Crown near Carlisle is worth a visit. A traditional 18th century coaching inn situated on the main A6 road between Carlisle & Penrith. The pub offers a friendly atmosphere and families with children are welcome too. The Rose & Crown has been awarded by the Solway CAMRA Winter Pub of the Season 2009 and are included in the 2011 Good Beer Guide. There are 150 Real Ale outlets in our area and only 22 made it into the guide!
A host of Cumbrian & Scottish produce is served at the Sportman's Restaurant, Carlisle. Locally caught salmon, 'Taste of the Borders' five course meal for £25.95.
Situated at the March Bank Hotel near Carlisle, our welcoming hotel is open to non-residents and offers a host of locally sourced food. We offer two elegant dining rooms which can seat 45 people and you can choose an item from our extensive wine cellar to compliment your meal. Sunday lunch is served from Noon to 2pm weekly and evening meals are available 6pm to 8.45pm. Lunches are available for parties of 6 or more.
Enjoy a delicious Sunday carvery including a choice of over 12 desserts at Craigburn Farmhouse. Private parties welcome. Special Saturday night menu also available.
The Craigburn has been open for over 20 years and offers a great range of home cooked cuisine including a delicious Sunday Carvery. Choose from a range of starters and over 12 desserts as part of your meal. We also offer a special Saturday Night menu and private parties including wedding anniversaries are welcome. We can seat up to 80 people for functions.
Rare animal park at Bassenthwaite, Cumbria with lynx, wild boar, zebra & mandrills. Ideal for all the family with animal handling, bird displays & activities. Play areas & picnics.
Take a fresh look at the world of animals at Trotters World at Bassenthwaite, Cumbria. Situated at Coalbeck Farm in the beautiful Lake District, children and adults alike will be delighted with a visit to this family attraction. A great place for children of all ages to come and learn about the animals with which we share our world. Meet and handle the animals, enjoy the play and picnic areas and see amazing displays from vultures and falcons. It's all here for a fun and educational day out at Trotters World of Animals.
Set in the tranquil village of Mungrisdale The Mill Inn's menu is set around traditional Cumbrian fayre. Games room, beer garden, open log fire.
The Mill Inn lies at the base of Blencathra in the tranquil village of Mungrisdale. This 17th century coaching inn features a lounge bar with snug area, games room with pool table, a dartboard and dining room. In summer you can relax with a drink in the beer garden and soak in the sights, while in winter you can warm up by the open log fire.
Traditional Lakeland inn at the foot of Souther Fell and Blencathra. Lounge bar with games room, dining room serving breakfast, morning coffee and evening meals.
Set within stunning scenery overlooking the Glenderamakin River in the picturesque village of Mungrisdale. Our warm and welcoming inn provides walkers and visitors with a perfect resting point for refreshments, some traditional Cumbrian fayre chance to sit in the sun or warm by the log fire depending on the season.
The Lakes Distillery alongside Bassenthwaite Lake produces the finest malt whiskey, gin and vodka. Tours are available and a bistro restaurant is onsite.
Situated alongside Bassenthwaite Lake, The Lakes Distillery is housed within a renovated 1850s Victorian model farm and produces a selection of world class spirits. The distilling process is entirely natural, using only the finest grain, water and yeast. Brands include The One, a unique blend of British whiskies. The distillery also produces Cumbria's first ever vodka, The Lakes Vodka and a Cumbrian gin made with local botanicals distilled in an Artisan Still. Tours are available lasting around 45 to 60 minutes, and the distillery has an onsite Bistro serving light lunches and leisurely suppers.
Homely restaurant in Keswick offering the best of English cooking. Where possible we use local ingredients to create sumptuous dishes.
When you're looking for restaurants in Bassenthwaite, make Ravenstone Lodge your first choice for a truly memorable dining experience. We are a small privately owned hotel surrounding by breathtaking views of Bassenthwaite Lake and the surrounding fells. Whether you're joining us for a hearty and delicious breakfast, or you're looking to choose from our comprehensive dinner menu, you will find something to appeal to all tastes and appetites. To find out more about our menus, please visit our main website via the link provided below.
Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust centre in Caerlaverock. 1400 acre wild reserve on Solway Coast. Home to 1000's of geese plus ospreys, swans, badgers barn owls & more
Caerlaverock Wetland Centre is a spectacular 1,400 acre wild reserve situated on the north Solway coast. It is home to wintering birds including tens of thousands of Svalbard barnacle geese. Summer offers the opportunity to explore rolling wildflower meadows, watch ospreys hunting over the Solway and even spot barn owls and badgers! From dawn to dusk, from January to December, in fair weather and in foul, its open, coastal landscape and wide skies are full of the sights and sounds of nature – and very little else.
Welcoming inn and restaurant in the northern fells between Penrith, Keswick and Caldbeck. Coffee and cakes, pub grub favourites or classic cuisine. Darts, pool and board games
Wonderfully warm and welcoming Lake-District inn with locally brewed ales, traditional Lakeland dishes, classic meals from around the world and weekly specials. Many dietary alternative options and children's menu. Outdoor seating and lawned area. Pool table, darts and board games available. Situated in the National Park just off the A66