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Private Tour of the Lake District from Windermere
"This private tour starts at your hotel in Windermere and heads to the dramatic Langdales and onto the infamous Wrynose and Hardknott passes.After ascending over the passes you continue on to Wastwater the deepest lake in England voted 'Britain's favourite view'. Your next stop is for lunch at the Fox and Hounds at Ennerdale Bridge a community owned pub. After lunch you will continue on through Buttermere and ascend Honister Pass passing by the famous Honister Slate Mine through Borrowdale and onto Keswick.On the return to Windermere you visit the 4000 year old Castlerigg S then drive alongside Ullswater 'the most beautiful lake in England' before ending the tour back in Windermere.""""The tour of the Lake District begins at your hotel and heads to the dramatic Langdale Valley. After spending the morning on the infamous Hardknott and Wrynose passes
From GBP130.00
 
Private Tour of the Lake District from Windermere
"This private tour starts at your hotel in Windermere and heads to the dramatic Langdales and onto the infamous Wrynose and Hardknott passes.After ascending over the passes you continue on to Wastwater the deepest lake in England voted 'Britain's favourite view'. Your next stop is for lunch at the Fox and Hounds at Ennerdale Bridge a community owned pub. After lunch you will continue on through Buttermere and ascend Honister Pass passing by the famous Honister Slate Mine through Borrowdale and onto Keswick.On the return to Windermere you visit the 4000 year old Castlerigg S then drive alongside Ullswater 'the most beautiful lake in England' before ending the tour back in Windermere.""""The tour of the Lake District begins at your hotel and heads to the dramatic Langdale Valley. After spending the morning on the infamous Hardknott and Wrynose passes
From GBP130.00
 
Hexham Abbey Guided Tour Including Lunch or Afternoon Tea at the Refectory
"Catch a bus or train from Newcastle Central Station (trains leave 22 and 54 minutes past the hour between Monday and Friday) or take the bus 685 from Eldon Square Bus Station (a quarter to the hour Monday-Friday). It is a brief walk from the stat one of the finest monastic survivals in an English church; the Frith Stool a Saxon Bishop's throne which must date from Wilfrid's Church and the beautiful panel paintings including The Dance of Death.Following the absorbing tour of the Abbey you are taken into the recent refurbished visitor centre based in monastic buildings lost to the Abbey during the Reformation but brought back into its ownership in 2012. The Big Story exhibition gives a fascinating overview of the Abbey's history telling the story not only of the buildings but also of the many people who lived worked and praised God here over the centuries. An Anglo Saxon chalice found in a coffin in the 1860s holds pride of place in the main exhibition gallery. Try your hand at calligraphy and delight in the state-of-the-art display screens that piece the Abbey together through its history.Lunch will be served in one of
From GBP14.00

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Aira Force waterfall

This place is really pretty and worth a visit if you are near by. It is located between Penrith and Keswick (south of Carlisle). There are some hiking trails near by and you can have a good look...
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Aug 30, 2003

Near Hadrians Wall

This photo was taken while wandering around near a part of Hadrians Wall near Gilsland... It was such a nice area, especially in autumn... :)
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Oct 06, 2003

Aira Force Waterfall

This cute little bridge was at the Aira Force waterfall... The waterfall is only just out of Penrith on Ullwater... It's worth a look if you are in the area...it's a really pretty area...
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Oct 06, 2003

Lakes District

On our way down to Liverpool we drove through the Lakes District...unfortunately the weather wasn't very kind to us so we only got this one photo of Ullswater...
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Aug 30, 2003

Hadrian's Wall

This is Hadrian's Wall near a town called Gilsland... We had a little look around but there wasn't that much to see...
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Aug 30, 2003

Hadrians Wall

Hadrian's Wall runs (or ran?) almost from Carlisle to Newcastle Upon Tyne. We drove to a part of the wall just outside Carlisle to have a look.
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Mar 15, 2003
 
 
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Carlisle Cathedral

Carlisle's cathedral is the second smallest cathedral in England (Oxford is the smallest) but that's only because it lost a big chunk of its nave (the central part). The spire blew down and the north...
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Carlisle Castle

I combined the castle with Tullie House Museum so i'm afraid my dead camera means I have no photos of the castle's interior. Carlisle castle is very old....but the Romans were there first! A Roman...
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Citadel

You can't really miss the Citadel. The two huge stone towers which stand either side of English Street, just outside the railway station, completely dominate the view. The towers have an interesting...
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Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery

Murphy's Law dictated that my camera died when I visited Tullie House and the castle, so apologies for the lack of interior photos Tullie House Museum has been sympathetically developed from Old...
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Guildhall Museum

Carlisle's Guildhall is the only Medieval house left in the city. It is thought to have been built in 1407 by Richard of Redeness. When he died, it was left to the city. However, there is very little...
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Historical Centre

Carlisle's historical city centre is compact and very easy to walk around. There are no hills and Carlisle folk seemed to me cheerful, friendly and helpful. The central part...the market square and...
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"A good base for explorations."
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"The Border City"
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"Carlisle"
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"Around Carlisle"
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