North West England Travel
Travel Guide to Cumbria
Cumbria's majestic fells are many people's reason for visiting the Lake District - but from Roman legionaries to Victorian craftsmen there's plenty of history to uncover here too.
A Weekend on Hadrian's Wall
Hadrian's Wall is now the most famous frontier of the mighty Roman Empire. Today, it remains an inspiring and atmospheric monument to this incredible civilisation and there are all sorts of places to visit and learn about the Romans.
Spotlight on Furness Abbey and Piel Castle
The rust-coloured sandstone of Furness Abbey in Cumbria is ornately carved and, glowing in the sunshine, the site radiates tranquility. Piel Castlean, an island outpost of Furness Abbey's influence, is well worth combining with your visit.
Cumbria Walking Guide: Stott Park Bobbin Mill to High Dam
The Lake District is renowned for walking - but if you don't fancy tackling a fell, this circular walk around Stott Park Bobbin Mill at the southern end of Windermere is a perfect choice.
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