Norman Kerr Antiquarian books
Cows at Cartmel
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LOCAL LINKS

Cultural Websites, Newspaper & Magazine Listings and Events

Cumbria Tourism

The Westmorland Gazette

Lancashire Life

Cumbria Life

South Lakeland District Council

Grange Now

 

South Lakeland Visitor Attractions

Cartmel Priory of St Mary and St Michael

Cartmel Racecourse - Race meetings on 6 days of the year

Black Horses Ltd - Horse-drawn carriage rides for any special occasion around Cartmel or for your wedding day

Holker Hall & Gardens - Award winning Estate and gardens

Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway - Check their fun website for the current steam train timetable

Ducky's Park Farm - Flookburgh's fun family attraction with lots of animals to meet and pet

Lakes Aquarium - More than your average aquarium with sea and river life, otters and even monkeys

Levens Hall - World famous topiary gardens and impressive Elizabethan stately home

Brantwood - Home of the artist and social reformer, John Ruskin, overlooking Coniston Water

Laurel and Hardy Museum - Tiny museum in Ulverston that exudes charm and nostalgia

Lakeland Miniature Village - Flookburgh's tiniest village

Windermere Lake Cruises - Take the train from Haverthwaite then cruise on Windermere

Yew Tree Barn - At Low Newton combines Wilson Reclamation Services Ltd, art, artists, antiques, crafts and interiors in a traditional 19th century Lake District barn. Just off the A590

 

Walks & Outdoor Activities in the Cartmel Area

Walking routes in the area are downloadable from www.lakedistrictoutdoors.co.uk

Visit the Lake District Peninsulas Tourism Partnership website - www.lake-district-peninsulas.co.uk

The Cistercian Way is a 33 mile walk through the Furness and Cartmel Peninsulas, a landscape trodden by monks, merchants, miners and fishermen. The route links in with several railway stations and can be completed in several easy stages with a variety of cosy and luxurious accommodation to choose from as you explore.

The Furness Way meanders for about 75 miles from Arnside on the Eastern side of morecambe bay to Ravenglass on the Irish Sea, passing through Lindale, Cartmel and Haverthwaite

Bigland Estate - Archery, clay pigeon shooting and quad biking - www.biglandoutdoordays.co.uk

Bigland Trout Fishery - Fly fishing on a regularly stocked lake - www.biglandtroutfishery.co.uk

Grange-over-Sands Golf Club - 18 hole parkland course
www.grangegolfclub.co.uk

Hampsfell Limestone Pavements - Commanding extensive views across Morecambe Bay www.limestone-pavements.org.uk

Humphry Head Nature Reserve - A whaleback of carboniferous limestone jutting into Morecambe Bay - www.cumbriawildlifetrust.org.uk

North West Parachute Centre - Experience the exhilaration of freefall skydiving at Cumbria's sole parachuting centre - www.skydivenorthwest.co.uk

Roudsea Wood and Mosses - Part of the National Nature reserve comprising broadleaved woodland and raised peat bog - access by permit only from Natural England - www.naturalengland.co.uk

 

Local Food & Drink - We Like!

Howbarrow Organic Farm - Growing a wide variety of salad and herb crops and organic meat. Visitors are also welcome to walk around the Farm Trail -www.howbarroworganic.co.uk

For Cheese, Meat & Fish · Cartmel Valley Game - Smoked Salmon · Richard Woodall - Meats · Wensleydale - Cheeses · Beers, Liqueurs, Champagne & Wines - www.lakelandhampers.co.uk

Cartmel Valley Game Supplies and Smokehouse - Licensed Game dealer and producers of top quality smoked Salmon. Suppliers to top quality hotel and restuarants.

Willow Water bottled at source - Pure water filtered through limestone bedrock at Flookburgh www.willowwater.co.uk

OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION SITES

Cartmel Peninsula Local History Society