Bardsea Leisure Park is set in a former quarry, which creates a quiet and very sheltered site;…
The Modern Buddhist Temple for World Peace is at Conishead Priory, a Romantic Gothic mansion set in delightful gardens and woodland on the shores of Morecambe Bay. Soak up the peaceful in the Temple. Find calmness with a free daily guided meditation. Relax in the café. Bring the kids on a real adventure. Everyone is welcome to visit this amazing place in South Lakeland. 2 miles south of Ulverston on A5087 Coast Road, LA12 9QQ.
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Cumbria's rugged yet beautiful landscape is best known for the Lake District National Park that sits within its boundaries. It’s famous for Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, and Derwent Water, ‘Queen of the English Lakes'. This beautiful countryside once inspired William Wordsworth and his home, Dove Cottage, in Grasmere is a popular museum. Another place of literary pilgrimage is Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, located near Windermere. Tom Kitten, Samuel Whiskers and Jemima Puddleduck were all created here.
Much of Cumbria is often overlooked in favour of the Lake Distirct. In the south, the Lune Valley remains as lovely as it was when Turner painted it. The coast is also a secret gem. With its wide cobbled streets, spacious green and views of the Solway Firth, Silloth is a fine Victorian seaside resort. Other towns along this coastline include Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport. Carlisle is well worth a look – once a Roman camp, its red-brick cathedral dates back to the early 12th century and its 11th-century castle was built by William Rufus.
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