Joseph Walter and Kathy Mares bought the lovely Farlam Hall in 2019 after more than twenty years…
“Enjoy the splendid views from this secluded property.” - VisitEngland Assessor
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Discover a beautiful tranquil destination that's perfectly off the beaten track between the North Pennines and Hadrian's Wall. Located in the vale of the River Irthing with fresh air flowing in from the Solway Coast, The Hollies offers you rest and relaxation with boutique-style furnishings and intriguing adventures nearby.
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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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