These posts are about some places that are well worth a visit

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Silver Susan at work in her studio.

Brougham Hall – treasures and treats for visitors to Cumbria

“Andy Luck and I looked into historic Brougham Hall last weekend. Andy was testing some rather fine digital cameras for technical review articles in Cumbria for Outdoor Photography and Black and White Photographer magazines.  You’ll have to read the magazines for his reviews and technical insights, but can view some of his images on wildopeneye blog.  From photographing wild […]

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The High Head Circle is of red sandstone and has cardinal and astronomical alignment.

Circles in stone part 1. The Cumbrian Sculpture Valley at High Head

We have recently learned that though the Stone Circle will still be accessible after December 21st, you should endeavour to make your visit before December 21st because the visitors’ centre and cafe will be closed after that. Call 016974 73552 to place your reservations for Christmas dinner. We found High Head Sculpture Valley to be a […]

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Light trails from trucks and cars blaze past The Bridge Bistro, one of Cumbria's most elegant dining and drinking venues.

Roadside dining reaches new heights at The Bridge Bistro, Kirkby Thore

Located on the A66 gateway to the Lake District near Penrith, stylish bistro café The Bridge sets a new benchmark in roadside cuisine by serving affordable foodie fare. How many times have you passed through Kirkby Thore on Cumbria’s A66 and have hardly been aware of the fact?  We always knew Kirkby Thore was there […]

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