Places of Interest

01900 829966

Kirkgate Arts, The Kirkgate Centre, Kirkgate, Cockermouth, CA13 9PJ

Admin Office: 9am - 5pm Mon - Fri | Box Office: 10am - 1pm Mon - Sat | Also open at various times on evenings and weekends for events.

Who we are Kirkgate Arts is a social enterprise and charity, first established in 1995. We run the Kirkgate Centre in Cockermouth – a unique theatre and arts venue based in a former Victorian school. Read more…

01768 778469

Whinlatter Forest Park, Keswick, United Kingdom

open 7 days a week Visitor Information kiosk: 10am-4pm daily; Siskins Cafe: Summer 10am to 5pm - Winter 10am to 4:30pm. Dogs welcome. Cyclewise: 10am to 5pm; Please contact GoApe for opening hours

Whinlatter, England’s only true Mountain Forest, is home to stunning views, fantastic walks, exhilarating mountain biking, rare wildlife and adventure play! Read more…

01743 852100

Blencathra Centre, Threlkeld, United Kingdom

11.00-16.00 Daily

The Blencathra Centre occupies a dramatic setting at 300m on a south facing slope of Blencathra in The Lake District National Park and offers an unparalleled panorama across the Keswick, Helvellyn and Skiddaw areas. Read more…

King Arthur's Round Table, United Kingdom

” King Arthur’s Round Table is a Neolithic earthwork henge, dating from about 2000 BC, but much later believed to be King Arthur’s jousting arena. King Arthur’s Round Table is one of a pair of henges in Eamont Bridge, along with Mayburgh Henge. Read more…

01931 712192

Lowther Castle, Lowther, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 2HH, United Kingdom

Opens 12th March 2017

Looking out across the Lake District National Park sits the romantic ruins of Lowther Castle. A sight of dramatic beauty and splendour, the castle presides over 130 acres of hidden gardens, enchanting woodland and breath-taking views. Read more…