*Top Picks*

01768 865381

Clifton CA10 2ER, United Kingdom

Check-in time 16.00, check-out 11.00. Lunch 12.00 to 14.30; dinner 18.00 to 21.00. Bar snacks available all day. 

£££

The George and Dragon is a stylish country inn with a cosy bar, and eleven comfortable bedrooms, individually designed and decorated. The elegant bathrooms have roll top baths or contemporary walk-in showers. Ideally situated on the edge of the Lake District, in a lesser known part of Cumbria. 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…

+44 (0) 1833 690606

The Bowes Museum, Newgate, Barnard Castle, United Kingdom

10.00-17.00 daily

…outstanding collections of European fine and decorative art The Bowes Museum is a hidden treasure, a jewel in the heart of beautiful Teesdale. The magnificent building stands proud in the historic market town of Barnard Castle housing internationally significant collections of fine and decorative arts. Read more…

017687 88850

The Lakes Distillery, Setmurthy, Near Bassenthwaite Lake, Cumbria CA13 9SJ, United Kingdom

Distillery Tours from 10am - 5pm. Distillery Shop open 10am - 6pm. Bistro at the Distillery 10am - 9pm.

The Lakes Distillery is Cumbria’s only distillery producing the Lakes Gin, the Lakes Vodka, the ONE (a British Isles blended whisky) and what will become our signature spirit, the Lakes Malt (first bottle due in 2018). Read more…