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Caravan Site in the Eden Valley in Cumbria
Includes Camping Pods and Bunkhouse Accommodation

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Things to do in the local area

Activites

  • Walking: There are a number of walks available direct from the site and we are conveniently located for walking in the north Pennines and the Lake District National Park. Ullswater is less than 15 miles away where you will find some fantastic walking routes. One of our favourite routes takes in Lacy's Caves and Long Meg Stone Cirle - view route
  • Cycling: The official C2C cycle route is only a mile away and we do offer an arranged C2C package which includes accommodation here are Mains Farm, plus transfers, meals and even a guide if required  - view details
  • Fishing: Our privately owned stretch of single bank salmon and trout fishing is only a 200 metre stroll from the site. If you need help with fishing, haven't any tackle, or you just want to have a go, Trevor is on hand to help. Trevor is very experienced in all forms of fishing, fishing tackle is available, all you have to do is enjoy the river, the sport and his company.
  • Golf: Penrith Golf Club is less than 8 miles away, which offers a par 69, 18 hole course with fantastic Lake District views including Blencathra and Helvellyn.
  • Settle to Carlisle Railway: An hiistoric scenic railway with 11 stops on route. Lazonby station is a very short walk from Mains Farm. From here you can either travel north west to Carlisle, or south east to Settle - view details
  • Lazonby Swimming Pool (1.7 miles): A 17m x 8m heated outdoor swimming pool (26ºC). There are qualified lifeguards on hand, plus a range of pool toys and floats, hot showers, picnic area, play area and a kiosk selling drinks and snacks.

Nearby Attractions

  • Rheged (8 miles): A fabulous attraction that is a destination for family activities, cinema, arts programme, shopping, fresh food and play. Here you will find family films, children's activities, pottery painting, plus indoor and outdoor play areas. This is a must see attraction - view details
  • Acorn Bank (10 miles): The National Trust's Acorn Bank property is a tranquil haven known for its large herb collection and traditional fruit orchard  - view details
  • Dalemain Historic House & Gardens (10 miles): One of the most beautiful stately homes in the North West with lovely gardens and peaceful woodland walks. Home of the original Marmalade Awards - view details
  • Lowther Castle & Gardens (13 miles): A sight of dramatic beauty and splendour, the castle presides over 130 acres of hidden gardens, enchanting woodland and breath-taking views. Cafe, Gardens & Gallery open every day from 10am to 5pm in the summer and 10am to 4pm in the winter - view details
  • Carlisle Castle (17 miles): Standing proudly in the city it has dominated for nine centuries, Carlisle Castle remained a working fortress until well within living memory. It has withstood many sieges, contained a valuable royal prisoner, and been home to the King's Own Royal Border Regiment. Discover the castle's turbulent past in the fascinating family-friendly exhibition. Explore medieval castle rooms as well as 19th century military buildings, and visit Cumbria's Museum of Military Life - view details
  • Hadrians' Wall (20 miles): This spectacular World Heritage Site marches 73 miles from sea to sea across some of the wildest and most dramatic countryside in England - view details
Featherstone Arms, Kirkoswald

Places to Eat

  • The Featherstone Arms, Kirkoswald (1 mile): Located on the square right in the middle of Kirkoswald. Here you will find great home-cooked food and a good choice of local and national cask ales - view details
  • Crown Inn, Kirkoswald (1 miles):  Located right by the village square and war memorial The Crown is a real locals’ pub with bags of character - view details
  • Joiners Arms, Lazonby (2 miles) - tel: 01768 897172
  • Midland Hotel, Lazonby (2 miles) - tel: 01768 898901
  • The Shepherd's inn, Langwathby (5 miles) - tel: 01768 881463
For bookings and enquiries please call 01768 898342

Mains Farm Caravan Site
Mains farm, Kirkoswald, Penrith
Cumbria CA10 1DH

t: 01768 898342
e: pickthalls@themains-kirkoswald.co.uk

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C2C Hassle Free Coast to Coast CyclingMains Farm offer 1, 2 & 4 day rides of the official Coast to Coast (C2C) route inc. accommodation, transport, baggage transfers and meals.

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