Information on "The Eden Valley"
We are tucked in between the
Lake District and the Pennines. The
area is an attraction in its own right as
well as giving easy access to the
mountains and moors
on either side. We
are in a rain shadow area, so whatever
you might expect in the Lake District, you'll get less here.
visitors vary from the highest mountain in England to the mighty Hadrian's
Wall; and from museums such as
the award-winning Tullie House at Carlisle to the unique and mind-boggling
Bowes Museum at Barnard Castle, a French Chateau on the grandest scale in
the middle of County Durham, filled with the most amazing collection of
artefacts. And then there's
the Rheged Visitor Centre at Penrith, a feast of Garden Centres, and
a thriving local alpaca industry, not to mention the famous Settle-Carlisle railway line running through some of the most glorious scenery in
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