Cumbria – Lake District County
Before 1974 Cumbria as a county did not exist and the Lake District was split between Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire. Now, however, the National Park is all in the one county. Having said that, Cumbria has much more to offer than the Lakes. The Eden Valley is very close to us at Cross Hall Farm while Carlisle, the Solway Coast and the Furness Peninsula are easily reachable.
No.1 – North, into the Eden Valley We’ve been thinking about places you might visit while here at Cross Hall Farm. Cautley is strategically placed for trips out to all points of the compass. In this post we’ll start by travelling north to the Eden Valley. You could go further north and east to Barnard […]
About a mile from Cautley in the Sedbergh direction there is a dog-leg bend in the road as it crosses a bridge over the River Rawthey. This is Straight Bridge, a rather incongruous name given the twist in the road! From there you can go over a style and walk alongside the river toward Sedbergh. […]
Here on the Cross Hall Farm blog we try to give you plenty of ideas about where to go while staying here either caravanning or camping. Kirkby Lonsdale is somewhere that many of our visitors enjoy. It is a small historic market town approximately fifteen miles south down the beautiful Lune valley. Indeed the River […]