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Whinlatter – When you go into the woods today

Whinlatter is England’s only true mountain forest and with an enviable range of activities, its reputation as a thrill seekers paradise is well founded. Thanks to careful management from Forestry England, Whinlatter is far more than that. With 9 walking and 3 cycling trails, the Go Ape Tree Top Challenge, Segway hire or lunch at […]

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The Fantastic Fairground Factory exhibition at Tullie House

Roll up! Roll up!  The Mechanical Circus exhibition is making it’s debut appearance at Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery. Discover the secrets of the fairground with exhibits designed to baffle, bemuse and bewilder. The Fantastic Fairground Factory exhibition allows visitors to peek behind the scenes of the mechanical marvels, games, automata and hands on […]

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Restore the glory @ Keswick Alhambra Cinema!

The Keswick Alhambra, established in 1913, is a little gem of cinema heritage worth saving: A Crowd Funding Page has been set up for The Keswick Alhambra Cinema and here’s why and how you can preserve a little Cumbrian Gem for generations to come. One of very few UK picture houses to have remained in […]

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There’s no Place like Home

We all tend to dream of distant shores and faraway places for our holidays.   We imagine anywhere is more exciting than home but every now and again we need someone to remind us how lucky we are to call Cumbria home.  As the Destination Manager for Carlisle City Council, Paul Walker knows more than most what […]

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Solway Aviation Museum; Ready for Take off

Our wonderful aeronautical history   The Solway Aviation Museum is home to a collection of aircraft, artefacts and displays reflecting Britain’s position as a world leader in aircraft design and innovation at the dawn of the jet age.   Based at Carlisle airport, the museums’ primary objective is the preservation of our aviation heritage.  Run entirely by a team […]

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Maryport Maritime Museum

  The Maryport Maritime Museum overlooks the Solway Firth to the Scottish coast and is situated on the harbour in the historic town of Maryport. The building in which the museum is situated was originally The Queen’s Head Public House. It provided hospitality to the many seafarers passing through the busy port in the eighteenth […]

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Kong Adventure

Kong Adventure is an activity centre based in Keswick, the Lake District. We have a huge range of indoor and outdoor activities. There is something for all the family at Kong Adventure, with lots of different activities that suit different ages. If it’s an adventure you’re looking for no matter outdoors or indoors, raining or […]

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The Rum Story

Set in the original 1785 shop, courtyards, cellars and bonded warehouses of the Jefferson family. The Rum Story has been authentically designed to provide all-weather family entertainment. Known as ‘The Dark Spirit of Whitehaven’, represents £3 million of a total £11 million Millennium Commission grant aimed towards the regeneration of Whitehaven and is one of […]

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Solway Aviation Museum

The Solway Aviation Museum, based at Carlisle Airport, is home to a collection of aircraft, aviation artefacts and displays reflecting Britain’s position as a world leader in aircraft design and innovation at the dawn of the jet age. The museum’s primary objective is the preservation of our Aviation heritage, its display and interpretation. The aircraft […]

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Lake District Coast Aquarium

Since first opening May 1997, Lake District Coast Aquarium has had 21 Years of fish filled fun! With Daily Fish Feeding & Talks there are great chances to see the fish getting fed whilst learning new & interesting facts from the Aquarists. With over 75 fish displays at Lake District Coast Aquarium it’s always a […]

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