More to explore
A short break in Cumbria
See all Cumbria has to offer, from stone circles to Roman forts to coastal castles, on a relaxing trip around the county.
Carlisle Castle & Mary Queen of Scots
Listen to the English Heritage podcast to find out how Mary Queen of Scots' two-month stay at Carlisle turned into the rest of her life held captive.
Walk to High Dam via Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Enjoy this scenic walk from Lake Windermere, through the woodland of Stott Park and up to High Dam which was built to power the bobbin mill.
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