Visit - North West

With spectacular scenery, commanding castles and a magnificent Roman Wall, there is plenty to discover in the North West of England.

Upcoming Events

  • Castle Quest

    Sat 16 – Sun 24 February 2019 10am – 4pm daily Beeston Castle and Woodland Park
  • Castle Quest

    Sat 16 – Sun 24 February 2019 10am – 4pm daily Carlisle Castle
  • Children building a den

    Nature Craft

    Sat 16 - Sun 24 Feb 2019 10.30am-3.30pm Beeston Castle and Woodland Park
  • Story of the Sieges

    Tue 12 Mar 10am - 12pm Carlisle Castle

North West England Travel

  • Travel Guide to Cumbria

    Cumbria's majestic fells are many people's reason for visiting the Lake District - but from Roman legionaries to Victorian craftsmen there's plenty of history to uncover here too.

  • A Weekend on Hadrian's Wall

    Hadrian's Wall is now the most famous frontier of the mighty Roman Empire. Today, it remains an inspiring and atmospheric monument to this incredible civilisation and there are all sorts of places to visit and learn about the Romans.

  • Spotlight on Furness Abbey and Piel Castle

    The rust-coloured sandstone of Furness Abbey in Cumbria is ornately carved and, glowing in the sunshine, the site radiates tranquility. Piel Castlean, an island outpost of Furness Abbey's influence, is well worth combining with your visit.

  • Cumbria Walking Guide: Stott Park Bobbin Mill to High Dam

    The Lake District is renowned for walking - but if you don't fancy tackling a fell, this circular walk around Stott Park Bobbin Mill at the southern end of Windermere is a perfect choice.

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