GILL BECK, RIVERSIDE, CALDBECK, CUMBRIA, CA7 8DX

Activities

Places to visit and things to do in the local area

Caldbeck
The Oddfellows Arms
Tel.0166974-78227
The Howk Gorge
and waterfalls
The old Bobbin Mill
John Peel's grave
in St. Kentigern's graveyard
Fell walks
High Pike & Carrock Fell
Riverside walks/ Cumbria Way
Reivers Route (cyclists)
Use of village tennis court (with honesty box)
Historic Houses and Gardens
Dalemain, Penrith Tel.017684-86223
Mirehouse, Bassenthwaite Tel.017687-72287
Hutton-in-the-Forest, Penrith Tel.017684-84449
Eating places nearby
The Old Crown Hesket Newmarket
Good food and home-brewed beer.
Tel.016974-78288
The Snooty Fox Uldale
Tel.016973-71479
The Pheasant Inn Bassenthwaite Lake Highly recommended
Tel.017687-76234 (12 miles)
Outdoor activities within easy reach
Fell walks - Blencathra & Skiddaw
Dodd Wood Bassenthwaite (opposite Mirehouse).

Central car park with marked trails, picnic areas & tearoom. In spring birdwatchers wait, hoping for the ospreys return. These can usually be seen from a viewpoint in the forest. Red squirrel feeding station.

Tel.0845-3673787
Castlerigg Stone Circle
Dating from 3000 B.C. in a spectacular setting outside Keswick
The Lake District Wildlife Park
Coalbeck Farm, Bassenthwaite CA12 4RD. Home to hundreds of animals, birds of prey and reptiles.

Tel.017687-76239
Keswick Launch Co.
Derwentwater cruises and boat hire
Tel.017687-72263
Whinlatter Forest
Visitor Centre, cafe, forest walks, mountain bike trails & bike hire. "Go Ape" Adventure Course. CCTV viewing for Bassenthwaite Osprey Project

Tel.017687-78469
Paragliding
Ventures (paragliding school)
Tel.07830-281986
Climbing Wall
Goosewell Farm, Keswick. Instructors available – all ages.
Tel.017687-72000
Sailing,/windsurfing/watersports
Patty Plus, Lodore Landings, Derwentwater
Tel. 01017687-76572
Horse Riding lessons
Boustead Hill Equestrian Centre, nr. Carlisle.
Tel. 01228-575000
Rookin House Activity Centre
Rookin House Farm, Troutbeck, Penrith. Huge range outdoor & indoor activities - riding, quad biking, shooting, fishing, zip wire etc.

Tel.017684-83561
Indoor activities
Rheged
Redhills, Penrith. Europe's largest grass covered building. Shops, cafes, indoor/outdoor play areas, children's pottery painting, 3D Cinema, Gallery

Tel.01768-868000
Keswick Leisure Pool
Tel.017687-72760
Theatre by the Lake
Keswick. Professional theatre productions and cafe overlooking Derwentwater
Tel.01787-74411
Pencil Museum
Keswick History, cafe and events for children
Tel.017687-73626
Alhambra Cinema
Keswick Traditional cinema showing latest films
Tel.017687-72230
Golf Courses
Keswick, Penrith, Silloth.
Further afield
Ullswater and the South Lakes, The Solway Coast, historic Carlisle, Cockermouth, Hadrian's Wall and Gretna Green

Local Weather

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11°C

Caldbeck

Cloudy

Humidity: 89%

Wind: 25.75 km/h

  • 19 Oct 2018

    Mostly Cloudy 13°C 1°C

  • 20 Oct 2018

    Cloudy 15°C 8°C

  • Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms
  • 1 double,1 twin, 1 single room
  • Off-road parking
  • Safe storage for bicycles
  • Free Wi-Fi internet access
  • Pub 50 yards
  • Stores/post office 100 yards

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