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The perfect location………. Inspired by our guests


In Wall and Lakes Holiday cottage we have a little guest book and this afternoon I was sitting reading it.  It made me smile and appreciate our wondergful location.  Here are some guest comments, they are really getting out and about walking sections of Hadrian’s Wall, enjoying local stunning scenery, and exploring The Lake District National Park.  Check out our ‘out and about’ section for details on these and many more things to do.

  • “Well placed for all the attractions this lovely part of the country has to offer”
  • “Great location, wish we could have stayed longer”.
  • “We found the food and service at Lanercost Priory tearoom excellent”. Facilities at Lanercost Priory | English Heritage (english-heritage.org.uk)  This historical Priory and gateway to Hadrian’s Wall, nearby, with its great walks, including one up to Birdoswald Roman Fort.  An amazing day out for all. Birdoswald Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall | English Heritage (english-heritage.org.uk)
  • lovely, local walks, stunning views from the ridge walk (Brampton) and good circular walk to Talkin Tarn via the Dandyline”. Walk from your doorstep up to Talkin Tarn or drive in a few minutes.   Directions for this and many other local walks can be found in the cottage.  Talkin Tarn a peaceful, stunningly beautiful local tarn with level walk around.  Talkin Tarn Country Park - Visit Lake District
  • “On Thursday the market at Keswick, although busy was full of unusual stalls and crafts”. The town of Keswick is less than an hour’s drive from Brampton.
  • “Walking with alpacas at Alpacaly Ever After” “Portinscale (near Keswick) was the highlight of the week”. Remember to book in advance and a great day out for all the family.  Outstanding Alpaca and Llama Experiences - Alpacaly Ever After
  • “We enjoyed Gelt Woods (local beautiful walks from the cottage door) and Geltsdale (RSPB bird reserve at Tindale Tarn, Hallbankgate, a few miles from Brampton)”. Geltsdale Nature Reserve, Cumbria - The RSPB
  • “Highly recommend Vindolanda and the Roman Army Museum (joint tickets available)”. Visit Vindolanda & the Roman Army Museum
  • “Walking at Gelt Woods”
  • “Also, Pooley Bridge ferry to Glenridding on Ullswater” Timetable & Fares | Ullswater 'Steamers' (ullswater-steamers.co.uk) An amazing day out for all the family.  Stunningly beautiful lake, amazing trip on the steamer across the sparkling lake followed by a walk around the lake, perfection.   Ullswater, easily accessible via road in under an hour.
  • “Recommend: Queens Head, Warwick on Eden and Brampton Roosters Fish and Chips”.
  • “Ideal location for visiting family in Brampton”.
  • Recommend: Fish and chips in Brampton  Two local fish and chip shops as well as pizza and other take aways.  Something for everyone.  Not to mention the several wonderful cafés.
  • Duke of Cumberland, Castle Carrock – check opening hours”. Castle Carrock is a beautiful, small village on the edge of Brampton.
  • The Howard Arms pub and restaurant in Brampton (just a stroll away into the friendly market town). Great pub, great food, and regular entertainment.
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