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Rheged

Penrith


"Discover the Village in the Hill"

Named after Cumbria's Celtic Kingdom.

Attractions include a giant cinema screen, a major international mountaineering exhibition and superb shops and restaurants.


Rheged - The Village in the Hill,
Redhills,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 ODQ
Tel: 01768 868000
Fax: 01768 868002


www.rheged.com
 

Penrith Museum

Penrith


"Museum and Tourist Information Centre"

The heritage of Eden stretches back through thousands of years, from the magical stone circles of Long Meg and Her Daughters to the industrial archaeology of the North Pennines.

Penrith Museum,
Robinson's School,
Middlegate,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 7PT
Tel: 054321 09876
Fax: 012345 67890


www.eden.gov.uk
 

Stott Park Bobbin Mill

Newby Bridge


"A working mill built in 1835"

Set in woodland, near the southern tip of Lake Windermere, this 19th century bobbin mill is one of the best preserved working mills in the country.

Stott Park Bobbin Mill,
Low Stott Park,
Newby Bridge,
Ulverston,
Cumbria,
LA12 8AX
Tel: 015395 31087


www.english-heritage.org.uk
 
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Keswick Museum & Art Gallery

Keswick


"A Victorian experience not to be missed"

Located in Fitz Park, this museum was built at the turn of the 20th Century for "the inhabitants of Keswick and the visitors thereto".

Its Victorian style and range of exhibits make it a fascinating place to visit for all the family.


Keswick Museum & Art Gallery,
Fitz Park,
Station Road,
Keswick,
CA12 4NF
Tel: 017687 73263
Fax: 017687 80390


www.allerdale.gov.uk
 

Heron Corn Mill

Milnthorpe

Heron Corn Mill


"On the banks of the River Bela in South Cumbria close to the Lancashire border, this mill is one of the few still working in the area"


The present mill building dates from 1740's, and all the internal machinery is powered by a 14 ft diameter high breast shot water wheel. Some of the machinery dates from the mid nineteenth century. This includes the main shaft, pit wheel and wallower.

In the Mill, the milling process is explained and demonstrated. Cereal products are on sale, as well as small gifts, including sheets of hand made paper made in the Museum. 

Heron Corn Mill,
Beetham,
Milnthorpe,
Cumbria,
LA7 7AR
Tel: 015395 65027
Fax: 015395 65033


www.heronmill.org
 
 

 

Stott Park Bobbin Mill

 

Cars of the Stars

Keswick


"World famous museum of vehicles from film & television"

Many famous vehicles from James Bond, Only Fools and Horses, Thunderbirds and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang etc. are brought together under one roof together with a collection of autographs from famous people. 

Cars of the Stars Motor Museum,
Standish Street,
Keswick,
Cumbria,
CA12 5LS
Tel: 017687 73757
Fax: 017687 72090

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Maryport Maritime Museum

Maryport


"A wealth of objects, pictures, models and paintings that illustrate Maryportís proud maritime and painting tradition"

Occupying three floors, the museum houses a diverse and fascinating collection of artefacts.

The majority of exhibits hold a unique association with Maryportís maritime, industrial, social and political history, having been donated by townspeople and those connected with the port.


Maryport Maritime Museum,
1 Senhouse Street,
Maryport,
Cumbria,
CA15 5AB

www.maryport maritimemuseum.btck.co.uk
 

The Cumberland Pencil Museum

Keswick


"Journey through the history of pencil making"

See the history of graphite mining in Borrowdale including a replica of Seathwaite Graphic Mine.

The Cumberland Pencil Museum,
Southey Works,
Greta Bridge,
Keswick,
Cumbria,
CA12 5NG
Tel: 017687 73626


www.pencilmuseum.co.uk
 

Senhouse Roman Museum

Maryport


"The collection, which was begun by the Senhouse family in the 1570's, is the oldest in the country"

Contains the largest grouping of Roman military altar stones and inscriptions from any site in Britain and unique examples of Celtic religious sculpture.

Senhouse Museum,
The Battery,
Sea Brows,
Maryport,
Cumbria,
CA15 6JD
Tel: 01900 816 168


www.senhousemuseum.co.uk
 
 

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