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Beeches Caravan Park

Gilcrux, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 2QX.    Tel: 016973 21555.    Proprietor: Henry Airey


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Lake District Walks
Museum Senhouse Roman Museum, Maryport.
Dramatically sited on the cliffs overlooking the Solway Firth, this award winning Museum is next to a Roman fort built on the orders of the emperor Hadrian nearly two thousand years ago. The museum displays the largest group of Roman military altar stones and inscriptions from any site in Britain and unique examples of Romano-British religious sculpture.
Tree Frog

Lake District Wildlife Park - home to hundreds of friendly animals including traditional favorites, endangered species, birds of prey and reptiles. A great deal is under cover so rain need not spoil your visit.

Ratty The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway, more familiarly known as the La'al Ratty.
From the Lake District Coast to the foot of England's highest mountains, small steam engines haul trains through two of Lakeland's loveliest valleys.
Brewery Jennings Brewery Visitor Centre, Cockermouth
The Castle Brewery site is in the shadow of historic Cockermouth Castle, from which it takes its name, at the point where the rivers Cocker and Derwent merge.
BBC Radio Cumbria BBC Radio Cumbria
From 'Sheep Droppings':
Which side of a sheep is the woolliest?
The outside
What do you call a sheep without any legs?
A cloud.
The Osprey
Project Lake District Osprey Project
During 2003 the Bassenthwaite Ospreys sucessfully raised their fourth chick in 3 years of breeding in Cumbria.
2004 is going to be an exciting year with the possibility that the first chick might return to the area for the first time.
Whinlatter Forest
Park Whinlatter Forest Park - England's only true Mountain Forest. Rising to 790 metres above sea level Whinlatter Forest Park offers spectacular views of the Lake District and into Scotland.
Wordsworth's House Wordsworth's House, Cockermouth
This spring, the National Trust is busy creating a living, working Georgian home - the childhood home of William Wordsworth, on Main Street in Cockermouth. From June onwards, you will have the chance to experience what life was like for the young poet and his sister Dorothy, in 18th-century Cumbria.
Rheged Rheged Visitor Centre, Penrith
Theatre By The
Lake, Keswick Theatre by the Lakeis Cumbria's year-round theatre, situated in Keswick - the heart of the English Lake District. Purpose-built to house the best in arts and entertainment, it offers local residents and visitors a varied programme of events, throughout the year, in one of the most beautiful locations in Britain.
Castle The Muncaster Experience at historic Muncaster Castle, near Ravenglass.
Explore the historic haunted castle. Thrill to wildlife on the wing at the World Owl Centre. Discover thousands of exotic plants in the Himalayan Gardens. Experience the dangers of meadowland in the MeadowVole Maze.
Western Lake
District The Western Lake District Visitor Centre for lakes & mountains, countyrside & wildlife, history & heritage, seaside and coast.
The The Rum Story, Whitehaven
Welcome to the Rum Story, the Dark Spirit of Whitehaven. Take the virtual tour, through rainforest, slave ship, prohibition and war.
The Beacon,
Whitehaven The Beacon, Whitehaven
Save our
Squirrels Save Our Squirrels. We often see red squirrels in the Caravan Park. Why not help to protect these lovely native mammals by joining Friends of the Red Squirrel?
Belfagan Women's
Morris Belfagan Women's Morris are based in Cockermouth but dance all over NW Cumbria and farther afield. Check our diary and find out where you can see us.

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