Places to eat

Crown & Thistle, Rockcliffe – 01228 674511
Near Boot, Houghton – 01228 540100
Metal Bridge, Todhills – 01228 672492
Laings Coffee Shop, Harker – 01228 672269
Skitby House, Smithfield – 01228 675241
Hidden River Cabins Cafe, Longtown – 01228 792489
Graham Arms, Longtown – 01228 791213
Spider & Fly, Stanwix – 01228 558558
The Crown, Stanwix – 01228 512789

Take Away

Dominos, Carlisle – 01228 599511
Spice Fusion Indian, Longtown – 01228 792570
Sunrise Chinese, Carlisle – 01228 531616
Skitby House Sunday lunch, Smithfield - 01228 675241
The Fryery Fish & Chips, Carlisle – 01228 272512


Lots of local walking ideas on - Family Friendly Walks

Golf Courses

Carlisle Golf Course
Eden Golf Course
Brampton Golf Course

Garden Centres

Houghton Hall Garden Centre
Dobbies Garden Centre


Carlisle Castle
Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery
Solway Aviation Museum
The Devils Porridge Museum
Vintage Motorcycle Museum
Carlisle Cathedral
Lanercost Priory
Kirklinton Hall & Gardens
Lowther Castle & Gardens

Kids Entertainment

Blackdyke Farm private hire swimming pool, Blackford
The Swimming Retreat – Croftlands View, Longtown
Walby Farm Park, Carlisle
Dalscone Farm Park, Dumfries
Mabie Farm Park, Dumfries
Bitts Park Play Area, Carlisle
Lake District Wildlife Park
Lake District Coast Aquarium, Maryport
Lowther Castle Adventure play ground, Penrith
Dino Park & Soft Play, Hetland Hall Garden Centre
Rheged Discovery Centre, Penrith
Pump Track and Play Park, Hawick
Total Enigma Ltd, Indoor Crazy Golf, Lazer Quest & Panic Rooms
Aztec Soft Play, Carlisle
Adventure World Soft Play, Carlisle
Energi Trampoline Park, Carlisle
Eden Rock Climbing Wall, Carlisle
Vue Cinema, Carlisle
Hollywood Bowling, Carlisle

Outdoors Activities

Go Ape, Whinlatter
Allonby & Silloth Beaches
New Mills Trout Fishing
Talkin Tarn & Talkin Adventures
Keilder Water & Forrest Park
Rookery Woods, Keswick
South Tyndale Railway
Ullswater Steamers
Ullswater Wake & Surf inc paddle boarding


The Lanes Shopping Centre, Carlisle
Caledonia Park Shopping Centre, Gretna
Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop, Gretna Green
Supermarkets Adsa, Kingstown Carlisle
Morrisons, Carlisle
M & S Foodhall, Kingstown Carlisle


Potsy’s Cars – 07833176850
Tony’s Taxi 07789215907