Local information

Troutbeck Local Information

Troutbeck Local Information

Local tourist information

  • The popular market towns of Keswick and Penrith are both easily accessible from site which offer a number of cafes, restaurants, pubs and shops.
  • Rookin House Farm Equestrian and Activity Centre offers many activities, including archery, amphibious driving, horseriding and quad biking.
  • Dalemain Historic House and Gardens, near Ullswater, combines medieval, Tudor and Georgian architecture with lovely gardens.
  • Beckstone Art Gallery is one of the country’s leading fine art galleries, displaying over 300 paintings by 40 of the nation’s top artists.
  • Blencathra (also known as Saddleback) is one of the many fells within walking distance of the site.
  • The impressive waterfall of Aira Force is managed by the National Trust.
  • Eden Ostrich World is on a working arable, beef and sheep farm and has zebras and racoons alongside a soft play area.
  • Whinlatter Forest Park is England’s only true Mountain Forest. In the summer, there is a video link showing the Bassenthwaite ospreys at the Visitor Centre.
  • The Coast to Coast cycleway passes directly opposite the Site.
  • The White Horse Inn at Scales offer a pick-up and drop-off service for diners

Local transport

Nearest train station: Penrith - 9 miles
Nearest bus: 0.5 mile from site entrance - routes to Penrith, Keswick and Workington

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