St Andrew’s Church – Penrith

Here at St Andrew's Church, Christians have worshipped here, on this site, in Penrith for over a thousand years. Additionally, there is a possibility a chapel stood here in Saxon…

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John Wilkinson-Ironmaster

John Wilkinson - Ironmaster: Iron-mad Wilkinson (as his contemporaries called him) was a talented engineer and pioneer in the industrial revolution. He made his fortune manufacturing cast iron and munitions.…

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Levens Hall and Gardens

Levens Hall is an Elizabethan house approximately 11 miles east of Lothlorien - close to Kendal. The magnificent mansion was built around a 13 Century pele tower. Due to its…

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Milnthorpe

Milnthorpe is probably not the first place to go to when visiting the South Lakes. It is only seven miles south of Kendal and Milnthorpe. However, It has a lot…

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Alfred Wainwright- A Lakeland Legend
Orrest Head, Windermere where Alfred Wainwright caught his first view of the Lake District

Alfred Wainwright- A Lakeland Legend

Alfred Wainwright-A Lakeland Legend: In June 1930, a 23-year old Blackburn man strolled up Orrest Head near Windermere. At the top, he caught the first view of the Lake District…

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