The Eden Valley
One of Cumbria's hidden treasures

The beauty of the English Lakes and the rugged, wild landscapes of the Pennines are the most obvious natural attractions to be enjoyed within easy driving distance of The House at Temple Sowerby.

 

There is a wealth of things to do and numerous places to visit.  The area offers lakes, mountains, villages, cycle routes, water sports, museums, specialist shops, great drives, walks, educational and cultural visits too.

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ACORN BANK

Distance from The House 3/4 mile

Directions from The House:

Acorn Bank can be accessed either by road or via pleasant walk across fields.  Turn left out of the House and then right at the Pub.  At the end of this lane turn left and Acorn Bank is 250 metres on the right.

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/acorn-bank

EDEN BENCHMARK

Distance from The House 1/2 mile

Directions from The House:

From the north end of Temple Sowerby village follow the public footpath alongside the cricket ground, bear right diagonally across to the far corner of the field and then sharp right, over the stile, where the sculpture overlooks the River Eden. 

https://www.edenbenchmarks.org.uk/sculptures.html

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WINDERWATH GARDENS

Distance from The House 2 miles

Directions from The House:

From the north end of Temple Sowerby village follow the public footpath alongside the cricket ground, bear right diagonally across to the far corner of the field and then sharp right, over the stile, where the sculpture overlooks the River Eden. 

https://www.winderwathgardens.co.uk/

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ROMAN MILESTONE

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BROUGHAM CASTLE

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COUNTESS PILLAR

Distance from The House 1/2 mile

Directions from The House:

Turn right out of the House and carry on, go through the gate at the no through road sign and the monument is on the left.

http://www.stone-circles.org.uk/stone/templesowerby.htm

Distance from The House 5 miles

Directions from The House:

Turn left out of The House and join the A66 to Penrith.  Brougham is on the left before Penrith.

https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/brougham-castle/

Distance from The House 5 miles

Directions from The House:

Turn left out of The House and join the A66 to Penrith.  Brougham is on the left before Penrith.

https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/countess-pillar-brougham/