From DrybeckThings to do using Drybeck Farm as your base – From The Lake District to The Borders:
The Eden Valley
The Eden Valley is steeped in history, heritage and wildlife with many mystical and magical attractions such as the Long Meg Stone Circle, Lacey’s Caves and the fascinating Watermill all close to the village of Little Salkeld. Enjoy the Eden Valley’s artisan food producers, eateries and local farmers markets – a foodie’s heaven all set amongst stunning scenery. Find out more here.
If you want to travel further afield the Armathwaite station on the Carlisle-Settle line is just a 20 minute walk away. From here you can take a short ride to the ancient border city of Carlisle with its castle, cathedral, museum and shopping centre. There are also connections from here to Newcastle, Glasgow / Edinburgh and all stops south. You can also travel by train into the upper Eden Valley, exploring the market towns of Appleby and Kirby Stephen, their surrounding countryside and fells, and beyond in to the Yorkshire Dales.
The Lakes and more
Easily reached by car is the Lake District with its beautiful lakes, valleys, dramatic high fells and the borderlands including Hadrian's Wall. Only a stones throw away is the little known Solway Coast. These pages are just intended to give a flavour of how you can enjoy your time whilst staying at Drybeck. If there are specific activities you are interested in please ask and we will be happy to help out. Prior to your arrival and upon arrival we have more comprehensive information available to help you plan and get the best from your stay with us. For more information on things to do whilst visiting Drybeck try the following websites: