Bewcastle is one of the last unspoilt areas of Britain. Farmed, lived in and fought over for three thousand years, it still retains the rugged splendour of the border regions. This is the haunt of buzzard, curlew and merlin. While sheep now graze over much of the land, the fells and 'wastes' have changed little since prehistoric times.

Bewcastle is an ideal centre, both to explore, and as a base for visiting the nearby Lake District, Pennines, Cheviots, Scottish Lowlands and Northumberland coast. While the roads in the national parks fill to distraction, Bewcastle's labyrinthine lanes and tracks see more sheep than cars.

Good food, comfortable accommodation, walking, cycling, horse riding, ornithology, music and a rich historical past.....

Leave your stress behind and visit us in Bewcastle.

Bewcastle - Wagtail

Family Concert
Sunday Afternoon
1st June 2014 at 2pm
Stapleton Hall

John Spiers, Melodeon Player
and Maddy Prior (Steeleye Span)
Plus performers
from Stones Barn
£5 on the door


Maddy Prior's Stepping Stones Festival
June 13th & 14th 2014
Kirklinton Hall

Stepping Stones Festival

Steeleye Span,
John Speirs,
Balkan Bandits, Red Ruff, Charlie Dore, The Hefted, Katie Ritson,
Bottle Bank Band,
Griogair Morrison and much more

 

Hadrian's Wall Country

Unesco - Frontiers of the Roman Empire

Sponsored by Keeper's Cottage, the perfect escape to a self catering cottage.

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