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Visit Eden by Air!

Visit Eden by Air!

Why not book your visit to Eden, Cumbria The Lake District by air?  From 4 June you can fly with Loganair to Carlisle Lake District Airport, which is just 25 miles from Penrith, the gateway to Ullswater, the Eden Valley and Alston and North Pennines. 

Book your flights on the Loganair website.  You can fly direct from London Southend, Belfast and Dublin to enjoy the beautiful Eden landscapes. 

For a great selection of places to stay have a look at our accommodation section.

Enjoying a mid week or weekend break in Eden is now much easier with shorter journey times by air.

A free shuttle bus is available from the airport to Carlisle Railway Station from where there are regular trains to Penrith, just a 10 minute journey away!  Car hire is also available in Carlisle city itself.

Eden’s new Refill scheme is up and running!

Eden’s new Refill scheme is up and running!

Eden is the latest area in the UK to offer a Refill scheme - where shops, cafes and other places agree to give you a free refill of tap water if you come in with a water bottle. 

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Updates from the Eden Tourism Team – we don’t want to lose touch!

Updates from the Eden Tourism Team – we don’t want to lose touch!

You may have heard about the new General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"), that comes into effect May 25, 2018.  We need to check that you still want to stay subscribed to our newsletters with updates from the Eden Tourism Team. 

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Visit Penrith and Eden Museum at Night!

Visit Penrith and Eden Museum at Night!

‘Museums at Night’ is a festival that takes place across the UK from Wednesday 16 May to Saturday 19 May and allows people to experience their favorite museums by night.  

This year, Penrith and Eden Museum is opening its doors for a chance to explore the collections after-hours on Wednesday 16 May with friends and family. It’s an opportunity to discover the work of Lorna Graves, a Cumbrian artist renowned for her Raku-fired animal sculptures and test your knowledge in the Museum Pub Quiz to win prizes. How much do you know about local legends and Penrith history? 

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Eden welcomes a very special royal visitor

Eden welcomes a very special royal visitor

On the 26 March 2018, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales visited Cumbria to officially mark the Lake District National Park’s UNESCO World Heritage Site inscription.

Prince Charles stepped off the Royal Train at Langwathby railway station where he met Settle to Carlisle volunteers and railway staff before travelling to other engagements in Eden and Cumbria.

As part of the official royal visit HRH Prince of Wales visited the award-winning visitor attraction Ullswater 'Steamers' and cruised from Glenridding to Pooley Bridge on their flagship vessel Lady of the Lake.

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Westmorland Dales Landscape Partnership Scheme Tourism Business Event

Westmorland Dales Landscape Partnership Scheme Tourism Business Event

Do you have a tourism business in or near the Westmorland Dales?

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Museum’s Art Council Accreditation Status renewed

Museum’s Art Council Accreditation Status renewed

Penrith and Eden Museum’s application to Arts Council (England) for renewal of its Accredited Museum status, last awarded in 2013, has been successful.

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Trainee Search dog “Kaiya” helps celebrate walking in Eden for English Tourism Week

Trainee Search dog “Kaiya” helps celebrate walking in Eden for English Tourism Week

A trainee search and rescue dog named Kaiya helped launch English Tourism Week (17-25 March 2018) in the Eden Valley and North Pennines today (Tuesday 13 March 2018).

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It's Competition time in Eden!

It's Competition time in Eden!

English Tourism Week (17-25 March 2018) campaigns to raise the profile of the industry and celebrate the value and quality of tourism in England.

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Step out to discover some of Eden’s amazing walks during English Tourism Week

Step out to discover some of Eden’s amazing walks during English Tourism Week

This year, we are encouraging local people and visitors to step out and enjoy some of the huge range of walks on offer in this beautiful corner of Cumbria during English Tourism Week 2018.

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Penrith and Eden Museum wins National Lottery support to launch ‘Landmarks of Eden’ project

Penrith and Eden Museum wins National Lottery support to launch ‘Landmarks of Eden’ project

Thanks to National Lottery players, Penrith and Eden Museum has received £3,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project, ‘Landmarks of Eden’. The project explores the ways in which the landscape and landmarks of the Eden Valley affect the people who live here.

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