Visit Eden

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Useful Links

  • Appleby Fair - The official site for the Appleby Horse Fair with useful information on how to plan your visit

  • Visit Appleby website - Further information on Appleby

  • Churches Trust for Cumbria - The Churches Trust for Cumbria recognises and values the contribution that church buildings and church communities make to Cumbrian society, beyond their core purpose as places of worship. A useful website with details of the locations of churches in Eden with information on how to get there

  • Coronation Garden - Explore the history of Penrith at the Coronation Garden

  • Cumbria Wildlife Trust: Is dedicated to protect many of the habitats and species in Cumbria

  • Eamont Bridge, near Penrith: was the site of the first great imperial council of the 10th century. On the 12th of July in 927 the northern kings and the Bamburgh dynasty gave up their kingdoms and were reinstated as tributaries in a ceremony on what was the northern border of the English Kingdom

  • Eden Arts - The arts development agency for Eden. This site keeps you in touch with visual arts and crafts activities and performing arts events in the area

  • Eden's Ancient Ash Trails - Discover how Ash has been used in medicine, magic and folklore throughout the ages and where Eden's Ancient Ash trees can be found

  • Eden Rivers Trust - The Eden Rivers Trust is the only charity dedicated to the conservation and protection of the River Eden, its tributaries and its surrounding countryside

  • Fix the Fells: Works to repair and maintain our ancient network of mountain paths, many of which have been around for hundreds, if not thousands of years - why not get involved?

  • Friends of the Lake District: Are dedicated to protecting Cumbria's landscape for the future

  • Go Lakes - The official site of Cumbria Tourism, containing a wealth of information on Cumbria, the Lake District

  • Keswick - The official visitor website for Keswick with information on the local area

  • Lake District Foundation - Funding conservation, environmental and cultural heritage projects in the Lake District

  • Lake District Grand Tour - A cycle route which visits all the lakes of Lakeland, pokes into its most distant corners, and cycles over every mountain pass

  • Lake District National Park Authority: Looks after this unique corner of England, encouraging people to enjoy and understand its beauty and helping those who live and work

  • North Pennines AONB - Information on the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and European Geopark. The site features visitor and environmental information, plus updates on the activities of the North Pennines AONB Partnership to look after this special place

  • Settle to Carlisle Railway - Information on the Settle to Carlisle Railway and its history

  • The National Trust: Is a UK conservation charity, which protects historic places and green spaces, and opening them up forever, for everyone

  • Traveline - National public transport information. Useful for planning your visit to Cumbria and around the Eden District when you are here

  • Visit Cumbria: A very useful website with information for the whole of Cumbria

  • Walk Eden - Useful information on walks around Kirkby Stephen - a 'Walkers are Welcome' town

  • Walkers are Welcome - 'Walkers are Welcome' website, with details of those towns with this official status