The Greenhill Hotel is an excellent base for exploring North Cumbria with many historic attractions and some fantastic walking / cycling to be had nearby.
This is Cumbria - much to do with nothing too far away!!
Lake District National Park
The hotel is perfectly located to explore the Lake District National Park.
The Caldbeck Fells are an undiscovered part of the Lakes. You can walk for miles without seeing a soul in stunning scenary. Bliss!
All of the hills at the back of Skiddaw and Blencathra are within easy reach with more gentle walks to be had around the local Caldbeck, Ireby and Uldale area.
The bustling outdoor adventure town of Keswick is only 30 minutes drive away, nestled between stunning lakes and mountains. Challenging fell walks and water sports abound.
If water sports such as dinghy sailing, canoeing and windsurfing are your thing? Available locally at Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Club and at Derwentwater nr Keswick.
Historic Carlisle & Hadrian's Wall
Enjoy a day at the races at Carlisle Race Course - a jocky club racecourse. Racing fixtures are available most of the year and there are family fun days.
The Solway Aviation Musuem - home to a collection of aircraft, aviation artifacts and displays reflecting Britain’s aviation history.
Hadrian's Wall Country - Discover the World Heritage Site of the famous Roman Wall that stretches from the Solway to Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The Northern frontier of a mighty empire that once covered the known World.
Cockermouth & Solway AONB
Cockermouth was made famous in November 2009 when it flooded. Now the main street area has recovered and the shops, pubs and restaurants renovated. It makes for a fantastic place to do a spot of shopping in the many indivually owned shops, superb restaurants and traditional pubs.
Check out Jennings Brewery, brewing excellent beer since 1828 - take a brewery tour and discover the history of Cumbria's favourite tipple. It's also home to the birthplace of William Wordsworth at the Wordsworth House and Garden - owned by the National Trust.
We're also near to the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), famous for its stunning sunsets, abundant bird life, beautiful coastline walks and numerous golf courses.
Also the historic ports of Maryport and Whitehaven are worth a visit.