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Tel code: 016977 | code search
Postcode: CA8 | code search
Population: 4000
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Howard Arms Hotel
"this hotel has been recently taken over by people who have no concept of customer service. we booked in advance for 7 people and hoped to get 4 twin rooms ..." More

White Lion Hotel
"happy very helpfull friendly staff looking forward to my next visit with my daughter and friend .

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White Lion Hotel
"I just could not believe hotels like this existed anymore, anywhere.It was truly awful in every respect.

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Brampton, in the north east corner of Cumbria, is a market town of some 4,000 people, said to have been founded in the 7th century. Henry II granted the town its charter, and the first market was held here in 1252. Much of the building is in local red sandstone, but the abiding impression will be of traditional Cumbrian white-washed houses. The area can claim some earlier roots though, with the Romans having built Hadrian’s Wall just a stroll away, a fact that is commemorated by a statue to the emperor in the town centre. A couple of miles outside the town are Gelt Woods, now an RSPB reserve, but once housing a Roman quarry. A stone there bears an inscription made by a Roman legionnaire in the 3rd century. Stone from Hadrian’s Wall was used in building the town’s old church, of which only the chancel remains. But for once the replacement is probably more interesting than the original: St Martin’s is the only church designed by Philip Webb, the pre-Raphaelite architect. Of particular note in the church are the stained glass windows, made in William Morris’s studio to designs by Sir Edward Burne-Jones. Also worthy of a visit is the large motte on the eastern side of the town, standing 135 feet above its surroundings, and in the town centre the octagonal Moot Hall, built in 1817, in front of which stands a bull ring used for baiting the animals for “sport” in past times. Walkers will enjoy the rolling countryside in the area, and both walkers and the boating fraternity will like the space offered by Talkin Tarn, just to the south east of Brampton, with wooded walks and 65 acres of water.


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String of Horses Inn (4.16 miles)

String of Horses Inn
Welcome to the String of Horses; a traditional Coaching Inn set in one of the most beautiful and historic areas of Britain; near the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hadrian's Wall; The Lake District and ... More | visit website
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Brookside B&B (4.47 miles)

Brookside B&B
Brookside Bed & Breakfast is a traditional B&B/Guest House situated close to Carlisle in Cumbria. Brookside offers high quality, value for money bed and breakfast accommodation in Cumbria and is ideally situated for visitors to ... More | visit website
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Heads Nook Hall (4.51 miles)

Heads Nook Hall
Located on the edge of the village of Heads Nook, seven miles from Carlisle, Heads Nook Hall Bed & Breakfast offers a unique luxury Country Guest House experience. Its location makes it an ideal base ... More | visit website
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Crosby Lodge Country House Hotel (4.77 miles)

Crosby Lodge Country House Hotel

Overlooking parkland and the River Eden, Crosby Lodge is the perfect venue. With eleven beautifully designed and appointed en-suite bedrooms.

The deliciously exciting menus of authentic continental cuisine and traditional British fare, will leave you with ... More | visit website

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Crown Hotel (5.76 miles)

Crown Hotel

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Standing close to the River Eden in the picturesque village of Wetheral near to Carlisle in North West England, the Crown Hotel provides a peaceful haven for both business and ... More

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Bush Nook Cottage (6.14 miles)

Bush Nook Cottage
Stay in style in Hadrian's Wall Country

Situated in the heart of Hadrian's Wall country, Bush Nook is the perfect venue for a short break with friends or family.

A wonderful area for walking or cycling, you ... More | visit website

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Ald Pallyards & Newpallyards (6.55 miles)

Ald Pallyards & Newpallyards

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New Pallyards is a small farm of 65 acres set in the idyllic countryside of the North East of Cumbria. The accommodation comprises a converted farmhouse and self catering cottages. ... More

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Howard Arms Hotel (6.94 miles)

Howard Arms Hotel

The Hotel is family owned and operated, we offer modern English food in relaxed dining area, with log fires and traditional hospitality. Situated in the quiet Market town of Brampton the hotel offers excellent accommodation, ... More | visit website

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Blacksmiths Arms (6.94 miles)

Blacksmiths Arms
Welcome to the Blacksmiths Arms, which offers all the hospitality and comforts of a traditional Country Inn. Enjoy tasty meals served in our bar lounges or linger over dinner in our well appointed restaurant. The ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Carlisle Central (7.76 miles)

Premier Inn Carlisle Central
Ideally located within easy reach of the M6, junction 43. Local attractions include Carlisle football ground and for shops and local amenities Carlisle city centre is only 1 mile away. Our Carlisle Central Premier Inn ... More | visit website

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