The Area around Lowther Holiday Park
Eden Valley with Ullswater
Lowther Holiday Park is situated in the beautiful Eden Valley with Ullswater (arguably the most attractive of the English Lakes) to the West. The Northern Pennines area of outstanding natural beauty and the road from Penrith to Alston (one of the world’s most beautiful road journeys according to top travel writers) to the East.
The Scottish Border Country and Hadrian"s Wall are to the North. Shap Fells and the Lune Gorge are to the South.
The historic market town of Penrith with its range of speciality shops and famous market is just two miles away.
Other towns within Eden are Appleby-in-Westmorland, Kirkby Stephen and Alston. The scenic Settle-Carlisle Railway has a station at Langwathby about four miles from the Holiday Park.
Charming Lakeland Towns and Villages
Lowther Holiday Park is situated on the edge of the Lake District National Park. You can wander around charming Lakeland towns and villages, explore the history of the area at its castles and historical houses, enjoy the great variety of attractions or have some family fun at the many events taking place all year round. Whatever the weather, there is something for everyone.
As the park is situated on the historic Lowther Estate, it is easy to visit Lowther Castle. The Lowther Estate covers some 70,000 acres and can offer virtually every type of country sport over mountain, moorland, wood and farmland as well as trout and salmon fishing in the River Eden and its tributaries the River Lowther and the River Eamont.
Wildlife tours are also available and can be tailored to your requirements. The guided wildlife outings offer a variety of opportunities from woodland and riverside strolls to more energetic fell walks and specialist motor cruises by Landrover or eight-wheeled drive all-terrain vehicles. With the benefit of an experienced and knowledgeable guide you will have the greatest chance of an encounter with a wide range of wildlife.