Possibly best-known from the famous train scene in David Lean's classic 1945 film, Brief Encounter, Carnforth Station is now home to an award-winning heritage centre and 1940s themed Brief Encounter Refreshment Room.
Sedbergh is a small market town in east Cumbria nestling beneath the Howgill Fells and within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It is also close to the Lake District National Park. And if you like books, it's proud to be England’s Booktown.
Stepping inside Leighton Hall is a step back in time. Although the house is often busy with visitors, it still retains the atmosphere of a family home because every room in the house is used regularly by the Gillow Reynolds family and friends.
Levens Hall is a magnificent Elizabethan mansion built around a 13th Century pele tower, which was expanded and rebuilt towards the end of the 16th Century. It has a celebrated and stunning large topiary garden and deer park.
Ingleborough Cave, first entered and made accessible in 1837, is the premier show cave in the Yorkshire Dales. With over 180 years of entrancing visitors with an awe inspiring range of stunning cave formations, the imposing cave entrance and the large passages are full of artefacts dating back millions of years along with the evidence of the significant impact of the Ice Ages.
This beautiful medieval house stands proud at the gateway to the Lake District.Its rich and beautiful garden includes a pond, lake, a national collection of hardy ferns and a superb limestone rock garden.
The Ribblehead Viaduct carries the Settle–Carlisle Railway across Batty Moss in the valley of the River Ribble at Ribblehead, in the Yorkshire Dales. It is one of the most famous feats of Victorian engineering along the stunning Settle to Carlisle railway line and a well-known photo stop for many visitors.
Holker is the home of Lucy Cavendish and her husband Tor McLaren who extend a warm welcome to all visitors. Magnificently situated only a short distance from Grange-over-Sands and the expanse of Morecambe Bay, the Estate is set in exceptionally beautiful countryside with gardens that merge into parkland, framed by the Lakeland Hills.
Loather Castle and Gardens is rapidly becoming one of the Lake District's most popular visitor attractions. With gardens, a historical exhibition telling 'The Story of Lowther', café, shop and the castle itself, all sited in a stunning landscape.