Castle Guards Farm Retreat Glamping Pods

Local Info

Things to do and see

The Lakes Distillery. Eat, drink, distillery tours. Fine whisky and fine dining. 5 Miles

Lake District Aquarium. Daily talks and feeding, cafe, adventure playground, cycle racks. 8 Miles

The Wave Centre. Gym, Clip and Climb, Caving centre, cafe. 8 Miles

Kong Adventure. Cafe, Kids Indoor Adventure area, plus Bookings for Indoor Climbing Sessions, Outdoor Climbing, Ghyll Scrambling, Via Ferrata, Kong Escape Room, Climb Honister Slate Mine. 14 Miles

Newlands Adventure Centre. Rookery woods for ages 8 and under, Ghyll Scrambling, Kayaking, Canoeing, Rock Climbing, Archery, Orienteering, Indoor Climbing, Cafe, Bar and Dining Room. 18 and 21 Miles

Gilcrux Trout Fish Farm. For a quiet fishing day, fly fishing and bait fishing. 5 Miles

Blencogo Farm - Alpacas. Alpaca Experiences, Shop. 12 Miles

The Beacon. Modern museum on local history, cafe, art exhibitions, childrens activities, shop. 16 Miles

Lake District Wildlife Park. Alpaca Walking, Hawk Walk, Meet the Meerkats, Lemur Encounter, Adopt an Animal, Otter and Red Panda Talk, Reptile and Bug Talk, Gift shop, Cafe, Picnicing. 10 Miles

Senhouse Roman Museum. A cliff top museum showing the artifacts of a Roman Fort and Settlement. 9 Miles

Cockermouth. A gem of a Georgian town, with independent local retail, places to eat and drink, Jennings Brewery, Wordsworth House (National Trust) and birth place of Dorothy and William Wordsworth. Birth place too of Fletcher Christian. 3 Miles

There are also golf courses, and Carlisle Racecourse is within easy reach.

Please check visiting details on line before you visit, as individual arrangements may change from time to time.

Places to eat and drink

Or have a takeaway delivered to your pod for when you don't feel like cooking.

The Lakes Distillery. Fine whisky, fine wine and fine dining. 5 Miles

Blocks Steakhouse. Local Cumbrian steak and produce, also vegetarian options. Cockermouth 3 Miles

The Bitter End. Traditional Enlish pub and restaurant, good range of ales and beers. Cockermouth 3 Miles

Bamboo. Chinese and Thai restaurant, in the heart of Cockermouth. Cockermouth 3 Miles

The Wheatsheaf, Lorton. Award winning 17th century pub. 9 Miles

Aspava Restaurant. Turkish restaurant, Lunchtimes. Cockermouth 3 Miles

Tarantella. Modern Italian style food and beers, vegetarian and gluten free also catered for. Cockermouth 3 Miles

In addition to those above there are a wide variety of pubs and restaurants to suit anyone's taste in Cockermouth which is only 3 miles away.

Please check visiting details on line before you visit, as individual arrangements may change from time to time.

A warm welcome to Cyclists on Cycle Routes

There are a variety of cycle routes that pass close by.

Cockermouth is only a few miles away which marks the start of National Route 10 (part of the National Cycle Network) which goes all the way to North Shields through the Kielder Forest.

We are pleased to welcome cycle tourists, if you have any questions about cycle accommodation please contact us.