Bampton is a great place to base yourself while you are exploring Cumbria as many of the city’s most popular attractions are close. Two sights that should be on every visitor’s to-do list is the fascinating Dalemain and the iconic Rheged. Two other worthy points of interest that are located close by Bampton are Gowbarrow Fall and Aira Force.
To better understand Cumbria, head to one of its fabulous cultural destinations. Stroll around the exhibits and enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the World of Beatrix Potter in Windermere, the Hawkshead Grammar School in Ambleside and the Cumberland Pencil Museum in Keswick. There are a number of popular galleries to visit near here. In particular, don’t miss the Abbot Hall Art Gallery in Kendal and the Keswick Musem and Art Gallery in Keswick.
There are many picturesque outdoor attractions here as well so don’t miss the chance to get outdoors. Hike around in the Lake District National Park in Windermere.
Destinations such as Ullswater in Penrith, the Castlerigg Stone Circle in Keswick and Derwent Water are well worth visiting during your time in Bampton. Those with a passion for faith and religion will enjoy the serene atmosphere at Crosthwaite Church in Keswick. History buffs will enjoy spending a few hours at the Lowther Castle and Gardens in Penrith.
If golf is your passion, visit the Windermere Golf Club in Windermere. It’s a great way to enjoy the fresh air.
See popular sporting heroes, the Carlisle United FC, do battle in the nearby Brunton Park, Carlisle. On match days the area around the stadium becomes a sea of blue and white, as crowds flock together to cheer on their beloved team.
To make the most of Bampton, consider booking a room close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. Make reservations for the Days Inn Kendal Killington Lake, the Riverside Hotel, Kendal, or the North Lakes Hotel And Spa, Penrith.