Carlisle Castle has changed colour

Carlisle Castle in north Cumbria has changed colour, according to research by historians. Investigations into the Keep indicate that it was … [Read more...]





Carlisle and Cumberland Bank – Wigton, Cumbria

Following a recent walk around the town of Wigton, in north Cumbria, we were curious to learn more about some carved stonework we spotted with the … [Read more...]





Fingerpost sign with crown on top

Just outside Pooley Bridge and on the junction between Penrith and Tirrel is this unusual fingerpost with a crown on top. Often to be found at … [Read more...]





Observation post – Burgh by Sands

Memories of two conflicts are to be found on the salt marshes near to a small village called Burgh by Sands in North Cumbria. King Edward I … [Read more...]





Lowther Castle

Situated just outside of Penrith in North Cumbria is the now derelict castle at Lowther. The 120 acre, Grade II listed site contains the … [Read more...]