Argill Caravan Park is located in the Upper Eden Valley, close to the Market Towns of Kirkby Stephen and Appleby-in-Westmorland and is surrounded by miles of Cumbria’s unspoilt countryside and breath taking views.
Brough – the closest village to the site, boasts a monthly Saturday Farmers Market, a village stores, pubs and a fish and chip shop. A visit to Brough is never complete without a visit to Brough Castle Ice Cream Parlour.
Brough Castle – one of a number of Lady Anne Clifford Castles in the area. Within 2 miles of the site.
Kirkby Stephen and Appleby-in-Westmorland – local market towns which are worth exploring, not only with individual shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants, a swimming pool and a castle. There are lots of lovely walks adjacent to the River Eden, on old railway routes and beyond to the Nine Standards, Wild Boar Fell and Cross Fell.
Barnard Castle and Middleton-in-Teesdale – two Market towns to the east of the site and within 20 minutes’ drive. Again beautiful walks, individual shops, a leisure centre, the Castle and Bowes Museum are just a few of the sites worth exploring.
Beautiful Lake Ullswater and Haweswater Reservoir are also within 30 minutes’ drive of the site. You can enjoy a ride on the Ullswater Steamer, a walk on the Lake District Fells or explore Pooley Bridge and Glenridding.
The Yorkshire Dales are a lovely contrast to the Lake District Fells. Arkengarthdale and Swaledale boast beautiful scenery, fabulous walks and cycle routes. The hamlets and market towns of Thwaite, Muker and Reeth are well worth exploring. Wensleydale and the Market Town of Hawes are not to be missed.
Tan Hill Inn – the highest pub in England, is situated on the Arkengarthdale Moor and on the Pennine Way. The route from Argill House forms part of the Walney to Wear C to C route – so get your bike out and join in! A warm welcome awaits.
Settle to Carlisle Railway – an unforgettable train ride with amazing views of the surrounding Cumbrian and North Yorkshire countryside and the unique Ribblehead Viaduct. The local train stations are Appleby and Kirkby Stephen.
If horse riding is something you would like to experience riding in the fabulous Howgills on the Pennine Bridleway is an opportunity not to be missed.