Places our students and guests tend to visit include:
- Within 5 minutes:
Lakes Distillery, Pheasant Inn
Walks: Elva Plain, Dubwath Silver Meadows Wetland Nature Reserve, Sale Fell, Ling Fell, Bassenthwaite Lake (Ouse Bridge)
- Within 20 minutes:
Wordsworth House, Jennings Brewery, Castlegate House Gallery, Banks Heritage Museum, etc.
Cash Points, Castlegate Surgery, Allison & Son Chemist,
Useful shops include:
Cockermouth Arts & Crafts,
The Silver Beaded Needle,
Billy Bowman’s Music Shop,
Theatre by the Lake,
Keswick Museum & Gallery,
Derwentwater Jetties, Hope Park, Friar’s Cragg etc.
Walks: Derwentwater, Binsey Fell, Newlands Valley, Cat Bells, Castlerigg Stone Circle, Borrowdale, Skiddaw, Dodd Wood Osprey Viewing Point, St Bega’s Church, Caldbeck (home of
- Within 40 minutes:
Walks: Loweswater, Crummock Water, Buttermere, Newlands Pass, Honister Pass, Grange, The Bowderstone
We have a full colour Walks from Higham book, professionally written by Ronald Turnbul, containing 12 local forays from Higham with full route descriptions and OS Map sections.
This excellent showcase for our wonderful locality is paperback A5 landscape (same as our brochure) and a lovely full printed colour copy is for sale from the Office for £5, with all proceeds going to Higham.