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Hensingham, Cumbria

The village of Hensingham lies on the western fringe of the Lake District and is handily placed to visit Keswick and the beautiful Northern Lakes, St Bees Head (starting point of Wainwright’s Coast to Coast walk), Maryport Harbour & Aquarium, Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway, and much more!

Hensingham is the home of West Cumberland Hospital, the first hospital built in England after the introduction of the National Health Service. It was officially opened on 21 October 1964 by Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.

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Set in a rural loaction, near the village of Hensingham on the wesern fringe of the Lake District, Summergrove offers affordable, modern, contempory accommodation in a series of three halls surround by attractive walled gardens. Enjoy good, locally sourced meals in the pleasant Terrace Bar & Grill restaurant. Summergrove is handily placed to visit Keswick and the Northern Lakes, St Bees Head, Maryport Harbour, Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway and much more!

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Westlakes Science & Technology Park
The Rum Story
Whitehaven Piers & Lighthouse
The Beacon Museum
Whitehaven Golf Club
The Lakes Distillery
St Bees Beach
The Lake District Wildlife Park
Whinlatter Forest Park
Bassenthwaite Lake Nature Reserve

Catbells Lakeland Walk
Buttermere & Honister Pass
Scafell Pike Mountain
Aira Force Waterfalls
Wordsworth House & Garden
Wastwater Lake
Ullswater Lake Cruises
Muncaster Castle
Dove Cottage