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Gretna Gateway outlet village

There are many things to do Carlisle and the outlet village offers plenty of local shops and all the High Street names, including top brands, there is plenty of shopping and entertainment close to your self catering accommodation and you also have the great Gretna Gateway outlet village only 15 minutes drive from your log cabins Cumbria where you can pick up some bargains from brands such as Ralph Lauren and Gap.

Please click here to visit the outlet website

Walby Farm Park

Enjoy a family day out at Walby Farm Park, only 15 minutes drive from Hidden River Cabins its and excellent place to take the kids.  There is an indoor soft play if the weather is a little chilly and on a warmer day there is an outdoor play park with a large sand pit, trampolines, tractors, farm animals and our favourite goat racing at certain times of the year.  Its definitely worth a full day there if you have children so go early and enjoy a fun filled day.

Houghton Hall Garden Centre

Just off the M6 at junction 44, Houghton Hall Garden Centre is one of the things to do Carlisle.  It has a variety of things to do, including a fantastic farm shop with all sorts of local produce.  There is also a grocery store that sells very fresh produce, a toy shop, a world in miniature museum and Maidenhead aquatics where you can feed the fish with young children and look at the fish on sale – that is if you haven’t caught some in the river already!


The Vue Cinema in Carlisle shows all box office films and is located on Botchergate near the centre of town.

Please see My Vue for more information.

Carlisle Racecourse

Carlisle Racecourse host races through out the flat and jump season and offer a range of tickets and package options, each tailor-made to suit every age group and budget.

Why not spend the day at the races and come and join us at Hidden River Cafe for an evening meal.

Please click here to visit the Carlisle Racecourse website

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