The cabin is situated in the Liddel Valley, it is surrounded by woodland and is very close to the banks of the River Liddel on the English side of the border, the other side of the river is in Scotland which is literally a few yards away. The area is very peaceful and although the cabin is secluded it is only 50 yards away from the main road. A car is essential to access any local amentities.
Historic Carlisle is situated 15 miles away, it is the main shopping, commercial and industrial centre in the northern half of Cumbria, and of southern Scotland. Here you will find many bars, eating places and shops.
The Romans established a settlement here - primarily to serve the forts on Hadrian's Wall. In the 12th century, King Henry I allowed the founding of a religious establishment, later making the town a diocese, and thus making the Priory into a Cathedral. The Prior's Tower is next to the Cathedral and houses a small exhibition in the pele tower.
Carlisle Castle is a great medieval fortress that has watched over the City of Carlisle for over nine centuries.
The Lake District which is about a forty minute drive away is England's largest National Park and includes Scafell Pike - its highest mountain, Wastwater - its deepest lake and thriving communities like Keswick and Bowness-on-Windermere.
Gretna is only 9 miles away- every year over 4,000 weddings take place in Gretna and Gretna Green, which amounts to around one in eight of all weddings that take place in Scotland. It also has a well established outlet shopping centre with shops such as Ralph Lauren, Gap and M and S.
Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site is perfect for a family day out. Discover Roman life and epic history in stunning locations. Visit the farthest reaches of the Roman Empire and explore indoors and out at our Roman forts, towns and museums and uncover the story of Roman Britain.
The 7stanes are seven mountain biking trails spanning the south of Scotland. The nearest one to the cabin is in Newcastleton which is approximately 7 miles away.
Kielder Water & Forest Park is home to northern Europe's largest man made lake and England's largest forest. There are many outdoor activities available here including sailing, bike trails, walks and tearooms.