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Blanchland

Blanchland

Blanchland Lead Mine

Set beside the river in a wooded section of the upper Derwent valley, Blanchland is one of most attractive small villages in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Lying beneath magnificent fells, it is a conservation village built of stone from the remains of the 12th century Abbey. There is a special atmosphere and the village is steeped in history. It flourished during the 19th century lead mining bonanza and industrial archaeology abounds nearby.

 

Local places of interest

Blanchland
Brampton
Caerlaverock
Carlisle Castle
Carlisle Cathedral
Carlisle Town Centre

Gillfort Bay
Hexham / Abbey/Moot Hall/ Old Gaol
High Head Sculpture Valley
Kielder
Lanercost
Mereshead
New Abbey Corn Mill
Ruthwell Cross
The Solway Coast
SouthTyne
Sweetheart Abbey

Talkin Tarn
Teesdale
Tullie House

Links
The world of Beatrix Potter
Carlisle Cathedral
Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery
Holker Hall & Gardens
Buccleuch Hall at Langholm
Lanercost Priory

High Heads Sculpture Valley

 

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