The Lake District, Cumbria
Grid Ref: NY 513 237
Askham is a small village in the north eastern corner of the Lake District, about four miles from Penrith, the M6 and the A66.
PLACES TO STAY
The Punchbowl Inn is in the centre of the village, with six rooms, a restaurant/bar and free parking.
Also in the village, is the Queen’s Head.
PLACES TO EAT
The restaurant at the Punchbowl Inn provides a wide ranging menu. The 17th century Queen’s Head is another place to eat. For afternoon tea, try the cafe at Askham Hall Gardens.
THINGS TO DO
Askham Hall Gardens are open to the public and a popular place to visit.
Lowther Castle and Gardens (20-minute walk)
Mayburgh Henge (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
Brougham Hall (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
Brougham Castle (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
Penrith (5 mi / 8 km)
M6 & A66 (5 mi / 8km)
MAP SHOWING ASKHAM