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Local Area

Hesket Park is situated in High Hesket, only 8 miles from Penrith 'the gateway to the Lakes'

High Hesket

High Hesket is an unspoilt village on the A6 conveniently located between Carlisle and Penrith in Cumbria. It has quick access to the Lake District National Park and the M6.


Carlisle lies to the north of High Hesket and, with a population of around 7000, it is Cumbria's capital city. Carlisle has good railway and road connections connecting Glasgow, Edinburgh, London and Newcastle.

More information can be found at Historic Carlisle


Penrith is the main town of the Eden Valley. It has excellent access to the M6 and is located in an ideal position for Blencathra and the Lake District.

More information can be found at The Cumbria Directory

Eden Valley

Hesket Park is in an enviable location. As well as having wider reach to the Scottish Borders and Yorkshire Dales, the most significant areas of natural beauty are right on the doorstep. Hesket Park is in the Eden Valley which offers a huge array of pursuits for people of all ages and interests.

There are many outdoor activities close to the park

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