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The Sycamore Tree
“Comfortable rooms in the town centre plus a café/restaurant” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
The Sycamore Tree is located on the high street of Longtown just four miles from Gretna and the Scottish border. Choose from a four-poster or a king-size family room. Bedrooms have many thoughtful extras whilst catering well for the modern traveller. If you are staying over for one of the 'steak nights' be sure to reserve a table for dinner. During the day the restaurant runs as a café and the home made scones are always delicious.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 2
- Family bedrooms: 2
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Free TV
- Afternoon Tea
- Dinner Served
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About the area
Cumbria's rugged yet beautiful landscape is best known for the Lake District National Park that sits within its boundaries. It’s famous for Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, and Derwent Water, ‘Queen of the English Lakes'. This beautiful countryside once inspired William Wordsworth and his home, Dove Cottage, in Grasmere is a popular museum. Another place of literary pilgrimage is Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, located near Windermere. Tom Kitten, Samuel Whiskers and Jemima Puddleduck were all created here.
Much of Cumbria is often overlooked in favour of the Lake Distirct. In the south, the Lune Valley remains as lovely as it was when Turner painted it. The coast is also a secret gem. With its wide cobbled streets, spacious green and views of the Solway Firth, Silloth is a fine Victorian seaside resort. Other towns along this coastline include Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport. Carlisle is well worth a look – once a Roman camp, its red-brick cathedral dates back to the early 12th century and its 11th-century castle was built by William Rufus.
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