10% off educational courses at Field Studies Council Blencathra Centre
The Blencathra Centre, run in partnership with the lake District National Park, is one of eighteen field centres operated by the Field Studies Council. The Field Studies Council is a pioneering educational charity which was set up to help people discover, explore, understand and be inspired by the natural environment. We believe that the more we know about the world around us, the more we can appreciate its needs, and help to protect and sustain its diversity and beauty for future generations. The centre welcomes people of all ages and background. Throughout the year we offer courses in a range of subjects including Art, Photography, History, GPS, D of E, Walking, Natural History and Family Courses that include Bushcraft and Activities.
Courses must be pre booked by calling Janet Elliott on 017687 79601 quoting MyCumbria. Offer is subject to availability and applies to art courses, nature history courses and family courses only. Further information can be found on own website.
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VenueField Studies Council Blencathra Centre
Threlkeld, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4SG
Map reference: NY 303255 Lat: 54.61980 Long: -3.08091
From M6 jct 40 turn left onto A66 for Keswick. After approximately 14 miles turn right at the first small signpost into Threlkeld village and follow the road, swinging left into the village past the 2 pubs and church and on a bad corner turn right up the narrow steep road and continue for a mile until you reach the centre.
From Windermere folow A591 through Grasmere and along Thirlmere. At the B5322 unction turn right towards Threlkeld. After about 4 miles turn right again onto A66 at a T-junction and in approximately 300yds turn left into the village of Threlkeld and continue as above.
Parking : free
Nearest station : 18 miles (29.0 kms) from Penrith station