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Attractions near Dufton
Acorn Bank Garden and Watermill (5 Miles)*
Acorn Bank is a delightful sheltered garden, renowned for its herbs and orchards growing old English fruit varieties.
South Tynedale Railway (13 Miles)*
Buy your ticket in the restored Victorian station building for a leisurely ride through the beautiful scenery of the South Tyne valley. The trains are hauled by preserved steam and diesel engines from Britain and abroad.
Dalemain Mansion and Historic Gardens (13 Miles)*
Behind the impressive pink ashlar façade lies the real surprise of Dalemain - its sheer variety. The history of the house stretches from Saxon times to early Georgian and has been in the same family since 1679
Kendal Museum (22 Miles)*
Kendal Museum was founded in 1796 - making it one of Britain's oldest museums.  The museum boasts unique collections of natural history and archaeology, and often hosts exhibitions, events and workshops.
Talkin Tarn Country Park (22 Miles)*
A glacial lake nestling beneath the fells of the North Pennines, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Abbot Hall Art Gallery (22 Miles)*
The Gallery is housed in one of Kendal's most important buildings, a Grade I listed villa, on the banks of the River Kent. The galleries offer two floors of light-filled spaces in which to see art.
The Bowes Museum (23 Miles)*
Where else in the world can you see a 230-year-old mechanical silver swan, still in working order, alongside a Turner or a Canaletto?
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Dufton
Long Marton (2 Miles)*
Kirkby Thore (3 Miles)*
Milburn (3 Miles)*
Appleby-in-Westmorland (3 Miles)*
The historic town of Appleby, set at the heart of the lush Eden Valley, is one of the loveliest towns in the North of England and was originally the county town of Westmorland.
Newbiggin (3 Miles)*
Temple Sowerby (5 Miles)*
Skirwith (5 Miles)*
Skirwith is a beautiful village, especially in the summer. Tucked away in the countryside, just outside the Lake District and so it's close to a whole world of magnificent mountain and lake walks.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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