The area covered by the Programme includes much of North Cumbria, extending from Carlisle in the north, and to Appleby in the southwest. The Programme includes one practice just over the border in South West Scotland at Langholm.
The area is largely rural, but there are several larger towns, and the City of Carlisle. The training practices are located as follows. There are four training practices in Carlisle.
The Programme office is located in the Education Centre in Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle. The office is on the first floor of the building.
Tel: 01228 814881
Fax: 01228 814847
Carlisle is the Border City, which provides facilities and opportunities for every possible leisure pursuit and is steeped in Roman history. It also provides all the facilities of a modern City. To the south of the City is English Lakeland, one of the most beautiful areas of England. Skiddaw`s peak is only twenty miles from Carlisle Cathedral and the Lake District National Park lies less than ten miles away from Carlisle. There is ready access to the motorway network via the M6.
To the north is Hadrian`s Wall and beyond the Scottish Border country. To the east is the Eden Valley linking the Yorkshire Dales to Cumbria. West of Carlisle is the Solway Firth and on the Scottish side is the Galloway coast.
The area provides exceptional outdoor facilities for many activities including fell-walking, climbing, pony trekking, sailing and ski-ing.
Further information regarding Cumbria is available at the following sites:
Updated by nh on 27/01/2013