Beautiful Bampton Grange

Beautiful Bampton Grange

Beautiful Bampton Grange:

Not far from the market town of Penrith lies the small hamlet of Bampton Grange.

With a population of less than 100 residents, this charming village often gets overlooked by tourists traveling through the Lake District.

Beautiful Bampton Grange

But Bampton Grange has a long history and tranquil beauty that make it well worth a visit.

Records indicate there was a settlement at Bampton Grange as early as the 12th century, located along an old Roman road.

The village itself is centered around a historic manor house, also called Bampton Grange, parts of which date back to the 1300s. Today the manor operates as a country house hotel and events venue.

Walking through Bampton Grange feels like stepping back in time. The hamlet is filled with stone cottages and farmhouses largely unchanged for centuries.

The peaceful country lanes invite scenic walks past stone walls and rolling green fields occupied by grazing sheep. At the heart of the village is St. Patrick’s Church, parts of which were originally built in the 14th century.

Beautiful Bampton Grange

Though small, Bampton Grange has a few attractions for visitors the area is perfect for hikers and cylcists.

There are also two pubs, the Bampton Grange Hotel and the Crown & Mitre, both of which serve excellent local food in historic pub settings. 

With its timeless, rural charm and connection to history,

Conclusion:

Bampton Grange provides a nice escape from the busier tourist destinations in the Lake District.

Walking through this unspoiled hamlet lets you experience village life unchanged by centuries. Bampton Grange may be small and easy to miss, but it encapsulates the quintessential English countryside.

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