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Low Hesket

Low Hesket by Barbara BallardLow Hesket is a small village on the A6. A pub serves the local villagers.
Farming is the main occupation in the surrounding countryside. A nearby 100-acre lake, Wadling tarn, is a carp fishing site. A castle, Hewin, once lay on the north-east shore, but its remains have vanished. It was supposedly a stronghold of Swaine, a Cumberland king.

Photos by Barbara Ballard

Low Hesket is on the A6, 5.5 miles south of Carlisle and just north of High Hesket.

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