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It’s not just beautiful scenery that shapes the environment around Brompton Lakes – the suppliers in the local and surrounding area are pretty important too. Here are a few that we think are well worth finding out more about.

Swaledale Cheese
Swaledale Cheese Company
"We make all our cheeses by hand following a method believed to have originated from the Cistercian monks who travelled to the Yorkshire Dales from Normandy in the 11th century.

We are very much a local producer supplying a range of specialist cheese shops, delicatessens and independent retailers throughout the UK, we sell direct at farmers’ markets and our cheese can be bought in local shops.

There are 14 varieties including Smoked Swaledale, Blue Swaledale and Swaledale with Old Peculiar Ale – another Yorkshire speciality! "

Swaledale Cheese
Award Winning Cheese Supplier
(01748) 824932


Gilsan Sports
Gilbert Fenwick
This is a great part of the world for fishing and other country pursuits. We stock a wide range of angling and country sports equipment and, best of all, we’re local. Brompton Lakes provides an excellent setting for fishing, so, whether you’re an old hand, or a keen beginner, call in and see us. We’re happy to provide everything you need, from friendly advice to the very latest equipment.

Gilsan Sports
Angling and country sports equipment
(01748) 822108


Richmond Brewing Company
Andy Hamilton
We’re based at the heart of the local community in the Station building. We brew high quality, tasty ales that that can be enjoyed by both the occasional drinker and by the real ale aficionado. The shop and the micro brewery are all in the same room so you can see us making our local ales as well as buying them.

Richmond Brewing Company
Local brewery
(01748) 828266


Altberg Boot Makers
Mike Sheehan
We’re the last remaining walking boot manufacturer in the UK and we make around 150 pairs a week from our premises in Richmond, which is built on an environmentally friendly ‘brown field site’. All of our boots are capable of being refurbished on the original lasts to enhance sustainability, reduce waste and conserve environmental resources.

Altberg Boot Makers
Altberg Boot Makers
(01748) 850615


The Heifer
Adrian Billau
We've been established over eight years and have built a reputation within the region as a high quality bistro offering excellent food. The surrounding community is important to us so, where possible, we always source our ingredients locally, changing our menu twice a year to make the most of the finest seasonal produce.

The Heifer

The Heifer
Scorton


01748 811357

The Station

The Station

This award-winning conversion of Richmond’s old railway terminus is one of the area’s most popular social venues and tourist attractions. Under one roof, it houses a café/restaurant, ice-cream maker, two cinema screens, a craft bakery, an artisan cheese-maker, a micro-brewery, a fudge maker, purveyor of preserves and chutneys, an art gallery and Heritage Centre – complete with videos, old posters and railway memorabilia.

There is parking on site but The Station is only a short walk from the centre of Richmond. If you are looking for a longer excursion then The Station is conveniently placed at the start of a picturesque circular walk to Easby Abbey which follows the River Swale. You can also walk to The Station from the other direction directly from Brompton Lakes. Ask at reception for details of the route.



Action Adventure Yorkshire

Action Adventure Yorkshire

Located between the villages of Kirklington and Carthorpe a stones throw from the market town of Bedale, Camp Hill offers a wide range of exciting, adrenaline-fuelled activities, for Children, Adults, Families, Stag and Hen parties and Corporate groups alike.  The 250 Estate offers some of the best Quad Bike trekking in Yorkshire with a course that will challenge everyone.  We cater for children from the age of 6 upwards and all abilities.  Further activities include Segways, Laser Combat Games, Archery, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Assault Course, Climbing Wall and many many more.  Camp Hill is fast becoming Yorkshire’s number one venue for Corporate Team Building Events, Stag Parties and Children’s Birthday Parties –we have something for everyone.  Booking advisable.  For more details please have a look at our website: http://www.camphill.co.uk/


01845 567788

Aerial Extreme
Aerial Extreme
We’ve over 25 exciting elements to our top adventure including; the tree creeper, canopy climb, hanging tuff, Burma Bridges, Tarzan Zip wire and culminating in the now “famous” Sky Walk a 50 foot climb, plank bridge traverse and a stomach churning simulated parachute jump at the end!

Aerial Extreme
 
 
Aerial Extreme is the perfect tree top adventure for novices and the serious adrenalin junkie alike.


Set in 250 acres of beautiful grounds at Camphill Estate near Bedale, this tree top adventure ropes course lets you swing and climb through the canopy of the forest up to 14m above the ground.

Please note there is a height restriction of 1.1metres and above.

For more details call 0845 652 1736 or visit www.aerialextreme.co.uk

0845 652 1736

Piercebridge Organics
Chris Hodgson
What makes us pretty unique is that we only sell organic produce. All our meat is home-reared and we trade with other organic farmers in the area to offer a full range of organic produce in our farm shop. We also have a tea room serving home-made cakes, light lunches and delicious ice cream – all 100% organic.

Piercebridge Organics
Piercebridge Organics
01325 374251


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Book a Lodge

HOLLY HOUSE FARM - opening early May, now taking bookings. Check out the progress at www.holly-house-farm.co.uk Tel: 01748 850333 for more information

We still have some availability for Le TOUR De FRANCE YORKSHIRE. Transport to and from the route and lunch also available to guests.  Tel 01748 850333 for more information.

Brompton Lakes GIFT VOUCHERS make a wonderful present. Available for any £ value, valid for twelve months and redeemable against any new reservation.  Tel 01748 850333.

Book your stay in Yorkshire's finest self catering accommodation and enjoy some lakeside luxury in 2014.

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