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Home > Days Out> Historic Scotland > Ruthwell Cross
Address : Dumfries and Galloway, 
Website : Ruthwell Cross's Website
Group : Historic Scotland

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Ruthwell Cross

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One of the major monuments of early medieval Europe


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This Anglian Cross dates from the end of the 7th century AD and is considered one of the major monuments of early medieval Europe.









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Some child-friendly places to stay around Ruthwell Cross

Travelodge - Carlisle Todhills (17.34 miles)

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Situated outside the city, Carlisle Todhills Hotel offers a peaceful stay in a fantastic location. Carlisle is a wonderful town full of northern culture that borders the Scottish lowlands and has plenty of history, Carli...

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Travelodge - Penrith (35.08 miles)

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Take in the majesty of Cumbria and the Lake District with a stay at Penrith Hotel, walking and hiking in the surrounding hills and exploring the history of the town....

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Premier Inn - Carlisle Central (21.15 miles)

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Ideally located within easy reach of the M6, junction 43. Local attractions include Carlisle football ground and for shops and local amenities Carlisle city centre is only 1 mile away. Day passes to the local DW gym are ...

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Some child-friendly days out around Ruthwell Cross

Winshields Wall - Hadrian's Wall (39.88 miles)

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The highest point on the Wall, in rugged country with spectacular views....

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Hermitage Castle (29.9 miles)

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Hermitage Castle has a history filled with intrigue, murders, trysts, torture, and treason....

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Brougham Castle (36.49 miles)

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In a picturesque setting beside the crossing of the River Eamont in Cumbria, Brougham Castle was founded in the early 13th century. This great keep largely survives, amid many later buildings - including the unusual doub...

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