All the following are close by.  

We especially recommend Fobbles for your quilting supplies and The Byre for lunch or afternoon tea.

Fobbles: Our great local quilt shop:

Fobbles is a Specialist Patchwork & Needlecraft workshop based  in Holmrook about 10 minutes drive to the North of Cumbrian Longarm Quilting. Their purpose-built workshop and shop has ample free parking and is fully disabled-friendly. They specialise in patchwork and embroidery courses and supplies. They stock a wide range of quality cotton patchwork fabrics from Moda, Stof & Lecien, including the ever popular Moda jelly rolls and layer cakes, a huge range of notions, cutting equipment, books, magazines, patterns and threads, as well as a fabulous variety of embroidery supplies. They hold regular classes and their workshop is also available for private hire for your craft group.

The Byre Cafe:  5 minutes up the road!!

The Byre is a welcoming and cosy cafe. They serve high quality homemade hot and cold food.  Especially recommended for light lunches and afternoon high tea. 

The Ratty: Narrow Gauge Railway:

Muncaster Castle and Grounds:  Especially recommended when the Azaleas and Rhododendrons are out in April and May.