Irthington Parish is situated in Cumbria between Carlisle and Brampton, right in the home of Roman Wall Country, the parish is intersected by the Roman Wall and also by the military road connecting Carlisle and Newcastle.
Irthington takes its name from the River Irthing which flows through the south of the parish and the parish itself comprises four villages; Irthington, Laversdale, Newby East and Newtown.
There are many footpaths and bridleways for walkers and riders to enjoy. The Hadrian’s Wall National Trail which opened in 2003 follows the line of the wall. The Normans used stone from the wall to build many of the churches, castles and manors we see today.
The locals take a great pride in each of the four villages which make up the Parish of Irthington and have a very active resident community.
There is one pub in the area: – The Sally in Irthington. Newtown has a village hall where many activities take place. Nearby there are restaurants, hotels, Golf Clubs and the facilities offered by the market town of Brampton (3 miles) and the regional capital, Carlisle (8 miles). Carlisle Lake District Airport is situated 2 miles from Irthington.
One thing is certain you are sure of a warm welcome in Irthington Parish.