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Hutton in the Forest, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9TH
Historic house and gardens based on a medieval pele towers with substantial 17th, 18th and 19thC additions. Extensive gardens in woodland setting walled garden, topiary, woodland walk and lake with cascade.
Lakeside Pier Visitor Centre, Newby Bridge, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8AS
Steamers and launches sail daily between Ambleside, Bowness and Lakeside. Additional summer routes. Timetabled services.
Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8UR
A massive medieval fortress founded to protect historic city of Carlisle in 1092. Hear about its role in sieges and stories about the ghastly prison.
Waterhead Pier, Waterhead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0EY
Windermere Lake Cruises offer more than just a ferry service. We hold private charters, lunch cruises, buffet cruises, corporate hospitality, public sailings, group travel.Steamers and launches sail daily throughout the year from Waterhead.
Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD
Brantwood, the former home of eminent Victorian John Ruskin and a treasure house of art and memorabilia. The 250-acre estate comprises 8 unique gardens, ancient woodland, high moors and meadows.
Watermillock, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0JS
The tumbling waterfall of Aira Force, drops an impressive 65 feet and can be reached by strolling through ancient woodland and landscaped glades. The perfect place for a family and picnic.
Honister Pass, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5XN
The last working slate mine in England. Fully guided mine tours and Via Ferrata. Browse the visitor centre. Our Sky Hi cafe serves freshly prepared, locally sourced, paninis, and soups.
Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 1SP
A tranquil haven with an almost-forgotten industrial past. Walled garden with outstanding medicinal and culinary herb collection and orchards, woodland walks to a restored watermill.
Old Blue Mill, Backbarrow, Newby Bridge, Cumbria, LA12 8TA
A unique combination of interrelated stories and a fascinating visitor experience. Over 100 years of motoring history, the Campbell Bluebird exhibition, IOM TT tribute display and the Leven Valley heritage centre. Gift shop and Cafe Ambio.
Low Wray, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0JA
A mock-gothic Castle, on the western shore of Windermere. Empty of original furniture, this is a place for all the family to enjoy. Join a guided tour to learn more about the castle's colourful history.
The Promenade, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3HQ
Windermere Lake Cruises offer more than a ferry service. We hold private charters, lunch cruises, buffet cruises, corporate hospitality, public sailings and group travel. Steamers and launches sail daily throughout the year from Bowness.
An association of professionally trained guides, all hold the coveted Blue Badge Guides for Cumbria & the Lake District National Park. They have a love and in-depth knowledge of the region as well as an excellent general knowlege of the UK.
The Coach House, Winder Lane, Flookburgh, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7LE
A fascinating insight to the buildings of Lakelands yesteryear. Buildings made from local Coniston slate. Depict Cumbrian houses and farms all hand-made by Edward Robinson. Oriental garden.
The Pier House, Glenridding, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0US
The ‘Steamers’ create the perfect opportunity to combine a cruise with some of the most famous and spectacular walks in the lake District.
Low Newton, Newton-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 6JP
The perfect place to find design-led crafts, jewellery, art, ceramics, furniture, accessories, cards and gifts. Featuring quality makers and designers, many from Cumbria.
The Studio, Grasmere, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9SX
Art gallery and art shop run by the Heaton Cooper family, selling original paintings and prints from 4 generations of the family.
Gilsland, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 7DD
Standing high above a meander in one of the most picturesque locations, Birdoswald was an important base for some 1000 roman soldiers.