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Southey Works, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5NG
Enter the museum through a replica of the Seathwaite mine, journey through the history of pencil making at the worlds longest pencil and finally relax in our coffee shop, while the kids follow the quiz trails.
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.
Greystoke, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0UT
Amazing courses and experience days in the Arts and painting, Country and Heritage crafts, Bushcraft, Bike maintenance, Artisan Cookery including Cheese, Wood & Stone carving, Garden Sculptures and Glass fusing and Ceramics.
Dalemain, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0HB
A much loved historic family home, set against the grandeur and picturesque splendour of the lakeland fells and the surrounding parkland. Daleman has a delightful five acre plantsman's garden.
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.
Bouth, Ulverston, LA12 8JA
Rydal, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9LU
Wordsworth's best loved family home for 37 years. It was here that he wrote many of his poems. He became Poet Laureate to Queen Victoria at the age of 74 and was his most successful.
Lowther Castle, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2HG
Striking castle ruins with 130 acres of historic garden dating back 350 years, undergoing gradual recovery and restoration. A beautiful fully restored stable courtyard offers cafe and shop facilities.
Lake District National Park, Cumbria, LA23
At Vertical Adventures we offer guided ascents of the Lake Districts summits via famous walks, scrambles and climbs. We also provide caving at Ingleton.
Ravenglass, Cumbria, CA18 1SW
Heritage steam journey with a choice of open-top and cosy covered carriages. The journey traverses seven miles from the Lake District coastal village of Ravenglass to the foot of England's highest mountains, Scafell
47 Oakthwaite Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 2BD
Workshop and showroom established since 1972. Showroom sells a wide range of ceramics by John Kershaw.
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.
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, pannins, soups and crepes.
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.
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.
Low Wray, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0JA
A Victorian mock-gothic Castle, on the western shore of Lake Windermere. Empty of original furniture, guided tours, children's activities, café, grounds extending to the lake.
Ravenglass, Cumbria, CA18 1RQ
Historic haunted Castle home to the Pennington family for 800 years. A 70-acre garden famous for its collection of rhododendrons and azaleas set against the stunning backdrop of the Lakeland fells. World Owl Centre home to over 40 species.