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Show more details of The Pencil Museum
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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.

 
 
Show more details of Hutton in the Forest
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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.

 
 
Show more details of Greystoke Cycle Cafe
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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.

 
 
Show more details of Dalemain Historic House & Gardens
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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.

 
 
Show more details of Windermere Lake Cruises, Lakeside
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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.

 
 
Show more details of Old Hall Farm
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Bouth, Ulverston, LA12 8JA

 
 
Show more details of Rydal Mount and Gardens

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.

 
 
Show more details of Lowther Castle & Gardens Trust
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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.

 
 
Show more details of Arrampica Vertical Adventures
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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.

 
 
Show more details of Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway
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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

 
 
Show more details of John Kershaw Studio Pottery

47 Oakthwaite Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 2BD

Workshop and showroom established since 1972. Showroom sells a wide range of ceramics by John Kershaw.

 
 
Show more details of Lakeland Miniature Village

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.

 
 
Show more details of Honister Slate Mine
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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.

 
 
Show more details of Windermere Lake Cruises, Bowness
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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.

 
 
Show more details of Brantwood, Home of John Ruskin
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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.

 
 
Show more details of Wray Castle
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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.

 
 
Show more details of Muncaster Castle
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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.

 
 
Show more details of Esthwaite Water
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The Boathouse, Ridding Wood, Hawkshead, LA22 8LA