rainy day ideas
Exclusive quality tours of the Lake District. Japanese language commentary. Entance fees and cruise fares. Highest level of customer service. Small group tours. Excellent visibility from all seats.
Wordsworth's most famous home where he lived from 1799 to 1808. This hub of art, literature and creativity has a programme of exhibitions and events from craft workshops, poetry readings and free children’s activities.
Cumbria's multi-award winning all-weather attraction on our family farm, meet our friendly animals, try out our exciting indoor and outdoor play areas and explore our nature trail. Our Curly Tails Cafe is open from 10.00 until 17.00.
With 10 fantastic shops, 3 tasty cafes, pottery painting, indoor & outdoor play, a giant cinema screen, plus 5 exhibitions a year in our Gallery, 4 TIC pods and lots of family events in the school holidays, there is plenty to do at Rheged.
Explore 350 years of social history beautifully illustrated within 77 inspiring, colourful, modern embroidered panels. Shop, Cafe, audio guides, film, interactive displays, children's activities.
Romantic history combines with a great shopping experience. Gretna Green Story unfolds in the historic building. Shopping features reveal a stylish collection of clothing, accessories and homestyle goods plus luxury food and whiskies.
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.
Largest indoor climbing wall in Cumbria. From 3m to 20m high. Equipment and instruction available. Our Chamber is for quiet leading and top roping. Awsome 20m leading wall has roofs, grooves, belay cave, stalactites and auto-belays.
This charming 17th century building, which served as the office of Beatrix Potter's solicitor husband, now houses an annually changing exhibition of Potter's original artwork.
Set in the inspirational Howgills, over 4 floors you'll find heritage displays and original working looms, resident artists whose work is for sale, regularly changing exhibitions, displays and sales of arts and crafts.
The Old Laundry Theatre is situated in Bowness-on-Windermere in the heart of the Lake District. Our lively annual season of music, theatre, comedy and film starts in August and usually finishes in December.
- History & Heritage, Industrial Heritage
- Museums & Exhibitions
- Arts & Crafts
- Local Produce
- Climbing & Caving
- Wildlife & Nature
- Group Travel
- Homes & Gardens