Browsing places to eat
Unthank, Nr. Hutton-in-the -Forest, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9TG
Beautifully converted 17thC farm buildings. Changing exhibitions, vegetarian restaurant, gift shop and puppet theatre.
Cark in Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7PL
Family home to the Cavendish's, Victorian wing, glorious gardens and parkland, woodlands, food hall, gift shop and courtyard cafe.
Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX
Wordsworth House and Garden was the childhood home of William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy.
Town End, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH
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.
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.
Askham, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2PF
Askham Hall has 12-acres of beautiful gardens (with an edible theme), an animal viewing area and a stylish rustic café.
Mawbray Hayrigg, Silloth, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 4LL
This has something for everyone. The Farm Park has lots of friendly farm animals in 16 paddocks, large Playbarn with huge indoor play area and more; a Cumbrian Craftbarn and Tearoom.
Walby, Crosby-on-Eden, Carlisle, CA6 4QL
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.
Sizergh, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8AE
Medieval House with Tudor additions surrounded by a superb garden and large estate. Has been lived in by the Strickland family for over 760 years. Learn about the Elizabethan carvings and contents of the castle, and the gardens.
Garsdale Road, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5LW
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.
Tewitfield, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 1JH
We're all about bringing people together to enjoy some of life's simple pleasures, whatever the weather. Everyone can enjoy the hands-on fun of our open farm and the pleasures of our artisan village.
Brockhole, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ
Visitor centre with interactive exhibitions, Mawson gardens, adventure playground, shop and information centre. Lakeshore access for all.
Myers Farm, Silverdale, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA5 0SW
Nature reserve with special wildlife, nature trails with birdwatching hides, RSPB shop, visitor centre and tea room. A great day out.
Low Sizergh Farm, Sizergh, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8AE
National award-winning farm shop, tea room and craft gallery in a fabulous barn on a woking family dairy farm in the South Lakes.
Poplin Dub, Greystoke, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0UT
Walled tea garden and cycle café overlooking Greystoke Castle Estate for cyclists and walkers with parking 300yds away. Aga baking,light lunches and home-made cordials. Also hosting numerous quirky workshops and creative days
Coalbeck Farm, Bassenthwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4RD
Go wild & experience a world of wildlife! There's over 100 species from Anaconda to Zebra. Rare and endangered species like Gibbons and Asian Fishing Cats, plus family favourites like lemurs and Meerkats. A great day out for all the family.
Ravenglass, Cumbria, CA18 1SW
Heritage steam engines haul open-top and cosy covered carriages from the Lake District coastal village of Ravenglass to the foot of England's highest mountains.
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.