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Coniston Pier, Lake Road, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AN
Float back to Victorian times as you indulge in a luxurious cruise on captivating Coniston water in this exquisite steam-powered craft.
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.
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.
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.
12 Main Street, Egremont, Cumbria, CA22 2DW
The ruins of the 12thC Norman castle dominate the town of Egremont. It is set in lovely public grounds with flower beds, walks and trees, used for many open-air events, concerts, plays and poetry readings.
Mill Lane, Beetham, Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7PQ
A living heritage site, with Grade II* listed working watermill and hydropower station.
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.
Newby Bridge, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8NN
Family-friendly park with green lawns sloping down to the lakeshore. Just the place to enjoy access to Lake Windermere with picnic areas, boat hire and tea room.
Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9QZ
Make yourself comfortable in the former home of National Trust Founder, Canon Rawnsley. Only partially restored and decorated, this isn’t a typical National Trust experience.
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.
Lodore Boat Landings, Derwentwater, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UX
Tuition/hire in canoes, kayaks, sailing boats, dragon boat, Viking longship voyager canoe on Derwentwater, individuals/groups/families/special needs catered for.
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.
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.
Ravenglass, Cumbria, CA18 1SW
La'aL, the little Cumbrian Railway is an award winning heritage visitor attraction and Lake District icon, living up to its “must do” reputation for all ages. Excellent facilities at both ends of the line, from sea to mountains.
The Pier House, Glenridding, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0US
The ‘Steamers’ create the perfect opportunity to combine a cruise on a beautiful lake with some of the most famous and spectacular walks in the Lake District.
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.
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.