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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.
Brockhole, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ
Visitor centre with interactive exhibitions, Mawson gardens, adventure playground, shop and information centre. Lakeshore access for all.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Low Newton, Newton-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 6JP
The perfect place to find design-led crafts, jewellery, art, ceramics, furniture, accessories, cards and gifts. Featuring quality makers and designers, many from Cumbria.
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.
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.
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.
Grizedale, Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA22 0QJ
Grizedale Forest has activities for all ages from mountain biking to relaxing walks, Go-Ape to sculpture in the forest. The visitor centre includes the forest shop, Cafe in the Forest and Grizedale Mountain Bikes bike hire and shop.
Rookin House Activity Centre, Troutbeck, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0SS
Wide range of activities including Horse Riding, Quad Biking, Go-Karting, Archery, Clay Pigeon Shooting and Stalwart Army truck, Paintballing, Air Rifles and many more!
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.
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.
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
Whinlatter Pass, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW
Whinlatter Forest Park is England's only true mountain forest. Rising to 790 metres above sea level Whinlatter offers spectacular views of the Lake District and into Scotland.