explore cumbria's landscape & historic sites

  • lake district waterfalls
  • historic buildings
  • lakes and rivers
  • woodland
  • lake district mountains
  • nature reserves
The 1657 Chocolate House

Kendal

The Famous 1657 Chocolate House in Kendal, Cumbria was built in the 1630's. This popular Lake District tourist attraction established in1984 offers 16 Specialty Hot Chocolates, selection of hand made Gateaux all named from the 1600's.

 
 
 
Wray Castle

Ambleside

A mock-gothic Castle, on the western shore of Windermere. Empty of original furniture, this is a place for all the family to enjoy. Join a guided tour to learn more about the castle's colourful history.

 
 
 
Lowther Castle & Gardens

Penrith

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.

 
 
 
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