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Brantwood, Home of John Ruskin

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.

 
 
The World of Beatrix Potter
VistEngland VAQAS

The Old Laundry, Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3BX

A magical indoor attraction that brings to life all 23 Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit tales. Meet all your favourite characters and find out more about Beatrix Potter herself.

 
 
The Rum Story
VistEngland VAQAS

27 Lowther Street, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7DN

Award winning attraction, The Rum Story, is the worlds first exhibition depicting the story of the UK rum trade.

 
 
Carlisle Racecourse
AIM CumbriaSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

The Grandstand Office, Durdar Road, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2 4TS

26 Race Meetings in 2015, including Bell & Plate Meeting and 2 Evening fixtures, each followed by a Concert. Flexible, purpose built facilities for conferences and exhibitions of all sizes. Wedding Ceremony & Reception Venue.

 
 
Townend
National Trust

Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LB

A real Lakeland hidden treasure set in the beautiful village of Troutbeck, this 17thC solid stone and slate house sits imposingly on the hillside, its huge chimneys typical of the area.

 
 
Honister Slate Mine
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

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.

 
 
Hill Top
National Trust

Near Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0LF

Beatrix Potter's iconic house, full of her personal possessions, with traditional cottage garden. Her paintings of the House and garden were used to illustrate many of her tales.

 
 
Low Sizergh Barn

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.

 
 
Best Places Travel

Kendal, HG2 8ER

We provide a personalised tours and holiday service for families and private groups. Trips are crafted to meet the specific interests of our clients.

 
 
Windermere Lake Cruises, Bowness
VistEngland VAQAS

The Promenade, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3HQ

Windermere Lake Cruises offer more than a ferry service. We hold private charters, lunch cruises, buffet cruises, corporate hospitality, public sailings and group travel. Steamers and launches sail daily throughout the year from Bowness.

 
 
Cumbria Tourist Guides

Cumbria, CA4

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.

 
 
Askham Hall Gardens
VistEngland VAQASSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

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.

 
 
Lingholme Sporting Quad Bike Treks

Lingholm Sporting Quad Treks, Derwent Bay, Portinscale, Keswick, CA12 5UB

We offer fantastic off-road quad bike treks in the heart of the Lake District with some of the most stunning scenery in the UK.

 
 
Lakeland Motor Museum
VistEngland VAQAS

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.

 
 
Copeland Bowls
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Off Wyndham Street, Cleator Moor, Whitehaven, CA25 5AN

Indoor bowling centre, synthetic football pitches for range of sports, cafe bar open all day and indoor marquee and function rooms for event bookings.

 
 
The 1657 Chocolate House

54 Branthwaite Brow, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4TX

Speciality: Chocolate

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.

 
 
Dove Cottage and The Wordsworth Museum

Town End, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH

Wordsworth's most famous home where he was inspired to write most of his poetry. Take an entertaining guided tour around Dove Cottage and explore the museum and special exhibition. Special activities for families.

 
 
Lakes Leisure Kendal
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Burton Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 7HX

A huge variety of activities on offer, 25m swimming pool, 40+ station gym, indoor sports hall, children's holiday activities and a 900-seat theatre venue, fun for all ages.