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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.

The Beacon
VistEngland VAQAS

West Strand, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7LY

Situated on Whitehaven's attractive harbor side, The Beacon is home to interactive science, games and history. The museum is now open after a refit and features the Sellafield Story.

The Rheged Centre
VistEngland VAQASAIM Cumbria

Redhills, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0DQ

With 10 fantastic shops, 3 tasty cafes, pottery painting, indoor & outdoor play, a giant cinema screen, plus 5 exhibitions a year in our Gallery, 4 TIC pods and lots of family events in the school holidays, there is plenty to do at Rheged.

Hawkshead Trout Farm

The Boathouse, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0QF

Esthwaite Water is a first class, well managed Trout fishery. It is a beautiful natural 280 acre water situated in the heart of the English Lake District with excellent facilities for boat or bank fishing.

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.

Trotters World of Animals
Member of Cumbria TourismSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

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.

Lake District Cycling
Member of Cumbria Tourism

Penrith Station, Ullswater Road, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7JQ

Mountain Goat Holidays & Tours
Green Tourism Bronze AwardCumbria Tourism Awards WinnerTripAdvisor Certificate of ExcellenceSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Mountain Goat Ltd, Victoria Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AD

Luxury guided full day and half day mini-coach tours of the Lake District.

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.

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.

Daves Adventure Company
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

Row Barn, The Row, Lyth, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8DD

With over 20 years experience of creating adventures we know how to create an adventure that is perfect for you. With the emphasis firmly on having a great day full of laughter and excitement or just relax and enjoy.

Aira Force Waterfall

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.

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.

Holker Hall and Gardens

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.

Esthwaite Water
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

The Boathouse, Ridding Wood, Hawkshead, LA22 8LA

The Osprey Safari is a self driven electric boat ride around Esthwaite Water, taking you to six different locations.

Whinlatter Forest Park & Visitor Centre
VistEngland VAQAS

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.

Hutton-in-the-Forest Historic House
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

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.

Windermere Lake Cruises, Waterhead
VistEngland VAQAS

Waterhead Pier, Waterhead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0EY

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


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