Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Graythwaite Holidays
The Old Laundry, Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3BX, (4 miles, 6kms)
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.
Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, (4 miles, 7kms)
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 Promenade, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3HQ, (4 miles, 6kms)
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.
Waterhead Pier, Waterhead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0EY, (7 miles, 12kms)
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.
Danes Road, Staveley, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 9PL, (7 miles, 12kms)
Bespoke cabinet makers and interior designers, offering beautiful furniture and gifts. Also offering upholstery and restoration services. Workshops can be viewed.
Barn Close, Ayside, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 6HY, (5 miles, 8kms)
Amazing interactive bird of prey experiences for all ages. Choose either the woodland and parkland by lake Windermere or the thrill of the Lakeland fells. Eagles, hawks, falcons and owls. Gift vouchers are available.
Brockhole, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ, (6 miles, 10kms)
Visitor centre with interactive exhibitions, Mawson gardens, adventure playground, shop and information centre. Lakeshore access for all.
Grizedale, Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA22 0QJ, (3 miles, 5kms)
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.
Lakeside Pier Visitor Centre, Newby Bridge, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8AS, (2 miles, 4kms)
Steamers and launches sail daily between Ambleside, Bowness and Lakeside. Additional summer routes. Timetabled services.
Bouth, Ulverston, LA12 8JA, (4 miles, 7kms)
Near Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0LF, (3 miles, 4kms)
Beatrix Potter's small cottage, full of her personal possessions, with traditional cottage garden. Her paintings of the House and garden were used to illustrate many of her tales.
Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0NS, (4 miles, 7kms)
This charming 17th century building, which served as the office of Beatrix Potter's solicitor husband, now houses an annually changing exhibition of Potter's original artwork.
Lake Road, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8EW, (5 miles, 8kms)
There's something for everyone at Coniston Boating Centre, both on and off the water…
Low Newton, Newton-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 6JP, (6 miles, 10kms)
The perfect place to find design-led crafts, jewellery, art, ceramics, furniture, accessories, cards and gifts. Featuring quality makers and designers, many from Cumbria.
Lakeside, Newby Bridge, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8AS, (2 miles, 4kms)
Explore worlds of watery fun at Lakes Aquarium. Discover otters, pike, perch and char aswell as marmoset monkeys, caiman and British sharks and rays.
The Boathouse, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0QF, (3 miles, 5kms)
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.
Coniston Pier, Lake Road, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AN, (5 miles, 9kms)
Float back to Victorian times as you indulge in a luxurious cruise on captivating Coniston water in this exquisite steam-powered craft.
Old Blue Mill, Backbarrow, Newby Bridge, Cumbria, LA12 8TA, (4 miles, 6kms)
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.
Newby Bridge, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8NN, (3 miles, 4kms)
Discover this lakeshore Victorian park on the east shore of Windermere. Just the place for families to enjoy access to Windermere with picnic areas, boat hire and tea room.
Low Stott Park, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8AX, (2 miles, 3kms)
Working mill on lake Windermere shore, built in 1835 to produce the wooden bobbins vital to the Lancashire spinning and weaving industries.
Grizedale Forest Visitor Centre, Grizedale Forest, Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA22 0QJ, (3 miles, 5kms)
Take to the trees and tackle an exhilarating course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and zip slides high above the forest floor. A great experience to share with friends and family, providing lots of thrills and laughs.
Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LB, (7 miles, 11kms)
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.
Brockhole - Lake District Visitor Centre, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ, (6 miles, 10kms)
35 exciting treetop challenges designed to enable you to swing, climb, balance and fly your way through the ancient woodland canopy whilst discovering views previously reserved for the squirrels and bats!
Birkrigg, Urswick, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 0PG, (7 miles, 12kms)
Double Circle of stones surrounding cremations in urns (removed). 'Platform' cairn, small barrows, Romano-British farmsteads.
Casterton, Kirkby Lonsdale, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 2LF, (7 miles, 12kms)
Circle has a diameter of 60' and stands on a flattened mound or platform. There are 20 uprights, none more than 2' high and suggesting perhaps the kerb of a destroyed cairn.
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