Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Bleng Barn
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, pannins, soups and crepes.
Barn Close, Ayside, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 6HY
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.
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.
Appleby & Carlisle, TR27 9AD
A steam-hauled train over the Settle and Carlisle railway with sightseeing in Appleby or Carlisle.
Rail Route: Lancaster-Preston-Blackburn-Clitheroe-Long Preston
Southey Works, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5NG
Enter the museum through a replica of the Seathwaite mine, journey through the history of pencil making at the worlds longest pencil and finally relax in our coffee shop, while the kids follow the quiz trails.
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.
Lowther Castle, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2HG
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.
The Pier House, Glenridding, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0US
The ‘Steamers’ create the perfect opportunity to combine a cruise with some of the most famous and spectacular walks in the lake District
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.
Walby, Crosby-on-Eden, Carlisle, CA6 4QL
Cumbria's multi-award winning all-weather attraction on our family farm, meet our friendly animals, try out our exciting indoor and outdoor play areas and explore our nature trail. Our Curly Tails Cafe is open from 10.00 until 17.00.
Mill Lane, Beetham, Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7PQ
A living heritage site, with Grade II* listed working watermill and hydropower station.
Bouth, Ulverston, LA12 8JA
Sizergh, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8AE
Medieval House with Tudor additions surrounded by a superb garden and large estate. Has been lived in by the Strickland family for over 760 years. Learn about the Elizabethan carvings and contents of the castle, and the gardens.
Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4HE
Known nationally as a centre for world-class theatre, music, art and events, the Brewery has a 450 capacity music venue, three cinemas, two visual arts galleries, drama studio, darkroom facilities, meeting rooms, great restaurant/cafe/bar.
Kirklinton, Carlisle, CA6 6BB
Adjacent to the 12th Century de Boyville stronghold, Kirklinton Hall is said to have been built from its stone.
Ravenglass, Cumbria, CA18 1SW
Heritage steam engines haul open-top and cosy covered carriages from the Lake District coastal village of Ravenglass to the foot of England's highest mountains.
Lake Road, Keswick, CA12 5DJ
Keswick Canoe and Bushcraft is based in the heart of the Lake District National Park in the bustling town of Keswick. We are specialist providers of canoe tours, bush craft and wilderness skills, river trips and canoe expeditions.
Near Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0LF
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.
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.
West Strand, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7LY
Situated on Whitehaven's attractive harbour side, The Beacon is home to the town's museum collection.
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.
Tewitfield, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 1JH
We're all about bringing people together to enjoy some of life's simple pleasures, whatever the weather. Everyone can enjoy the hands-on fun of our open farm and the pleasures of our artisan village.
Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4BH
A masterpiece of storytelling and a celebration of life, revolutions and remarkable people....made by 4,000 people. Shop, Cafe, audio guides, film, interactive displays, children's activities.
Levens, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 0PD
Elizabethan mansion and world famous topiary gardens designed by M Beaumont in 1694, fountain garden and buttery, licenced restaurant and gift shop.
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.
- Parks & Gardens, Wildlife & Nature
- History & Heritage, Industrial Heritage
- Museums & Exhibitions
- Water Sports
- Local Produce