Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Squirrel Bank Cottage
The Coach House, Winder Lane, Flookburgh, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7LE
A fascinating insight to the buildings of Lakelands yesteryear. Buildings made from local Coniston slate. Depict Cumbrian houses and farms all hand-made by Edward Robinson. Oriental garden.
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.
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.
Lakeside Pier Visitor Centre, Newby Bridge, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8AS
Steamers and launches sail daily between Ambleside, Bowness and Lakeside. Additional summer routes. Timetabled services.
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.
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.
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.
Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX
Wordsworth House and Garden was the childhood home of William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy.
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.
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.
Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0NS
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.
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.
West Strand, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7LY
Situated on Whitehaven's attractive harbour side, The Beacon is home to the town's museum collection.
Lakeside, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DJ
Set on the shores of Derwentwater in Keswick, Theatre by the Lake is Cumbria's only year-round professional producing theatre. Hosting a wide range of visiting drama, music, dance, talks, comedy and film.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Old Brewery, Brewery Lane, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5BY
A small family-run brewery set up with quality and environmental issues at it's heart. Brewery tours and shop available.
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.
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.
Low Wray, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0JA
A Victorian mock-gothic Castle, on the western shore of Lake Windermere. Empty of original furniture, guided tours, children's activities, café, grounds extending to the lake.
Danes Road, Staveley, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 9PL
Bespoke cabinet makers and interior designers, offering beautiful furniture and gifts. Also offering upholstery and restoration services. Workshops can be viewed.
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.
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