Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Squirrel Bank Cottage
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
The Bank Barn, Berrier, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0XD
A spectacular gyrocopter trial flight and unique flying lesson. You have the thrill of taking control or just take in the views. Based at Berrier airstrip near Penrith/Ullswater/Keswick. Ideal gift or just to treat yourself.
Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5AL
Abbot Hall is one of Britain's finest independent art galleries in a beautiful setting beside the river Kent and overlooked by the ruins of Kendal castle.
Ravenglass, Cumbria, CA18 1RQ
Historic haunted Castle home to the Pennington family for 800 years. A 70-acre garden famous for its collection of rhododendrons and azaleas set against the stunning backdrop of the Lakeland fells. World Owl Centre home to over 40 species.
Ings, Nr Windermere, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 9PY
The Watermill Inn is a traditional family-run free house within the Lake District National Park.
Speciality: Coniston Bluebird beef & ale pie, venison casserole, local lamb
Lound Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 7FH
With 16 premium factory outlets selling famous brands at up to 70% discount, K Village - The Lakes Outlet offers smarter shopping in comfort and style. Stroll along the riverside terrace and enjoy cafes and restaurants.
Brockhole - Lake District Visitor Centre, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ
Fellside Cottage, Witherslack, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 6RW
Exclusive quality tours of the Lake District. Japanese language commentary. Entrance fees and cruise fares. Highest level of customer service. Small group tours. Excellent visibility from all seats.
Hollins, Cowgill, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5TQ
Nestling in picturesque Dentdale, in that corner of the Yorkshire Dales National Park that is actually in Cumbria, is one of the most remote breweries in the country.
Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9NH
Wordsworth's birthplace is a gem of a market town with a castle, rivers and tourism attractions just minutes from the Lake District National Park.
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, 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.
Just a mile from the lake shores, Windermere is a small yet charming Lakeland town, with a great choice of welcoming B&Bs and guest houses.
11a Church Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AQ
Icicle has an office and shop in Windermere, from where they operate their mountain activities and guided walks.
Greystoke, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0UT
Amazing courses and experience days in the Arts and painting, Country and Heritage crafts, Bushcraft, Bike maintenance, Artisan Cookery including Cheese, Wood & Stone carving, Garden Sculptures and Glass fusing and Ceramics.
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.
Cumbria, CA11 0QU
Join us for a paddle and a picnic or learn to sail in a stable sailing boat in a stunning location. Off to the Med? Hone your skills with a powerboat course.
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.
Ullswater is the second largest lake at 7.5 miles long. Its is very deep and at picturesque with a lake road affording some lovely scenery.
Rookin House Farm, Troutbeck, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0SS
Wide range of activities including horse riding, quad biking, go-karting, archery, clay pigeon shooting and Stalwart Army truck. The first stop for paintball in Cumbria. We operate 2 paintball sites and also have a mobile unit.
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.
Keswick is an attractive traditional small market town, which offers a variety of attractions, friendly shopping and a range of local delicacies.
Cumbria, CA19 1TG
One of the premier Lake District valleys with stunning mountain scenery, outdoor activities for all and fascinating culture and heritage.
The pretty, narrow cobbled streets, squares, courtyards and whitewashed cottages of Hawkshead make for an idyllic Lakeland setting.
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.
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