Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Tower Bank Arms
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Brockhole, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ
Visitor centre with interactive exhibitions, Mawson gardens, adventure playground, shop and information centre. Lakeshore access for all.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Mill Lane, Beetham, Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7PQ
A living heritage site, with Grade II* listed working watermill and hydropower station.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Myers Farm, Silverdale, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA5 0SW
Nature reserve with special wildlife, nature trails with birdwatching hides, RSPB shop, visitor centre and tea room. A great day out.
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.
West Strand, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7LY
Situated on Whitehaven's attractive harbour side, The Beacon is home to the town's museum collection.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Unit 27, Lake District Business Park, Mint Bridge, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6NH
Largest indoor climbing wall in Cumbria. From 3m to 20m high. Equipment and instruction available. Our Chamber is for quiet leading and top roping. Awsome 20m leading wall has roofs, grooves, belay cave, stalactites and auto-belays.
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.
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.
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