Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of The Wild Boar Inn
At the heart of the central and south lakes visitor experience, Ambleside bristles with activity and is an ideal base for exploring the county.
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.
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.
Ings, Nr Windermere, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 9PY
Speciality: Coniston Bluebird beef & ale pie, venison casserole, local lamb
The Watermill Inn is a traditional family-run free house within the Lake District National Park.
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.
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.
Brockhole, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ
Visitor centre with interactive exhibitions, Mawson gardens, adventure playground, shop and information centre. Lakeshore access for all.
Raines Hall Farm, Sedgwick, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 0JH
Family attraction, maze, soft play, go karts, animals, pets, events, parties and refreshments.
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.
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.
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.
Lake District National Park, Cumbria, LA23
At Vertical Adventures we offer guided ascents of the Lake Districts summits via famous walks, scrambles and climbs. We also provide caving at Ingleton.
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.
47 Oakthwaite Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 2BD
Workshop and showroom established since 1972. Showroom sells a wide range of ceramics by John Kershaw.
Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JT
Blackwell is one of Britain's finest and most important houses from the turn of the last century, situated in a stunning setting overlooking lake Windermere.
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.