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Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of The Wild Boar Inn
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.
An association of professionally trained guides, all hold the coveted Blue Badge Guides for Cumbria & the Lake District National Park. They have a love and in-depth knowledge of the region as well as an excellent general knowlege of the UK.
Station Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6BT
One of the oldest museums in the UK, founded in 1796. Since 1918 housed in a beautiful historic building, once a wool warehouse. The museum comprises of 4 galleries.
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.
The Boathouse, Ridding Wood, Hawkshead, LA22 8LA
The Osprey Safari is a self driven electric boat ride around Esthwaite Water, taking you to six different locations.
Grizedale Forest Visitor Centre, Grizedale Forest, Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA22 0QJ
Take to the trees and tackle an exhilarating course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and zip slides high above the forest floor. A great experience to share with friends and family, providing lots of thrills and laughs.
Victoria Forge, Victoria Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AD
Kankku has specially prepared 4x4 vehicles that you drive on rough and rocky scenic trails through the Lake District National Park.
Low Wray, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0JA
A mock-gothic Castle, on the western shore of Windermere. Empty of original furniture, this is a place for all the family to enjoy. Join a guided tour to learn more about the castle's colourful history.
Unit 27, Lake District Business Park, Mint Bridge, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6NH
The award winning Lakeland Climbing Centre is one of the country's largest indoor aerial adventure centres, offering fun climbing and aerial activities for all the family from 5 years old to adults.
Cleabarrow, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3NB
An 18-hole, parkland golf course in the heart of the Lake District.
Nr 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.
Total Adventure Booking Office and Shop, 9 Church Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AQ
Total adventure is an outdoor activity provider with facilities on the shores of Windermere.
54 Branthwaite Brow, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4TX
The Famous 1657 Chocolate House in Kendal, Cumbria was built in the 1630's. This popular Lake District tourist attraction established in1984 offers 16 Specialty Hot Chocolates, selection of hand made Gateaux all named from the 1600's.
Near Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0LF
Beatrix Potter's iconic house, full of her personal possessions, with traditional cottage garden. Her paintings of the House and garden were used to illustrate many of her tales.
Burton Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 7HX
A huge variety of activities on offer, 25m swimming pool, 40+ station gym, indoor sports hall, children's holiday activities and a 900-seat theatre venue, fun for all ages.
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.
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.
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.