Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Broadview Guest House
Waterhead Pier, Waterhead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0EY, (0.4 miles, 0.7kms)
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, (7 miles, 12kms)
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.
The Old Laundry, Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3BX, (5 miles, 7kms)
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, (4 miles, 6kms)
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.
The Promenade, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3HQ, (5 miles, 8kms)
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.
Low Wray, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0JA, (0.4 miles, 0.6kms)
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, (6 miles, 10kms)
Bespoke cabinet makers and interior designers, offering beautiful furniture and gifts. Also offering upholstery and restoration services. Workshops can be viewed.
Near Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0LF, (5 miles, 8kms)
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.
Town End, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH, (3 miles, 5kms)
Wordsworth's most famous home where he was inspired to write most of his poetry. Take an entertaining guided tour around Dove Cottage and explore the museum and special exhibition. Special activities for families.
Brockhole, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ, (2 miles, 3kms)
Visitor centre with interactive exhibitions, Mawson gardens, adventure playground, shop and information centre. Lakeshore access for all.
Grizedale, Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA22 0QJ, (6 miles, 10kms)
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 Boathouse, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0QF, (5 miles, 8kms)
Esthwaite Water is a first class, well managed Trout fishery. It is a beautiful natural 280 acre water situated in the heart of the English Lake District with excellent facilities for boat or bank fishing.
Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LB, (2 miles, 4kms)
A real Lakeland hidden treasure set in the beautiful village of Troutbeck, this 17thC solid stone and slate house sits imposingly on the hillside, its huge chimneys typical of the area.
Rydal Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9BL, (0.6 miles, 1kms)
Museum, art gallery and reference library covering the history life and arts of the Lakes. Collections include Kurt Schwitters, Beatrix Potter, photography, fine art and local history.
Grizedale Forest Visitor Centre, Grizedale Forest, Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA22 0QJ, (6 miles, 10kms)
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.
Lake Road, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8EW, (6 miles, 10kms)
There's something for everyone at Coniston Boating Centre, both on and off the water…
Brockhole - Lake District Visitor Centre, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ, (2 miles, 3kms)
35 exciting treetop challenges designed to enable you to swing, climb, balance and fly your way through the ancient woodland canopy whilst discovering views previously reserved for the squirrels and bats!
Coniston Pier, Lake Road, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AN, (6 miles, 9kms)
Float back to Victorian times as you indulge in a luxurious cruise on captivating Coniston water in this exquisite steam-powered craft.
The Studio, Grasmere, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9SX, (4 miles, 6kms)
Art gallery and art shop run by the Heaton Cooper family, selling original paintings and prints from 4 generations of the family.
Casterton, Kirkby Lonsdale, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 2LF, (6 miles, 10kms)
Circle has a diameter of 60' and stands on a flattened mound or platform. There are 20 uprights, none more than 2' high and suggesting perhaps the kerb of a destroyed cairn.
Birkrigg, Urswick, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 0PG, (6 miles, 10kms)
Double Circle of stones surrounding cremations in urns (removed). 'Platform' cairn, small barrows, Romano-British farmsteads.
Compston Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9DJ, (0.3 miles, 0.5kms)
Coniston Boatlandings, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AN, (6 miles, 10kms)
Enjoy cruising aboard 1920's launches with solar-electric power. A unique and environmentally friendly way to enjoy beautiful Coniston Water. A personal commentary by our crew complements your experience of this wonderful area.
Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3HJ, (5 miles, 8kms)
Situated on the shores of Windermere, Englands longest lake. Opposite the main steamer pier. Good range of local gifts, fully accessible. Wheelchairs available to hire.
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