Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of The Travellers Rest Inn
Wordsworth's most famous home where he lived from 1799 to 1808. This hub of art, literature and creativity has a programme of exhibitions and events from craft workshops, poetry readings and free children’s activities.
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 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.
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.
Tuition/hire in canoes, kayaks, sailing boats, dragon boat, Viking longship voyager canoe on Derwentwater, individuals/groups/families/special needs catered for.
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!
Windermere, Cumbria, (8 miles, 12kms), Tel: 01539 822222
Boat Route: Ferry Nab, Bowness, Ferry House, Far Sawrey
Situated at the heart of Ambleside, we are much more than just a tourist information centre. In 2007 Ambleside tourist information centre merged with the Post Office to provide visitors and locals with two vital services.
Main Car Park, Glenridding, CA11 0PA, (6 miles, 9kms), Tel: 017684 82414, Email
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.
Victoria Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AD, (8 miles, 13kms), Tel: 015394 46499, Email
A wide range of maps and guide books, local and national accommodation bookings. Gift shop, postcards and stamps, public internet access. French, Spanish, Polish, Italian spoken.
The chapel is an historic Grade II listed building, recently renovated to create a light airy and friendly environment. Parking is available to the side of the adjoining cottage.
- Parks & Gardens
- History & Heritage, Industrial Heritage
- Museums & Exhibitions
- Arts & Crafts
- Water Sports, Sailing
- Other Extreme Sports
- Visitor Centres