Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of How Head Cottages
Lake District National Park, Cumbria, LA23, (6 miles, 10kms)
At Vertical Adventures we offer guided ascents of the Lake Districts summits via famous walks, scrambles and climbs. We also provide caving at Ingleton.
Inspiration Marine Group Ltd, Gillys Landing Glebe Road, Bowness on Windemere, Cumbria, LA23 3HE, (5 miles, 8kms)
High Nibthwaite, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8DQ, (5 miles, 8kms)
Residential outdoor education centre for groups of up to 37. Range of land and water based activities.
Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0NS, (2 miles, 3kms)
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.
Cleabarrow, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3NB, (6 miles, 10kms)
An 18-hole, parkland golf course in the heart of the Lake District.
Cumbria, (6 miles, 9kms)
At the heart of the central and south lakes visitor experience, Ambleside bristles with activity and is an ideal base for exploring the county.
Near Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0LF, (3 miles, 5kms)
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.
Mountain Goat Ltd, Victoria Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AD, (5 miles, 8kms)
Luxury guided full day and half day mini-coach tours of the Lake District.
Cumbria, (2 miles, 4kms)
The pretty, narrow cobbled streets, squares, courtyards and whitewashed cottages of Hawkshead make for an idyllic Lakeland setting.
The Old Laundry, Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3BX, (5 miles, 8kms)
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.
Waterhead Pier, Waterhead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0EY, (5 miles, 8kms)
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, (2 miles, 3kms)
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.
Victoria Forge, Victoria Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AD, (6 miles, 10kms)
Kankku has specially prepared 4x4 vehicles that you drive on rough and rocky scenic trails through the Lake District National Park.
Cumbria, (6 miles, 9kms)
Just a mile from the lake shores, Windermere is a small yet charming Lakeland town, with a great choice of welcoming B&Bs and guest houses.
Cumbria, LA21 8EH, (0.9 miles, 1kms)
Coniston village is located adjacent to Coniston water and underneath the majestic Coniston Fells of which Coniston Old Man is the most famous.
11a Church Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AQ, (6 miles, 10kms)
Icicle has an office and shop in Windermere, from where they operate their mountain activities and guided walks.
Bouth, Ulverston, LA12 8JA, (7 miles, 12kms)
The Boathouse, Ferry Nab Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JH, (5 miles, 8kms)
Total adventure is an outdoor activity provider with facilities on the shores of Windermere.
Brockhole - Lake District Visitor Centre, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ, (5 miles, 8kms)
Ings, Nr Windermere, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 9PY, (8 miles, 13kms)
The Watermill Inn is a traditional family-run free house within the Lake District National Park.
Speciality: Coniston Bluebird beef & ale pie, venison casserole, local lamb
Grizedale, Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA22 0QJ, (2 miles, 3kms)
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.
Lakeside Pier Visitor Centre, Newby Bridge, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8AS, (7 miles, 11kms)
Steamers and launches sail daily between Ambleside, Bowness and Lakeside. Additional summer routes. Timetabled services.
Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3BX, (5 miles, 8kms)
The Old Laundry Theatre is situated in Bowness-on-Windermere in the heart of the Lake District. Our lively annual season of music, theatre, comedy and film starts in August and usually finishes in December.
Town End, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH, (6 miles, 10kms)
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.
Rydal, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9LU, (6 miles, 10kms)
Wordsworth's best loved family home for 37 years. It was here that he wrote many of his poems. He became Poet Laureate to Queen Victoria at the age of 74 and was his most successful.
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