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Old Hall Farm
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Bouth, Ulverston, LA12 8JA

A traditional Lake District working farm, using Shire horses and vintage machinery including steam to actively farm.

 
 
The Old Laundry Theatre

Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3BX

The Old Laundry Theatre is situated in Bowness-on-Windermere in the heart of the Lake District with a lively year round programme of drama, classical & folk music, spoken word, comedy and film.

 
 
Treetop Trek
VistEngland VAQASVisitEngland Award For Excellence GoldCumbria Tourism Awards Winner

Brockhole - Lake District Visitor Centre, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ

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!

 
 
Lakes Aquarium
VistEngland VAQASSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Lakeside, Newby Bridge, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8AS

Explore worlds of watery fun at Lakes Aquarium. Discover otters, pike, perch and char as well as marmoset monkeys, caiman and British sharks and rays.

 
 
Grizedale Forest Park and Visitor Centre
VistEngland VAQAS

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.

 
 
Mountain Goat Holidays & Tours
Green Tourism Bronze AwardCumbria Tourism Awards WinnerTripAdvisor Certificate of ExcellenceSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Mountain Goat Ltd, Victoria Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AD

Luxury guided full day and half day mini-coach tours of the Lake District.

 
 
Hill Top
National Trust

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.

 
 
Windermere Lake Cruises, Lakeside
VistEngland VAQAS

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.

 
 
The Heaton Cooper Studio

The Studio, Grasmere, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9SX

Art gallery and art shop run by the Heaton Cooper family, selling original paintings and prints from 4 generations of the family.

 
 
Beatrix Potter Gallery
National TrustSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

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.

 
 
Windermere Lake Cruises, Waterhead
VistEngland VAQAS

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.

 
 
Fell Foot

Newby Bridge, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8NN

Family-friendly park with green lawns sloping down to the lakeshore. Just the place to enjoy access to Lake Windermere with picnic areas, boat hire and tea room.

 
 
The World of Beatrix Potter
VistEngland VAQAS

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.

 
 
Total Adventure
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

The Boathouse, Ferry Nab Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JH

Total adventure is an outdoor activity provider with facilities on the shores of Windermere.

 
 
Windermere Golf Club
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Cleabarrow, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3NB

An 18-hole, parkland golf course in the heart of the Lake District.

 
 
Holehird Gardens

Patterdale Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1NP

Superb Lakeland setting for 17-acre hillside garden. Registered Charity No 259847. Limited disabled access. Groups by appointment.

 
 
Townend
National Trust

Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LB

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.

 
 
Joint Adventures
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

Brocklebank Ground House, Torver, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8BS

We are a mobile outdoor adventure company based in The Lake District. We operate all over The Lake District and can even collect you from where you are staying.