Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of How Head Cottages
Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8EH
Hop on board our daily minibus tours - a great, green way to see the Lake District. Join us for an informal, informative sightseeing tour in our hybrid powered minibus or book us for a bespoke tour, group transfers or local collection.
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.
The Promenade, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3HQ
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
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.
Brockhole - Lake District Visitor Centre, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ
Adventure in the High trees! The UK's first Aerial Netting adventure park. Featuring over 1500m2 of sky trampolines, aerial walkways, tunnels and slides. A great family day out suitable for ages 3yrs+.
Cleabarrow, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3NB
An 18-hole, parkland golf course in the heart of the Lake District.
Coniston Pier, Lake Road, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AN
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
Art gallery and art shop run by the Heaton Cooper family, selling original paintings and prints from 4 generations of the family.
Rayrigg Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1BP
Windermere Outdoor Adventure Centre is the perfect place to discover the Lake District on the lake itself. We're open seasonally from March - October 2014.
Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5AL
This award-winning museum takes you and your family back through time to tell the story of the Lake District and its inhabitants.
Near Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0LF
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.
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. Our lively annual season of music, theatre, comedy and film starts in August and usually finishes in December.
11a Church Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AQ
Icicle has an office and shop in Windermere, from where they operate their mountain activities and guided walks.
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.
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.
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.