Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of How Head Cottages
Bouth, Ulverston, LA12 8JA
A traditional Lake District working farm, using Shire horses and vintage machinery including steam to actively farm.
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.
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!
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, 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 Ltd, Victoria Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AD
Luxury guided full day and half day mini-coach tours of the Lake District.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Cleabarrow, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3NB
An 18-hole, parkland golf course in the heart of the Lake District.
Patterdale Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1NP
Superb Lakeland setting for 17-acre hillside garden. Registered Charity No 259847. Limited disabled access. Groups by appointment.
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.