Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Ivythwaite Lodge
An association of professionally trained guides, all hold the coveted Blue Badge Guides for Cumbria & the Lake District National Park. They have a love and in-depth knowledge of the region as well as an excellent general knowlege of the UK.
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.
Cleabarrow, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3NB
An 18-hole, parkland golf course in the heart of the Lake District.
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.
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.
Brockhole, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ
Visitor centre with interactive exhibitions, Mawson gardens, adventure playground, shop and information centre. Lakeshore access for all.
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.
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.
Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4HE
Known nationally as a centre for world-class theatre, music, art and events, the Brewery has a 450 capacity music venue, three cinemas, two visual arts galleries, drama studio, darkroom facilities, meeting rooms, great restaurant/cafe/bar.
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.
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.
Mountain Goat Ltd, Victoria Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AD
Luxury guided full day and half day mini-coach tours of the Lake District.
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 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.