Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Orchard Cottage
Throughout Cumbria, LA
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Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JT
Blackwell is one of Britain's finest and most important houses from the turn of the last century, situated in a stunning setting overlooking lake Windermere.
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.
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.
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.
Cleabarrow, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3NB
An 18-hole, parkland golf course in the heart of the Lake District.
Town End, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH
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.
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.
Brockhole, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ
Visitor centre with interactive exhibitions, Mawson gardens, adventure playground, shop and information centre. Lakeshore access for all.
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.
The Boathouse, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0QF
Esthwaite Water is a first class, well managed Trout fishery. It is a beautiful natural 280 acre water situated in the heart of the English Lake District with excellent facilities for boat or bank fishing.
Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD
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.
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.
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.
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.
Patterdale Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1NP
Superb Lakeland setting for 17-acre hillside garden. Registered Charity No 259847. Limited disabled access. Groups by appointment.