Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Orchard Cottage
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.
Cleabarrow, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3NB
An 18-hole, parkland golf course in the heart of the Lake District.
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.
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, 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 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.
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.
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, 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.
Mountain Goat Ltd, Victoria Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AD
Luxury guided full day and half day mini-coach tours 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.