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Show more details of The World of Beatrix Potter
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The Old Laundry, Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3BX, (6 miles, 10kms)

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.

 
 
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Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, (2 miles, 3kms)

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.

 
 
Show more details of Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum

Town End, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH, (6 miles, 10kms)

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.

 
 
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The Promenade, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3HQ, (6 miles, 10kms)

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.

 
 
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Waterhead Pier, Waterhead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0EY, (6 miles, 9kms)

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.

 
 
Show more details of Brockhole - Lake District Visitor Centre

Brockhole, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ, (6 miles, 9kms)

Visitor centre with interactive exhibitions, Mawson gardens, adventure playground, shop and information centre. Lakeshore access for all.

 
 
Show more details of Wray Castle
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Low Wray, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0JA, (6 miles, 10kms)

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.

 
 
Show more details of Grizedale Forest & Visitor Centre
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Grizedale, Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA22 0QJ, (3 miles, 5kms)

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.

 
 
Show more details of Windermere Lake Cruises, Lakeside
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Lakeside Pier Visitor Centre, Newby Bridge, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8AS, (8 miles, 13kms)

Steamers and launches sail daily between Ambleside, Bowness and Lakeside. Additional summer routes. Timetabled services.

 
 
Show more details of Old Hall Farm
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Bouth, Ulverston, LA12 8JA, (8 miles, 12kms)

 
 
Show more details of Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's Cottage
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Near Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0LF, (4 miles, 7kms)

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.

 
 
Show more details of Beatrix Potter Gallery
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Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0NS, (3 miles, 5kms)

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.

 
 
Show more details of Esthwaite Water
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The Boathouse, Ridding Wood, Hawkshead, LA22 8LA, (3 miles, 5kms)

 
 
Show more details of Coniston Boating Centre
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Lake Road, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8EW, (0.5 miles, 0.8kms)

There's something for everyone at Coniston Boating Centre, both on and off the water…

 
 
Show more details of Allan Bank
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Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9QZ, (7 miles, 11kms)

 
 
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The Studio, Grasmere, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9SX, (7 miles, 11kms)

Art gallery and art shop run by the Heaton Cooper family, selling original paintings and prints from 4 generations of the family.

 
 
Show more details of Lakes Aquarium
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Lakeside, Newby Bridge, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8AS, (8 miles, 13kms)

Explore worlds of watery fun at Lakes Aquarium. Discover otters, pike, perch and char aswell as marmoset monkeys, caiman and British sharks and rays.

 
 
Show more details of Esthwaite Water Trout Fishery

The Boathouse, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0QF, (4 miles, 6kms)

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.

 
 
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Coniston Pier, Lake Road, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AN, (0.5 miles, 0.8kms)

Float back to Victorian times as you indulge in a luxurious cruise on captivating Coniston water in this exquisite steam-powered craft.

 
 
Show more details of The Armitt Museum

Rydal Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9BL, (6 miles, 10kms)

Museum, art gallery and reference library covering the history life and arts of the Lakes. Collections include Kurt Schwitters, Beatrix Potter, photography, fine art and local history.

 
 
Show more details of Stott Park Bobbin Mill

Low Stott Park, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8AX, (7 miles, 12kms)

Working mill on lake Windermere shore, built in 1835 to produce the wooden bobbins vital to the Lancashire spinning and weaving industries.

 
 
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Grizedale Forest Visitor Centre, Grizedale Forest, Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA22 0QJ, (3 miles, 5kms)

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.

 
 
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Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LB, (7 miles, 11kms)

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.

 
 
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Brockhole - Lake District Visitor Centre, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ, (6 miles, 9kms)

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!

 
 
Show more details of White Platt's Recreation Area
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Compston Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9DJ, (6 miles, 10kms)

 
 
Show more details of Windermere Tourist Information Centre

Victoria Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AD, (7 miles, 11kms)

A wide range of maps and guide books, local and national accommodation bookings. Gift shop, postcards and stamps, public internet access. French, Spanish, Polish, Italian spoken.

 
 
 
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