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Ambleside

Cumbria, -

At the heart of the central and south lakes visitor experience, Ambleside bristles with activity and is an ideal base for exploring the county.

 
 
The Old Laundry Theatre

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. Our lively annual season of music, theatre, comedy and film starts in August and usually finishes in December.

 
 
Icicle Mountaineering

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.

 
 
Lakeland Climbing Centre
VistEngland VAQAS

Unit 27, Lake District Business Park, Mint Bridge, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6NH

Largest indoor climbing wall in Cumbria. From 3m to 20m high. Equipment and instruction available. Our Chamber is for quiet leading and top roping. Awsome 20m leading wall has roofs, grooves, belay cave, stalactites and auto-belays.

 
 
Abbot Hall Art Gallery
VistEngland VAQAS

Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5AL

Abbot Hall is one of Britain's finest independent art galleries in a beautiful setting beside the river Kent and overlooked by the ruins of Kendal castle.

 
 
Total Adventure
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

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.

 
 
Coniston

Cumbria, LA21 8EH

Coniston village is located adjacent to Coniston water and underneath the majestic Coniston Fells of which Coniston Old Man is the most famous.

 
 
Quaker Tapestry Museum and Exhibition
VistEngland VAQASSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4BH

A masterpiece of storytelling and a celebration of life, revolutions and remarkable people....made by 4,000 people. Shop, Cafe, audio guides, film, interactive displays, children's activities.

 
 
Water Park Adventure Centre
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

High Nibthwaite, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8DQ

Residential outdoor education centre for groups of up to 37. Range of land and water based activities.

 
 
Treetop Trek
VistEngland VAQAS

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!

 
 
Rydal Mount and Gardens

Rydal, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9LU

Wordsworth's best loved family home for 37 years. It was here that he wrote many of his poems. He became Poet Laureate to Queen Victoria at the age of 74 and was his most successful.

 
 
Hawkshead

Cumbria, -

The pretty, narrow cobbled streets, squares, courtyards and whitewashed cottages of Hawkshead make for an idyllic Lakeland setting.

 
 
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

The Boathouse, Ridding Wood, Hawkshead, LA22 8LA

 
 
See Events

Inglefield, Staveley, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 9LY

Locations throughout the Lake District. Providing group activities, team building, country pursuits, evening entertainment, themed events.

 
 
Grizedale Forest Park and Visitor Centre
VistEngland VAQAS

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.

 
 
Windermere Lake Cruises, Bowness
VistEngland VAQAS

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.

 
 
Beatrix Potter Gallery
National TrustSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

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.

 
 
Mountain Goat Holidays & Tours
Green Tourism Bronze AwardCumbria Tourism Awards WinnerTripAdvisor Certificate of ExcellenceSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Mountain Goat Ltd, Victoria Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AD

Luxury guided full day and half day mini-coach tours of the Lake District.

 
 
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