Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of May Cottage
Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5AL, (8 miles, 12kms)
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.
Ings, Nr Windermere, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 9PY, (3 miles, 5kms)
The Watermill Inn is a traditional family-run free house within the Lake District National Park.
Speciality: Coniston Bluebird beef & ale pie, venison casserole, local lamb
Lound Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 7FH, (8 miles, 12kms)
With 16 premium factory outlets selling famous brands at up to 70% discount, K Village - The Lakes Outlet offers smarter shopping in comfort and style. Stroll along the riverside terrace and enjoy cafes and restaurants.
Brockhole - Lake District Visitor Centre, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ, (3 miles, 5kms)
Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, (6 miles, 10kms)
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, (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.
Cumbria, (0.7 miles, 1kms)
Just a mile from the lake shores, Windermere is a small yet charming Lakeland town, with a great choice of welcoming B&Bs and guest houses.
11a Church Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AQ, (1 miles, 2kms)
Icicle has an office and shop in Windermere, from where they operate their mountain activities and guided walks.
Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4HE, (7 miles, 12kms)
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.
Cumbria, (3 miles, 5kms)
The pretty, narrow cobbled streets, squares, courtyards and whitewashed cottages of Hawkshead make for an idyllic Lakeland setting.
Inglefield, Staveley, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 9LY, (4 miles, 7kms)
Locations throughout the Lake District. Providing group activities, team building, country pursuits, evening entertainment, themed events.
Near Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0LF, (2 miles, 4kms)
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.
Cumbria, (5 miles, 8kms)
At the heart of the central and south lakes visitor experience, Ambleside bristles with activity and is an ideal base for exploring the county.
Victoria Forge, Victoria Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AD, (1 miles, 2kms)
Kankku has specially prepared 4x4 vehicles that you drive on rough and rocky scenic trails through the Lake District National Park.
Brockhole, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ, (3 miles, 5kms)
Visitor centre with interactive exhibitions, Mawson gardens, adventure playground, shop and information centre. Lakeshore access for all.
Rydal, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9LU, (6 miles, 10kms)
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.
Inspiration Marine Group Ltd, Gillys Landing Glebe Road, Bowness on Windemere, Cumbria, LA23 3HE, (0.3 miles, 0.5kms)
Mountain Goat Ltd, Victoria Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AD, (0.1 miles, 0.1kms)
Luxury guided full day and half day mini-coach tours of the Lake District.
Town End, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH, (8 miles, 12kms)
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.
Lake District National Park, Cumbria, LA23, (1 miles, 2kms)
At Vertical Adventures we offer guided ascents of the Lake Districts summits via famous walks, scrambles and climbs. We also provide caving at Ingleton.
Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3BX, (0.2 miles, 0.3kms)
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.
The Old Laundry, Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3BX, (0.2 miles, 0.3kms)
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.
Waterhead Pier, Waterhead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0EY, (4 miles, 7kms)
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.
Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JT, (1 miles, 2kms)
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.
High Nibthwaite, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8DQ, (8 miles, 13kms)
Residential outdoor education centre for groups of up to 37. Range of land and water based activities.
Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4BH, (8 miles, 12kms)
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.
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