Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of May Cottage
Near Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0LF
Beatrix Potter's iconic house, full of her personal possessions, with traditional cottage garden. Her paintings of the House and garden were used to illustrate many of her tales.
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.
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.
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 Ltd, Victoria Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AD
Luxury guided full day and half day mini-coach tours of the Lake District.
54 Branthwaite Brow, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4TX
The Famous 1657 Chocolate House in Kendal, Cumbria was built in the 1630's. This popular Lake District tourist attraction established in1984 offers 16 Specialty Hot Chocolates, selection of hand made Gateaux all named from the 1600's.
Victoria Forge, Victoria Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AD
Kankku has specially prepared 4x4 vehicles that you drive on rough and rocky scenic trails through the Lake District National Park.
Old Blue Mill, Backbarrow, Newby Bridge, Cumbria, LA12 8TA
A unique combination of interrelated stories and a fascinating visitor experience. Over 100 years of motoring history, the Campbell Bluebird exhibition, IOM TT tribute display and the Leven Valley heritage centre. Gift shop and Cafe Ambio.
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 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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Rayrigg Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1BP
Windermere Outdoor Adventure Centre is the perfect place to discover the Lake District on the lake itself. We're open seasonally from March - October 2014.
Low Wray, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0JA
A mock-gothic Castle, on the western shore of Windermere. Empty of original furniture, this is a place for all the family to enjoy. Join a guided tour to learn more about the castle's colourful history.