Browsing places to visit within 8 miles of Quince Cottage
The coastal village of Bowness on Solway is charming mix of pretty traditional Cumbrian cottages, house and farms, hugging the shoreline of the Solway Firth - part of the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Beauty.
Picturesque Grasmere, home to William Wordsworth and famed for its annual sports, is the northernmost village in the southern Lake District.
The pretty, narrow cobbled streets, squares, courtyards and whitewashed cottages of Hawkshead make for an idyllic Lakeland setting.
From a 17th-century mining community at the base of Blencathra to 19th-century water resource at the foot of Helvellyn, the two communities of Threlkeld and Thirlmere are linked by the lovely Vale of St John.
Situated on the shores of lake Windermere, the bustling town of Bowness offers a great variety of visitor attractions, accommodation and shops.
Cumbria, LA20 6JF, Email
Broughton-in-Furness is a quaint, unspoilt Lakeland town, nestling in the foothills of some of the most dramatic Lake District fells.
Cumbria, Tel: 01946 598914
A delightful Georgian town with its street grid pattern and buildings largely still intact and harbour signifying the town's rich maritime heritage.
Egremont, Cumbria, CA22 2DB, Tel: 01946 820693
Egremont is a traditional market town in the centre of the Western Lake District. Whilst there, discover Egremont's treasures: the illuminated Norman Castle and grounds .
A bustling market town with unspoilt Georgian and Victorian Architecture. The birthplace of acclaimed novelist and broadcaster Melvyn Bragg.
The attractive village of Sawrey is situated two miles from Hawkshead and is famous for Hill Top, a 17th century farmhouse owned by Beatrix Potter.
Dating back to the Roman times, Sedbergh is an attractive market town full of character with an engaging mix of cobbled yards and historic buildings.
Grizedale Forest Park offers the complete day out with an extensive range of internationally famous forest sculptures and way marked paths.
Glenridding, Cumbria, CA11 0QQ, Tel: 01539 822222
Kirkby Lonsdale is a beautiful market town located in the River Lune valley on the fringes of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks.
Cumbria, CA9 3RF, Tel: 01434 382244, Email
Discover an area of unique and beautiful landscapes - high, wild and remote.
The cliffs at St Bees (named after St Bega) are dramatic, composed of striking red sandstone some over 300ft high. There is an RSPB nature reserve.
The ancient capital of Furness, Dalton was the judicial and economic centre for the monks of Furness Abbey.
At the heart of the central and south lakes visitor experience, Ambleside bristles with activity and is an ideal base for exploring the county.
With its hilly cobbled main street and colour-washed cottages, Dent is a thoroughly charming village set in the beautiful valley of Dentdale.
Askham in Furness, Cumbria, LA16 7, Tel: 01539 822222
Askam in Furness owes its existence to the iron ore industry. The industrial buildings were demolished in 1933. In addition to street names, another sign of the former iron works is Askam pier, which is made of slag from the works.
Brough is a small town located on the A66 to the east of the county. Its castle (dating from 1100) is in the care of English Heritage.
Cumbria, CA11 7PT, Tel: 01768 867466, Email
Penrith is a bustling market town of sandstone buildings, renowned for its wealth of specialist shops offering an interesting choice of goods.