Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Wordsworth Cottage & Barn
Wordsworth's most famous home where he lived from 1799 to 1808. This hub of art, literature and creativity has a programme of exhibitions and events from craft workshops, poetry readings and free children’s activities.
The tumbling waterfall of Aira Force, drops an impressive 65 feet and can be reached by strolling through ancient woodland and landscaped glades. The perfect place for a family and picnic.
Pooley Bridge, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2NW, (7 miles, 11kms)
This area is rich in prehistoric remains including a standing stone, stone circle and cairns. Moor Divock is 300 metres above sea level, forming part of Askham Fell, to the East of Ullswater.
Main Car Park, Glenridding, CA11 0PA, (1 miles, 2kms), Tel: 017684 82414, Email
Situated at the heart of Ambleside, we are much more than just a tourist information centre. In 2007 Ambleside tourist information centre merged with the Post Office to provide visitors and locals with two vital services.
- Parks & Gardens
- History & Heritage
- Arts & Crafts
- Visitor Centres