Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Ivythwaite Lodge

Children's Playground
Castle, Historic House
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Abseiling, High Wire, Off Road Activities
Art Gallery, Museum
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Brockhole - Lake District Visitor Centre

Brockhole, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ(2 miles, 4 km)

Visitor centre with interactive exhibitions, Mawson gardens, adventure playground, shop and information centre. Lakeshore access for all.

 
 
Holehird Gardens

Patterdale Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1NP(2 miles, 3 km)

Superb Lakeland setting for 17-acre hillside garden. Registered Charity No 259847. Limited disabled access. Groups by appointment.

 
 
Quaker Tapestry Museum and Exhibition
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Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4BH(7 miles, 12 km)

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.

 
 
Wray Castle
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Low Wray, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0JA(5 miles, 8 km)

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.

 
 
Treetop Trek
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Brockhole - Lake District Visitor Centre, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ(3 miles, 4 km)

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!

 
 
Hill Top
National Trust

Near Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0LF(3 miles, 5 km)

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.

 
 
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(1 miles, 1 km)

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

 
 
Brantwood, Home of John Ruskin
Historic Houses Association Member

Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD(7 miles, 11 km)

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.

 
 
Lakes Leisure Kendal
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Burton Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 7HX(8 miles, 13 km)

A huge variety of activities on offer, 25m swimming pool, 40+ station gym, indoor sports hall, children's holiday activities and a 900-seat theatre venue, fun for all ages.

 
 
Bluebird Tours

Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8EH(7 miles, 11 km)

Hop on board our daily minibus tours - a great, green way to see the Lake District. Join us for an informal, informative sightseeing tour in our hybrid powered minibus or book us for a bespoke tour, group transfers or local collection.

 
 
The World of Beatrix Potter
VistEngland VAQAS

The Old Laundry, Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3BX(1 miles, 1 km)

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.

 
 
Total Adventure
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

The Boathouse, Ferry Nab Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JH(1 miles, 2 km)

Total adventure is an outdoor activity provider with facilities on the shores of Windermere.

 
 
Windermere Lake Cruises, Waterhead
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Waterhead Pier, Waterhead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0EY(4 miles, 6 km)

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.

 
 
The Heaton Cooper Studio

The Studio, Grasmere, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9SX(8 miles, 12 km)

Art gallery and art shop run by the Heaton Cooper family, selling original paintings and prints from 4 generations of the family.

 
 
Hawkshead Trout Farm

The Boathouse, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0QF(3 miles, 6 km)

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.

 
 
Townend
National Trust

Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LB(3 miles, 4 km)

A real Lakeland hidden treasure set in the beautiful village of Troutbeck, this 17thC solid stone and slate house sits imposingly on the hillside, its huge chimneys typical of the area.

 
 
Museum Of Lakeland Life
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Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5AL(7 miles, 12 km)

This award-winning museum takes you and your family back through time to tell the story of the Lake District and its inhabitants.

 
 
Kankku
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Victoria Forge, Victoria Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AD(1 miles, 1 km)

Kankku has specially prepared 4x4 vehicles that you drive on rough and rocky scenic trails through the Lake District National Park.