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Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Ivythwaite Lodge

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Brantwood, Home of John Ruskin

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.

 
 
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.

 
 
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.

 
 
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.

 
 
Windermere Lake Cruises, Bowness
VistEngland VAQAS

The Promenade, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3HQ(1 miles, 1 km)

Windermere Lake Cruises offer more than a ferry service. We hold private charters, lunch cruises, buffet cruises, corporate hospitality, public sailings and group travel. Steamers and launches sail daily throughout the year from Bowness.

 
 
Cumbria Tourist Guides

Cumbria, CA4(8 miles, 13 km)

An association of professionally trained guides, all hold the coveted Blue Badge Guides for Cumbria & the Lake District National Park. They have a love and in-depth knowledge of the region as well as an excellent general knowlege of the UK.

 
 
The 1657 Chocolate House

54 Branthwaite Brow, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4TX(7 miles, 12 km)

Speciality: Chocolate

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.

 
 
Dove Cottage and The Wordsworth Museum

Town End, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH(7 miles, 12 km)

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.

 
 
Lakes Leisure Kendal
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

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.

 
 
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.

 
 
Daves Adventure Company
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

Row Barn The Row, Lyth, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8DD(6 miles, 9 km)

With over 20 years experience of creating adventures we know how to create an adventure that is perfect for you. With the emphasis firmly on having a great day full of laughter and excitement or just relax and enjoy.

 
 
Lakes Aquarium
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Lakeside, Newby Bridge, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8AS(7 miles, 11 km)

Explore worlds of watery fun at Lakes Aquarium. Discover otters, pike, perch and char as well as marmoset monkeys, caiman and British sharks and rays.

 
 
Esthwaite Water
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

The Boathouse, Ridding Wood, Hawkshead, LA22 8LA(4 miles, 6 km)

The Osprey Safari is a self driven electric boat ride around Esthwaite Water, taking you to six different locations.

 
 
Lakes Leisure Windermere
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Rayrigg Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1BP(1 miles, 1 km)

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.

 
 
Kendal Museum
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Station Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6BT(7 miles, 12 km)

One of the oldest museums in the UK, founded in 1796. Since 1918 housed in a beautiful historic building, once a wool warehouse. The museum comprises of 4 galleries.

 
 
Museum Of Lakeland Life
VistEngland VAQAS

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.

 
 
Allan Bank
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9QZ(7 miles, 12 km)

Make yourself comfortable in the former home of National Trust Founder, Canon Rawnsley. Only partially restored and decorated, this isn’t a typical National Trust experience.

 
 
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.