Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa
Explore 350 years of social history beautifully illustrated within 77 inspiring, colourful, modern embroidered panels. Shop, Cafe, audio guides, film, interactive displays, children's activities.
Family-run historic house with strong literary connections. Live piano music and children's quiz in the house. Woodland playgrounds, heather maze, lakeside and poetry walk in the grounds.Great tearoom specialising in Cumbrian food.
A family friendly contemporary art gallery and tearoom set on a working dairy farm, 5 acres of outdoor sculpture park and 70 acres of farm walks. Luxury health suite with hydrotheraphy spa bath, sauna.
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!
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.
The ruins of the 12thC Norman castle dominate the town of Egremont. It is set in lovely public grounds with flower beds, walks and trees, used for many open-air events, concerts, plays and poetry readings.
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.
Take to the trees and tackle an exhilarating course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and zip slides high above the forest floor. Go Ape is a great experience to share with friends and family, providing lots of thrills and laughs.
Superb example of a romantic Gothic mansion with unique Kadampa Buddhist Temple dedicated to World Peace. Fascinating 1-hour guided tour of the house and Temple brings alive the history of the Priory since 1160. Beautiful woodland gardens.
Swarthmoor Hall is a 16th Century country house set in beautiful gardens and grounds in 130 acres of farmland.Visitors comment on its sense of place – of the people who have lived here, its tranquillity and beauty.
Esthwaite Water is the largest stocked lake in the North West of England, offering renowned top of the water action in true loch style, set amidst breathtaking scenery. Tuition available. Tackle shop onsite.
- Parks & Gardens, Wildlife & Nature
- History & Heritage
- Museums & Exhibitions
- Arts & Crafts
- Water Sports, Water-based Attractions
- Other Extreme Sports
- Crafts & Gifts