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Situated on Whitehaven's attractive harbour side, The Beacon is home to the town's museum collection. The museum is now open after a refit and features the Sellafield Story.
We’ve had a great year with Top Farm Shop accolades from the Times and Telegraph. Step through our farm shop doors and explore shelves full of local specialities and seasonal foods direct from farmers, growers, makers and producers.
Hill Top is a time capsule of Beatrix Potter's life. Full of her favourite things, the house appears as if Beatrix had just stepped out for a walk. Every room contains a reference to a picture in a 'Tale'.
This award-winning museum takes you and your family back in time to tell the story of the Lake District and its inhabitants. Isolated until the arrival of the train and motorcar, which brought newcomers and tourists.
Impressive and formidable, Carlisle Castle amply repays exploration of its absorbing 900-year history. Long commanding the especially turbulent western end of the Anglo-Scottish border, Carlisle has witness many conflicts and sieges.
We painstakingly plan every trip to match each group’s unique requirements.
National winners of the Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award, Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery is an excellent choice for a great day out for all of the family.
With more than 750 years of history and centuries-old portraits sitting alongside modern family photographs, this medieval house certainly feels lived in; indeed it is still home to the Strickland family.
Take a stroll through our beautiful gardens with views of the River Lowther, visit our animals and enjoy something delicious in our Kitchen Garden Café.
Historic house based on a medieval pele tower with substantial 17th, 18th and 19thC additions. The house contains fine collections of furniture, ceramics, tapestry and portraits and is still a private residence.
Windermere Lake Cruises trace their origins back to Victorian days, steamers and launches carry over 1.35 million visitors each year. The steamers have saloons, promenade decks, teashops and licensed bars.
Wray Castle is a mock-gothic Castle, on the western shore of Windermere. Empty of original furniture, this is a place for all the family to enjoy.
A beautiful, family friendly lakeshore park with stunning mountain views. Extensive, sweeping lawns for games, picnics and gentle walks. Easy lake access.
Over 30,000 exhibits tracing more than 100 years of road transport heritage, including a new exhibition which details the history of the Isle of Man TT Races.
Visit Keswick, the home of the first pencil, and pencil perfection since 1832. Walk through a replica of the Seathwaite Mine, where graphite was first discovered. Trace the history of pencil manufacture over the last 350 years.
A fascinating insight into the buildings of Lakeland's yesteryear. Depict Cumbrian houses and farms, all hand-crafted by Edward Robinson. Also Oriental garden and building which is our gift shop.
We are the longest established authorised segway tour operator in the UK. We offer scenic segway tours in the stunning Cartmel area.
The 1657 Chocolate House is a replica of the one in Bishopgate, London.
Heron Corn Mill on the banks of the river Bela in Beetham; South Cumbria, is one of the few working mills in the area, and has been a base for local industry powered by renewable energy for over 900 years.
A unique and interactive experience for children that is truly unforgettable.
Welcome to Lakeland's oldest, longest and most scenic railway!
Walk classic Lakeland mountain routes, guided by an expert leader, who will navigate and tell you about the area.