Enjoy A Day Out Shopping
Shopping in Cumbria isn't necessarily the first thing that may come to mind, but we are sure that after you have spent some time browsing what's on offer, you will be pleasantly surprised.
From the high street stores in Carlisle, Kendal and Barrow to the more bespoke shops in market towns like Ulverston and Cockermouth, Cumbria offers a vast varietly of shopping destinations.
Golakes has put together a full shopping guide which is perfect if you're looking at a particular place, or type of shopping experience.
We live and breathe the outdoors, from simple walks and technical hikes, to arduous expeditions and intrepid exploration.
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'.
A visit to Wordsworth House and Garden is a unique opportunity to experience late 18th-century life at first hand.
Explore the traditional Lakeland cottage and home of the famous poet William Wordsworth and discover what life was like at the turn of the 19th Century.
Levens Hall is an Elizabethan mansion built around a 13thC Pele tower. The much loved home of the Bagot family, visitors often comment on the warm and friendly atmosphere.
Victorian stately home, set in 25 acres of stunning gardens and ancient deer park. Holker has its own cafe, brasserie, gift shop and food hall, and hosts an annual programme of special events.
This fascinating little shop was built in 1630 as the village school, and is where Wordsworth occasionally taught. In 1854 it became the home of Sarah Nelson's world famous original celebrated Grasmere gingerbread.
At our local produce Food Hall you will find the very best food and drink that Cumbria, renowned for the quality of its livestock farming and its thriving artisan food scene, has to offer.
Rheged has the largest 3D cinema around, an art gallery with changing art, craft and photography exhibitions, 3 cafes and 9 individual shops.
The Garden Centre has spectacular views over Morecambe Bay & the Lakes. Family run. Plants, Cafe, Home & Gifts. The Potting Shed Cafe makes a perfect stop-off for the hungry traveller with delicious breakfasts, lunches & afternoon teas.
Following a £9m investment and three years' development, The Lakes Distillery officially opened its doors in December 2014 and since then, they have become one of Cumbria's leading award winning tourist attractions.
This unique gallery space occupies the charming 17th century building which once served as the office of Beatrix Potter's solicitor husband, in the centre of Hawkshead village.
Guided Mine Tours of England’s oldest working slate mine wend their way through the 900 year old mine deep in the heart of the former volcano, Fleetwith Pike.
A unique optical illusion exhibition. Witness balls rolling uphill in the anti-gravity room, visibly grow and shrink in the Ames room and be amazed by our interactive optical illusion exhibits, artwork and sculptures.
Located next to an artisan village, the Open Farm is a real hands-on experience, loved by both children and adults (and don't worry if it is raining there's lots undercover)
The 1657 Chocolate House is a replica of the one in Bishopgate, London.
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.
Award-winning farm visitor attraction with large indoor play area for all the family. Outdoor play area, Cafe and Shop.
A unique and interactive experience for children that is truly unforgettable.
Where Art meets Architectural Antiques…Yew Tree Barn is a stunning old barn full of intriguing and diverse businesses. Browse through showrooms of antiques, garden displays of statuary, stone troughs and artefacts, visit artisans working.
Beginning in 1984, thirty long years ago, our overriding quest has been to source, import and sell the most characterful and interesting wines at every price point.
With over 100 handmade Relishes, Pickles and Preserves and over 50 Great Taste Awards this is the perfect place for gifts and treats, a passion for local ingredients and traditionally handmade they are gluten, nut and preservative free.
Welcome to Windermere Aquatic Ltd. We are the U.K.s largest importer and distributor for Bayliner boats located on the beautiful shores of Lake Windermere, Cumbria.
Sat 25 Feb 2017
Brampton Farmers Market, managed by Sustainable Brampton, provides delicious fresh produce at affordable prices.
Sun 26 Feb 2017
Colin Caygill Antique Fair
Thu 2 Mar 2017
Antique and collectors fair, small but offering good selection of fine and vintage jewellery, antiques, collectables, decorative arts, furniture, vintage linens and china.
Sat 4 Mar 2017
Antique and collectors fair, small but offering a good selection of fine and vintage jewellery, antiques, collectables, decorative arts, furniture, vintage linens and china.
Sat 4 Mar 2017
Carlisle Farmers Market, managed by Sustainable Brampton, provides delicious fresh produce at affordable prices.
Sat 11 - Sun 12 Mar 2017
Antique and collectors fair, small but offering great selection of fine and vintage jewellery, antiques, collectables, decorative arts, furniture, vintage linens and china
Wed 26 - Thu 27 Apr 2017
Antique and collectors fair, fine and vintage jewellery, antiques, collectables, decorative arts, furniture, vintage linens and china from number of local dealers.
Sat 4 - Sun 5 Nov 2017
A fantastic day out for all the family, with over 60 stalls selling quality crafts, foods and gifts for the festive season.