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Windermere (3 miles, 5 km)

Set in Bowness in the heart of the Lake District, this intimate little theatre produces a lively programme of professional drama, classical music, folk, comedy, lectures and film.

 

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Ambleside (8 miles, 12 km)

Windermere Lake Cruises trace their origins back to Victorian days, steamers and launches carry over 1.6 million visitors each year. The steamers have saloons, promenade decks, teashops and licensed bars.

 

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Kendal (6 miles, 9 km)

Known nationally as a centre for world-class theatre, music, art and events...

 

Newby Bridge (5 miles, 7 km)

Enjoy luxury ESPA treatments, pristine pedicures and marvellous manicures. Sumptuous spa days and superb over night stays.

 

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Newby Bridge (4 miles, 6 km)

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.

 

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Hawkshead (6 miles, 10 km)

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.

 

Newby Bridge (4 miles, 7 km)

Walk with a traditional lakeland pack pony. From our base at the foot of Windermere we take families and groups on a one day adventure with our native Fell ponies following part of an old pack horse route through meadows, woods and fell

 

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Windermere (6 miles, 10 km)

Adventure in the High trees! Treetop Nets offers an amazing new way to play high up in the tree canopy. Featuring over 1500m2 of bouncy trampolines, aerial walkways, tunnels and slides. A great family day out suitable for ages 3yrs+.

 

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Ulverston (6 miles, 9 km)

For an unforgettable escape room experience, grab your most trusted companions and sharpen those minds for The Lakes latest live adventure game.

 

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Sawrey (4 miles, 6 km)

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'.

 

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Windermere (3 miles, 5 km)

The ideal way to explore the spectacular scenery of the Lake District. Mountain Goat provide full-day and half-day guided mini-coach tours where you can sit back and relax and enjoy some of the of the most stunning scenery in the UK.

 

Kendal (5 miles, 9 km)

Two galleries are packed with everything from kilims to crockery, books to baskets. There’s a selection of local craftspeople’s work, an unexpected collection of clothing, and plenty of original art.

 

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Windermere (6 miles, 10 km)

Recreational high ropes adventure course for 5 years upwards. Climbing wall with auto belay.

 

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Bowness-on-Windermere (3 miles, 5 km)

The World of Beatrix Potter™ Attraction in Bowness-on-Windermere is a vibrant visitor centre offering a unique experience for all the family. Explore a magical world where all 23 enchanting tales are brought to life.

 

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Windermere (4 miles, 7 km)

Hire a stand up paddle board SUP for 2 hours on Windermere for just £20 with free shore based instruction. Everything you need to get you hooked on this fast growing sport.

 

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Newby Bridge (4 miles, 6 km)

Discover a wide array of local freshwater and marine species including menacing pike, carp and rays. Plus discover creatures from around the world including piranha, otters and clownfish.

 

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Kendal (6 miles, 10 km)

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.

 

Newby Bridge (4 miles, 6 km)

Sitting on the southern tip of Windermere with views up the lake to the fells beyond, this family-friendly park is the perfect place for playing, having a picnic or getting out on the water.

 
 

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