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Lake District FoundationVistEngland VAQAS

Ambleside (4 miles, 7 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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Grasmere (8 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.

 

VistEngland VAQAS

Windermere (2 miles, 3 km)

A Grade I listed building, Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House is a masterpiece of twentieth century design.

 

VistEngland VAQAS

Kendal (7 miles, 12 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.

 

Member of Cumbria Tourism

Hawkshead (5 miles, 8 km)

Join us for a fun and leisurely canoeing experience where we'll teach you the basic canoeing and paddling techniques.

 

Grasmere (8 miles, 12 km)

The tumbling waterfall of Aira Force, drops an impressive 65 feet. Its roaring falls set amongst enchanting woodland and landscaped glades with cheeky red squirrels and perfect picnic spots make for a great family day out.

 

National Trust

Windermere (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.

 

Grasmere (8 miles, 12 km)

“From our better selves we have too long been parted by the hurrying world”

 

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Hawkshead (4 miles, 6 km)

Childrens chocolate workshop with a retail store selling a large range of chocolates.

 

Green Tourism Gold AwardAIM Cumbria

Ambleside (7 miles, 12 km)

The heated indoor leisure pool is the centrepiece of the leisure facilities and the perfect place to relax - lounge at the poolside, swim, or enjoy the soothing spa bath, Sauna and steam room.

 

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Kendal (7 miles, 12 km)

Winner of the Art Gallery of the Year Cumbria Life Culture Awards 2017, Abbot Hall Art Gallery is a Grade 1 listed building with a national reputation for showing contemporary and historical works.

 

Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

Coniston (7 miles, 11 km)

Kayaking in the Lake District has something for every one. Exploring The Lake District by kayak is a fantastic experience.

 

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Windermere (1 miles, 1 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.

 

Lake District FoundationVistEngland VAQASVisitEngland Award For Excellence GoldCumbria Tourism Awards Winner

Windermere (3 miles, 4 km)

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

 

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Windermere (1 miles, 1 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.

 

VistEngland VAQAS

Hawkshead (5 miles, 8 km)

Grizedale Forest is in the heart of the Lake District between lakes Windermere and Coniston. Activities range from gentle walks, to bike riding, swinging through the trees on GoApe or enjoying a leisurely meal in the Cafe in the Forest

 

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Kendal (7 miles, 11 km)

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

 

Green Tourism Silver Award

Ambleside (5 miles, 8 km)

Whether you have a few hours to unwind, an afternoon to recharge or a whole day to relax, come and indulge yourself in beautiful surroundings and enjoy one of our specially tailored spa packages.

 
 

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