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National TrustSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Ambleside (3 miles, 5 km)

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.

 

National Trust

Windermere (6 miles, 9 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.

 

National TrustSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

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.

 

Grasmere (1 miles, 1 km)

This traditional Lakeland cottage was the home of the poet William Wordsworth.

 

Member of Cumbria TourismSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Windermere (8 miles, 12 km)

Windermere Jetty is a spectacular new museum on the shores of Windermere that showcases the sights, smells and sounds of life on the lake.

 

Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

Keswick (7 miles, 11 km)

Named so because often you are unable to see the other end! Strung accross a breathtaking gorge high up on the mountain, 2,000 feet above the valley floor. The Infinity Bridge is the longest of this type of bridge in Britain.

 

Adventure Activities Licensing AuthoritySelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Windermere (7 miles, 12 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.

 

VistEngland VAQAS

Coniston (7 miles, 11 km)

Float back to Victorian times as you indulge in a luxurious cruise on captivating Coniston water in this exquisite steam-powered craft.

 

Green Tourism Gold AwardAIM Cumbria

Ambleside (2 miles, 3 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.

 

Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Grasmere (0 miles, 1 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.

 

Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Windermere (7 miles, 12 km)

A Kankku day is really special because it is a genuine off road driving experience rather than driving on a contrived off road course.

 

Green Tourism Silver Award

Ambleside (3 miles, 5 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.

 

Lake District FoundationVistEngland VAQAS

Ambleside (4 miles, 6 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.

 

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.

 

Lake District FoundationVistEngland VAQASGreen Tourism Gold AwardCumbria Business Environment Network - Gold AwardSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Ullswater (6 miles, 10 km)

Ullswater Steamers celebrate over 150 years sailing on England’s most beautiful lake. Open all Year except Christmas Eve and Day.

 

Lake District FoundationVistEngland VAQASVisitEngland Award For Excellence GoldCumbria Tourism Awards Winner

Windermere (5 miles, 9 km)

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

 

Grasmere (0 miles, 1 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.

 

Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Hawkshead (6 miles, 10 km)

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

 
 

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