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Ullswater (6 miles, 10 km)

Get yourself afloat amongst the stunning scenery of Ullswater! We offer RYA recognised Sailing Tuition for all ages and abilities, and the emphasis is on having fun in a safe environment with one of our experienced friendly Instructors.

 

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Windermere (8 miles, 13 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.

 

Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

Keswick (6 miles, 10 km)

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.

 

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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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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.

 

Grasmere (1 miles, 1 km)

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

 

Grasmere (1 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.

 

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Hawkshead (7 miles, 11 km)

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

 

Green Tourism Silver Award

Ambleside (4 miles, 6 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.

 

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 Foundation

Grasmere (1 miles, 1 km)

The Heaton Coopers are a family of artists that go back 4 generations. The studio in Grasmere, founded by William Heaton Cooper (1903-1995) in 1939.

 

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.

 

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Windermere (6 miles, 9 km)

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

 

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Ambleside (4 miles, 6 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.

 

Windermere (7 miles, 11 km)

The Lakeland Horticultural Society exists to promote the art, science and practice of horticulture, with particular reference to conditions in the Lake District.

 

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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.

 

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Windermere (6 miles, 10 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.

 

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Grasmere (1 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.

 
 

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