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Attractions

Cumbria is packed with famous award-winning attractions. Whether you are discovering the life and works of one of the many famous poets that have resided here, or climbing through the trees to cruising across one of the many beautiful lakes. The variety of visitor attractions on offer in the Lake Disrict ensure that all ages and interests are catered for. There is something for individual adventure seekers as well as families and couples. Take a look below to find out more...
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Hill Top

Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House

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'.

Pencil Museum

The Pencil Museum

Located in Keswick, the home of the first pencil, visitors enter this museum through a replica graphite mine which would have served as the source of the pencil industry over three centuries ago.

Acorn Bank

Acorn Bank

At the heart of the Eden Valley, with spectacular views to the Lake District, Acorn Bank is a tranquil haven with a walled garden and an outstanding medicinal and culinary herb collection. The restored watermill works most weekends.

Gamelands Stone Circles

Gamelands Stone Circle

One mile east of Orton is the ancient Gamelands stone circle. One of the largest in Cumbria, all of its stones have fallen over so none are higher than one yard but they are 100 yards in circumference. Easy access.

Lake District Guided Tours

Discover Lakeland Tours

Personalised guided walking tours of the Lake District and Hadrian's Wall for individuals and groups, tailored to your specific interests and requirements. Minibus and chauffeur-driven tours can be arranged.

Low Sizergh Barn Farm Shop

Low Sizergh Barn

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.

Sue Wardle Tour Guide

Sue Wardle Tour Guide

From one hour guided walks and full day coach tour to a fully managed multi-day itinerary, catering for individuals to large groups, all ages and abilities. Itineraries can be designed and devised to meet your groups own individual needs.

South Lakes Wild Animal Park

Safari Zoo

Explore, Discover, Adventure, South Lakes Safari Zoo.

Peter Rabbit

The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction

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.

Into the Outside

Into The Outside

Why not experience the Lake District from a different perspective - from the water!! Into the Outside now provide Canoeing & Kayaking trips designed around your interests, skill level and the weather.

Secret Solway Full Day Guided Tour

Secret Solway Tours

This tour gives visitors the opportunity to see varied Solway scenery and wildlife habitats, whilst taking in intriguing historic sites on the Solway coast and plains.

Theatre by the Lake

Theatre by the Lake

Theatre by the Lake has a setting on the shores of Derwentwater no other professional theatre in Britain can match. Each year it stages up to nine of its own productions of classic, modern and new plays and has won multi-starred reviews.

Tree Top Adventure

Go Ape Grizedale

Set in the heart of the Lake District National Park, Grizedale offers an unrivalled day out for everyone.

Quintessential Lake District

The Carter Company

Tailor made walking holidays with luxury and classic accommodation showing you the hidden gems of the area.

Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk

Contours Walking Holidays

Self-guided walking holidays along Wainwright's Coast to Coast walk from St Bees to Robin Hoods Bay.

Museum of Lakeland Life

Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry

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.

Canoeing

River Deep Mountain High

Fun lake activity, ideal for those who like to play on water but don't want to go it alone. 2-3 people per boat.

Langdale Rambler (516)

Langdale Rambler (516)

From the 25th of March - 3rd of November 2013 the Langdale Rambler will be running, offering great opportunities to bus out to some of Cumbria's most stunning towns and villages and walk back.

Mountain Walking

Newlands Adventure Centre

A full or half day exploring the surrounding fells, led by an instructor on a route to suit your groups ability and the weather.

Wray Castle Pier

Windermere Lake Cruises, Wray Castle

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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