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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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Mine Tours, at Honister Slate Mine

Honister Slate Mine

Keswick

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.

White Platt's Recreation Area

White Platt's Recreation Area

Ambleside

9 hole mini golf course, putting green, tennis courts, crazy golf, bowling green, infant play area, 18 hole mini golf course.

Water Park Adventure centre

Water Park Adventure Centre

Ulverston

Water Park is a 37-bed outdoor centre on Coniston Water.

Aira Force Waterfall

Allan Bank

Grasmere

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.

Kendal Castle

Kendal Castle

Kendal

Kendal Castle is situated on a mound-like hill, known as a drumlin, to the east of the town of Kendal, Cumbria, in northern England.

Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk

Contours Walking Holidays

Penrith

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

Wild Fishing

Happy Days

Kirkby Stephen

Trevor. Cumbrian born and bred. Country through and through.

Hill Top

Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House

Sawrey

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'.

Acorn Bank

Acorn Bank

Penrith

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.

Theatre by the Lake

Theatre by the Lake

Keswick

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.

The Lakes Distillery

The Lakes Distillery

Cockermouth

Get a glimpse behind the scenes of a working distillery and discover how the Lakes whisky, gin and vodka are produced.

Mirehouse Historic House and Gardens

Mirehouse Historic House and Gardens

Keswick

A family-run historic house with strong literacy connections in a fantastic setting. Live piano music and children's quiz in house. Four woodland playgrounds, lakeside and poetry walks in the grounds. Excellent tearoom specialising in Cumbr

The Rheged Centre

The Rheged Centre

Penrith

Rheged has the largest 3D cinema around, an art gallery with changing art, craft and photography exhibitions, 3 cafes and 9 individual shops.

Hutton-in-the-Forest Historic House

Hutton in the Forest

Penrith

Historic house based on a medieval pele tower with substantial 17th, 18th and 19thC additions. The house contains fine collections of furniture, ceramics, tapestry and portraits and is still a private residence.

Mountain Goat Tours

Mountain Goat Tours

Windermere

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.

Visitors exploring the Quaker Tapestry

Quaker Tapestry Museum

Kendal

Family friendly award winning museum with an internationally created exhibition of 77 captivating and colourful embroidery panels and interactive displays.

Kadampa Buddhist Temple For World Peace

Conishead Priory and Buddhist Temple

Ulverston

The modern Temple for World Peace provides a place for quiet reflection and spiritual inspiration. It is used every day for meditation and prayers.

The Cocoa Bean Company & Chocolate World

The Chocolate Factory

Hawkshead

A unique and interactive experience for children that is truly unforgettable.

Abseiling

Path To Adventure

Coniston

The ultimate adrenaline rush!! Conquer your fears and take on a 150ft wall into a stunning old slate quarry. Your fully qualified and experienced instructor will guide you down every step of the way.

Lakeland Maize Maze

Lakeland Maze Farm Park

Kendal

A great all-weather attraction featuring 2 maize mazes onsite. Quiz trails will keep you all entertained as you negotiate your way through the gigantic maize maze.

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