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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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Cartmel Village Shop

Cartmel Village Shop

Cartmel

Selling Cartmel Sticky Toffee Pudding and fantastic other local produce and speciality foods. we have been featured on BBC's Great British Menu. Seasonal events, hamper service, advice on food and wine. Friendly atmosphere.

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.

Coniston Launch

Coniston Launch

Coniston

Enjoy cruising aboard our launches around beautiful Coniston Water. A personal commentary by our crew complements your experience of this wonderful area.

Old Hall Farm

Old Hall Farm

Ulverston

A traditional Lake District working farm, using Shire horses and vintage machinery including steam to actively farm. We produce beef and dairy products from Jersey cows. We also produce veg and other products for our farm shop.

Sizergh House and Garden

Sizergh Castle - National Trust

Kendal

With more than 750 years of history and centuries-old portraits sitting alongside modern family photographs, this medieval house certainly feels lived in; indeed it is still home to the Strickland family.

Waitby Greenriggs Nature Reserve

Waitby Greenriggs Nature Reserve

Kirkby Stephen

A secluded and tranquil railway cutting and embankment where a wealth of wildflowers can be seen in the summer along with many species of butterfly.

The Cocoa Bean Company & Chocolate World

The Chocolate Factory

Hawkshead

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

Senhouse Roman Museum

Senhouse Roman Museum

Maryport

An internationally significant Roman collection housed in a Victorian Naval Battery adjacent to the Roman fort at Maryport.

Alhambra Cinema

Keswick Alhambra Cinema

Keswick

Traditional picture house showing the latest films, arthouse movies, and live-streamed theatre opera and ballet.

Art in the Forest

Grizedale Forest & Visitor Centre

Hawkshead

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

Penrith Castle

Penrith Castle

Penrith

Penrith Castle was begun at the end of the 14th century by Ralph Neville, who played a key role in defending this area against the Scots.

Printfest

Printfest

Ulverston

Printfest is dedicated to the exhibition and sale of contemporary hand-made prints, offering visitors the experience of making an artwork purchase direct from the artists.

Levens Hall & Gardens

Levens Hall, Gardens & Kitchen

Kendal

Levens Hall is an Elizabethan mansion built around a 13thC Pele tower. The much loved home of the Bagot family, visitors often comment on the warm and friendly atmosphere.

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.

Keswick Brewing Compnay

Keswick Brewery Tours, Bar and Shop

Keswick

Come and visit our brewery and find out more about us and the beers we make.

Lakes Escapes

Lakes Escapes Ltd

Workington

Lakes Escapes Ltd is the first LIVE escape room in West Cumbria. We welcome groups of between 2 to 8 people whose aim it is to complete the game objective with 60 minutes.

Museum of Lakeland Life

Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry

Kendal

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.

Ullswater Steamers

Ullswater Steamers

Ullswater

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

Wild Fishing

Happy Days

Kirkby Stephen

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

Bewcastle Cross & Church

Bewcastle Cross

Carlisle

An 8thC Anglo-Saxon stone cross shaft besides St Cuthbert's Parish Church of Bewcastle dating from 13thC set beside ruins of Bew Castle now being consolidated by English Heritage.

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