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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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Quintessential Lake District

The Carter Company


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

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.

Lakeland farm Visitor Centre

Lakeland Farm Visitor Centre


The aim for the livestock shows in the arena is to help educate about why the Lake District looks like it does ... a working landscape. You'll be introduced to the some of the different types of livestock we have on the farm.

Mountain Goat Tours

Mountain Goat Tours


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.

Brewery Arts Centre

Brewery Arts Centre


Known nationally as a centre for world-class theatre, music, art and events...

Activities and Training Provider

Mere Mountains


We are one of the longest established specialist outdoor activity providers in the Lake District. We think we have something that will suit nearly everyone and if we don’t we’ll link you to someone who has.

Birkrigg Common

Birkrigg Common


Double Circle of stones surrounding cremations in urns (removed). 'Platform' cairn, small barrows, Romano-British farmsteads.

	 Brockhole - Lake District Visitor Centre

Brockhole on Windermere


We're Brockhole on Windermere set right on the shores of the lake and we are incredibly proud to be at the heart of the spectacular Lake District National Park - a New UNESCO World Heritage Site!

Armitt Collection

The Armitt Museum


Museum, art gallery and reference library covering the history life and arts of the Lakes. Collections include Kurt Schwitters, Beatrix Potter, photography, fine art and local history.

Bewcastle Cross & Church

Bewcastle Cross


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.

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.

Fell Foot Park

Fell Foot

Newby Bridge

A beautiful, family friendly lakeshore park with stunning mountain views. Extensive, sweeping lawns for games, picnics and gentle walks. Easy lake access.

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.

Old Laundry Theatre

The Old Laundry Theatre


Set in Bowness in the heart of the Lake District, this intimate little theatre produces a lively programme of professional drama, classical music, folk, comedy, lectures and film.

The Old Courthouse Gallery

The Old Courthouse Gallery


Occupying three floors within an historic building, this bright and welcoming gallery showcases the best arts and crafts in the Lakes and Britain today.

Discover Hadrian's Wall tour

Open Book Visitor Guiding


We are a team of well-trained and enthusiastic local people who delight in sharing our extensive knowledge of Carlisle, Hadrian's Wall and its rich history and heritage. Uncover Roman heritage and walk in their footsteps. There's history ev

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.

Holehird Garden

Holehird Gardens


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

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.

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.


Wray Castle

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