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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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Lanercost Priory

Lanercost Priory

Standing close to Hadrian's Wall, this beautiful 13C church stands to its full height and remains remarkably well-preserved.

Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

Welcome to Lakeland's oldest, longest and most scenic railway!

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'.

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.

Senhouse Roman Museum

Senhouse Roman Museum

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

Muncaster Castle

Muncaster Castle

Dominating the Lake District Coast where the mountains tumble into the sea and bursting with treasures and tales, haunted Muncaster oozes history from every rough stone which fashion the castle walls.

Lakeslink (555)

Stagecoach 555

The 555 service runs between Lancaster and Carlisle, travelling through the heart of the Lake District and its amazing scenery.

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.

Keswick Museum and Art Gallery

Keswick Museum and Art Gallery

Just a few minutes walk from the town centre in a lovely location beside the river Greta with glorious open views towards Skiddaw and Latrigg, this award-winning attraction offers fascinating changing exhibitions.

Townend

Townend

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.

Treetop Nets

Treetop Nets

Adventure in the High trees! Treetop Nets offers an amazing new way to play high up in the tree canopy. Featuring over 1500m2 of bouncy trampolines, aerial walkways, tunnels and slides. A great family day out suitable for ages 3yrs+.

Waitby Greenriggs Nature Reserve

Waitby Greenriggs Nature Reserve

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.

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.

Alpacaly Ever After

Alpacaly Ever After...

Do you want to take an alpaca for a walk? Of course you do!

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.

Kirklinton Hall & Gardens

Kirklinton Hall & Gardens

Built in the 17th Century and currently in the process of being restored to its former glory, Kirklinton Hall sits on a 12 acre site that features a beautiful part-walled garden.

Dalemain Mansion

Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens

Dalemain is a fine mixture of medieval, Tudor and early Georgian architecture. The imposing Georgian façade strikes the visitor immediately but in the cobbled courtyard the atmosphere of the north country Tudor manor is secure.

Quintessential Lake District

The Carter Company

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

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.

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.

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