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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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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.

Upfront Gallery and Coffee Shop

Upfront Gallery & Coffee Shop

Upfront gallery has changing exhibitions throughout the year. There is a shop selling ceramics, jewellery, cards and gifts. A restaurant serving a wide selection of vegetarian meals, snacks and home-made cakes.

The Rheged Centre

The Rheged Centre

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

Elvastone Circle

Elvastone Circle

The 15 stones, of which the tallest is just under one metre, form an almost perfect circle some 40 metres in diameter. Only 15 stones of the original 30 remain.

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.

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.

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.

Steam Yacht Gondola

Steam Yacht Gondola

Float back to Victorian times as you indulge in a luxurious cruise on captivating Coniston water in this exquisite steam-powered craft.

Lake District Coast Aquarium

Lake District Coast Aquarium Maryport

The Lake District Coast Aquarium opened in May 1997 and contains 75+ themed tanks containing a collection of the diverse marine life found around the Cumbrian and UK coastline.

Architectural Antiques

Yew Tree Barn

Where Art meets Architectural Antiques…Yew Tree Barn is a stunning old barn full of intriguing and diverse businesses. Browse through showrooms of antiques, garden displays of statuary, stone troughs and artefacts, visit artisans working.

Lakeland Motor Museum

Lakeland Motor Museum

Over 30,000 exhibits tracing more than 100 years of road transport heritage, including a new exhibition which details the history of the Isle of Man TT Races.

Dove Cottage

Dove Cottage

This traditional Lakeland cottage was the home of the poet William Wordsworth.

Tree Top Adventure

Go Ape Grizedale

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

Patterdale Bus (108)

Stagecoach 508

What a joy to take advantage of stunning lake views without having to keep stopping the car! The Penrith to Windermere bus rewards you greatly!

Coniston Launch

Coniston Launch

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

Rock Climbing

Mountain Adventure Lake District

Rock climbing can be a rewarding and challenging day. The main focus of our Beginners rock-climbing course it get maximum climbing time whilst learning the skills to get the most out of your climbing session.

Carlisle Castle

Carlisle Castle

Impressive and formidable, Carlisle Castle amply repays exploration of its absorbing 900-year history. Long commanding the especially turbulent western end of the Anglo-Scottish border, Carlisle has witness many conflicts and sieges.

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.

Ambleside (Waterhead) Pier from above

Windermere Lake Cruises, Waterhead

Windermere Lake Cruises trace their origins back to Victorian days, steamers and launches carry over 1.6 million visitors each year. The steamers have saloons, promenade decks, teashops and licensed bars.

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