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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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Broomrigg Circle

Broomrigg Circle

Penrith

Three stone circles and two smaller settings of boulders 12' across. Inside one of the circles was a series of cremations, one in a collared urn. The cirlces are located just behind ther village of Ainstable near Carlisle.

Pencil Museum

The Pencil Museum

Keswick

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Banks East Turret; Hadrian's Wall

Banks East Turret; Hadrian's Wall

Brampton

Imposing and well-preserved turret with adjoining stretches of Hadrian's Wall.

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.

Opera Bingo

Opera Bingo

Workington

Open for afternoon and evening bingo sessions 7 days a week. Free membership, full disabled access, meals and snacks.

Greenlands Farm Village

Greenlands Farm Village

Kendal

Located next to an artisan village, the Open Farm is a real hands-on experience, loved by both children and adults (and don't worry if it is raining there's lots undercover)

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.

Into the Outside

Into The Outside

Kendal

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.

Moor Divock

Moor Divock

Penrith

This area is rich in prehistoric remains including a standing stone, stone circle and cairns. Park in the centre at Pooley Bridge and head east towards Roehead, carry on up this track to reach the top of Askham Moor and Morr Divock.

Eagle Experiences

Predator Experience

Newby Bridge

Challenge yourself by enhancing your experience day with the inclusion with some of the world's most tenacious raptors, the eagles.

Farfield Mill Arts & Heritage Centre

Farfield Mill

Sedbergh

Visit our Retail Gallery on Level 3 where you can find handcrafted jewellery, leather items, metal work, wood turning, ceramics, glassware and a range of textiles.

Eskdale Moor / Burnmoor Circle

Eskdale Moor/Burnmoor Circle

Eskdale

Several stone circles and many small cairns are visible on the moor. The circles are distinguished by the occurance within them of small cairns. Construction date is thought to be around 2000BC.

The Lingholm Estate

The Lingholm Estate

Keswick

If you're looking for a unique and memorable wedding day, Lingholm provides the ideal venue.

Castlerigg Stone Circle

Castlerigg Stone Circle

Keswick

Castlerigg is perhaps the most atmospheric and dramatically sited of all British stone circles, with panoramic views and the mountains of Helvellyn and High Seat as a backdrop.

Secret Solway Full Day Guided Tour

Secret Solway Tours

Carlisle

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.

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