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Keswick

The large grounds include access to Bassenthwaite lake, a wildflower meadow, walled garden and path maze. For children there are four woodland adventure playgrounds.

 

Newby Bridge

Eighteen acres of Lakeside park with picnic site.

 

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Ambleside

Wray Castle Grounds offer a great place for a stroll with amazing views of the local fells and access to Windermere Lake shore, all year round.

 

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Keswick

One lush green forest and a healthy dollop of breathtaking scenery; a smattering of tree-top high wires, tricky crossings and wind-in-your-face zip wires. Whinlatter is the highest Go Ape course in the country, at 360 metres above sea level

 

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Ulverston

Idyllically situated in gardens and woodland on the shores of Morecambe Bay. From the Bay there are scenic views across to Chapel Island, Morecambe and Lancaster, with the Lakeland hills and Yorkshire Dales in the distance.

 

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Penrith

A beautiful castle ruin fronting 130 acres of ancient garden dating back centuries, in the process of restoration.

 

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Sawrey

Beatrix Potter's lovely, traditional cottage garden is a haphazard mix of flowers, herbs, fruit and vegetables. You'll recognise the rhubarb patch where Jemima Puddle-Duck laid her egg, and the garden where Tom Kitten & his sisters played.

 

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Bowness-on-Windermere

In May 2009 we opened our first outdoor section of the attraction, The Peter Rabbit Garden. This has proved tremendously popular with visitors who have delighted in the beauty and attention to detail in the design.

 

Grasmere

Stroll around the delightful 'fellside' garden, where Wordsworth and his sister planted flowers, grew vegetables, and wrote their famous works. They called it their, 'little domestic slip of mountain'.

 

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Ambleside

9 hole mini golf course, putting green, tennis courts, crazy golf, bowling green, infant play area, 18 hole mini golf course.

 

Windermere

Our extensive gardens are a delight whatever time you choose to visit. Take a stroll around the grounds to the lakeshore or enjoy the displays around the house.

 

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Kendal

Sizergh is surrounded by rich gardens and a 647-hectare (1,600-acre) estate with limestone pastures, orchards and semi-natural woodland, inhabited by a rich and diverse wildlife.

 

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Penrith

Enjoy the delightful and fascinating 5-acre Plantsman's garden set against the picturesque splendour of the Lakeland Fells and parkland.

 

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Penrith

At the heart of the Eden Valley, with spectacular views to the Lake District, Acorn Bank is a tranquil haven with a walled garden and an outstanding medicinal and culinary herb collection. The restored watermill works most weekends.

 

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Ravenglass

Plants from all over the world, especially the Sino-Himalayan region, nestle in the wild splendour of over 70 acres of gardens with the dramatic backdrop of the glorious Lakeland fells. Many rare and unusual trees and plants flourish here.

 
 

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