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Kendal

Get hands-on with clay in our pottery studio. Develop dexterity and creativity through this wonderful tactile medium.

 

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Ulverston

Swarthmoor Hall is a 16th Century country house (circa 1586) set in beautiful gardens and grounds in 130 acres of farmland, with views to neighbouring fells and close to the bustling market town of Ulverston.

 

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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.

 

Coniston

Brantwood is a vibrant centre of exhibitions, both historic and contemporary. The programme features exhibitions of Ruskin's own exquisite studies as well as important contemporary shows of both well known and up and coming artists.

 

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Windermere

This stunning tour covers the North, South and central Lake District and is a perfect introduction to the area.

 

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Ravenglass

Shrink to 5cm in the indoor Meadowvole Maze. Try to reach the other side without being eaten! Follow Max Meadowvole through the maze and if you answer the questions correctly you may win a prize.

 

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Windermere

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.

 

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Windermere

Suitable for families and those who would like an adventurous walk through some short relatively dry passages in the spectacular setting of Cathedral Quarry. For the more adventurous this can be combined with an abseil session.

 

Carlisle

The Vallum Gallery is located on the Brampton Road campus of the University of Cumbria.

 

Keswick

Central to the Lingholm estate is a grand Victorian mansion where Beatrix Potter spent ten summer holidays between 1885 and 1907, and also wrote Squirrel Nutkin.

 

Newby Bridge

Eighteen acres of Lakeside park providing seasonal boat trips to link with Windermere Lake Cruises on the southern side of the lake. Cruise down to Bowness and Ambleside.

 

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Sedbergh

All our exhibition spaces show a changing programme of exhibitions, both touring and curated by the Mill's exhibition staff or invited artists.

 

Ulverston

Printfest is dedicated to the exhibition and sale of contemporary hand-made prints, offering visitors the experience of making an artwork purchase direct from the artists.

 

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Keswick

An intimate venue which seats up to 100 and hosts a season of interesting and innovative theatre during the summer and a diverse range of quality entertainment all year round. Visit our website to see details of our events.

 

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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.

 

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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Carlisle

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.

 
 

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