Grizedale, Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA22 0QJ, Tel: 01229 860010
Grizedale Forest offers a range of activities for all ages through the year, from mountain biking to relaxing walks, Go-Ape to the sculpture trails. The new visitor centre includes the Café in the Forest and mountain bike hire shop.
Historic haunted Castle home to the Pennington family for 800 years. A 70-acre garden famous for its collection of rhododendrons and azaleas set against the stunning backdrop of the Lakeland fells. World Owl Centre home to over 40 species.
The Old Laundry, Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, A23 3BX, Tel: 015394 88444
A magical indoor attraction that brings to life all 23 Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit tales. Meet all your favourite characters and find out more about Beatrix Potter herself.
Oubas Hill, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7LB, Tel: 01229 584400
The last full lead crystal glass maker in England. See craftsmen at work, visit the factory shop.
Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, Tel: 015394 41396
Brantwood, the former home of eminent Victorian John Ruskin and a treasure house of art and memorabilia. The 250-acre estate comprises 8 unique gardens, ancient woodland, high moors and meadows.
Brockhole, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ Tel: 015394 46601
Visitor centre with interactive exhibitions, Mawson gardens, adventure playground, shop and information centre. Lakeshore access for all.
This award-winning museum takes you and your family back through time to tell the story of the Lake District and its inhabitants.
Town End, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH Tel: 015394 35544
Wordsworth's most famous home where he lived from 1799 to 1808. This hub of art, literature and creativity has a programme of exhibitions and events from craft workshops, poetry readings and free children’s activities.
Newby Bridge, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8NN, Tel: 015395 31273
Discover this lakeshore Victorian park on the east shore of Windermere. Just the place for families to enjoy access to Windermere with picnic areas, boat hire and tea room.
Birkrigg, Urswick, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 0PG
Double Circle of stones surrounding cremations in urns (removed). 'Platform' cairn, small barrows, Romano-British farmsteads.
Casterton, Kirkby Lonsdale, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 2LF
Circle has a diameter of 60' and stands on a flattened mound or platform. There are 20 uprights, none more than 2' high and suggesting perhaps the kerb of a destroyed cairn.
Rothay Manor Hotel has been in every issue. "Standards are as high as ever: immaculate, beautifully furnished bedrooms and lounges; excellent food; a warm welcome."
To celebrate we received their Gold award in recognition of this achievement, one of only four hotels in the UK.
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