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.
- Visitor Centre Walking Route
Cark in Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7PL, Tel:
Home to Lord and Lady Cavendish, Victorian wing, glorious gardens and parkland, woodlands, food hall, gift shop and courtyard café.
- Historic House Garden Shop - Food Café Gift Shop
Ravenglass, Cumbria, CA18 1RQ, Tel:
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.
- Historic Site
Cumbria Crystal - the Lakes Glass Centre
The World Of Beatrix Potter
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.
- Craft Centre Shop - Arts & Craft
Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JT, Tel:
Blackwell is one of Britain's finest and most important houses from the turn of the last century, situated in a stunning setting overlooking lake Windermere.
- Historic House Tea/Coffee Shop Exhibition
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.
- Historic House Garden Tea/Coffee Shop
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.
Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5AL, Tel:
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.
Waterhead Pier, Waterhead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0EY Tel:
Windermere Lake Cruises offer more than just a ferry service. We hold private charters, lunch cruises, buffet cruises, corporate hospitality, public sailings, group travel.Steamers and launches sail daily throughout the year from Waterhead.
Fell Foot Park
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.
The Studio, Grasmere, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9SX Tel: 015394 35280
This gallery and art shop run by the Heaton Cooper family, selling original paintings and prints from 4 generations of the family.
- Art Gallery
Birkrigg, Urswick, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 0PG
Double Circle of stones surrounding cremations in urns (removed). 'Platform' cairn, small barrows, Romano-British farmsteads.
- Historic Site
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.
- Historic Site