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Estates & Gardens

Brantwood House and Gardens
Brantwood has unique and beautiful mountainside gardens, set in a 250 acre wood estate with spectacular views

Conishead Priory
70 acres of gardens and woodland with parts leading down to the beach

Graythwaite Hall
Spring garden settled in a wooded valley of twelve acres exhibiting an extensive collection of rhododendrons and azaleas

Halecat House and Gardens
Beautiful gardens with views down to Morecambe Bay, nestles within the Witherslack Estate

Holehird Gardens
A woodland garden, stream garden, walled garden and rock garden run by members of the horticultural society

Holker Estate
Country house with a celebrated garden situated on the Cartmel Peninsula

Levens Hall
Magnificent Elizabethan house and 300 year old garden still in its original design

Sizergh Castle
Medieval house surrounded by rich gardens and estate in Cumbria's limestone country

Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Built in 1835 , Stott park provided the wooden bobbins to the Lancashire weaving and spinning industry


Fell Foot Park
Attractive seven hectare grounds, at one end of Lake Windermere

Go Ape
Adventure in the trees taking on zip wires, tarzan swings, rope ladders and a variety of high-wire crossings

Lakeland Segway
Glide around with a segway on a private Lakeland Estate that borders the western shores of Windermere

Lakeside Railway
Steam trains running on 3.5 miles of preserved Furness Railway

Steam Yacht Gondola
Take a ride on Coniston Water on the oldest steam yacht in the North of England

Windermere Lake Cruises
Boat Cruises on Lake Windermere


Lakeland Motor Museum
A diverse and unique collection of some 30,000 auto exhibits

Laurel And Hardy Museum
The world famous Laurel and Hardy Museum devoted to Stan and Olly

World Of Beatrix Potter
Meet Peter Rabbit and all his friends and learn more about Beatrix Potter herself

Other Attractions

Blackwell Arts Centre
Britain's finest surviving Arts and Crafts house by M.H.Baillie Scott

Cartmel Racecourse
Enjoy a Day at the races and maybe even win a few bob!

Gleaston Watermill
Historic water corn mill, with impressive machinery

Hill Top
17th century stone house of Beatrix Potter where she wrote many of her famous children's stories.

Lakeland Miniature Village
The only miniature village in the Lake District featuring realistic replica Lakeland houses, farms & cottages

Lakes Aquarium
Explore the lakes of the world and discover incredible creatures on the southern shore of Windermere.

South Lakes Wild Animal Park
Cumbrias unique open conservation zoo. Home to a wide variety of wild animals from around the world

Scenic Villages

A medieval village, which was winner of numerous 'Cumbria in Bloom' awards in 2011

A tiny village of higgledy-piggledy houses, archways, and squares

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