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Ascent Training

0.1 miles away

Outdoor adventure for all abilities in the Lake District specialising in all outdoor activities. Staff are very experienced, highly qualified and very friendly.

If you're looking for high quality courses in adventurous activities, in the Lake District, Ascent Training can meet and exceed all your expectations. We have forged a strong reputation for the quality of our tuition and our commitment to helping you reach your full potential. We offer a comprehensive range of activities for you to enjoy, so for all your outdoor activity requirements, make us your first choice for excellence as standard. Visit our main website via the link provided for more details.

High Points Outdoor Activities

0.1 miles away

Outdoor pursuits specialists in Ulverston offering canoeing, whitewater rafting, mountaineering, caving and orienteering. Corporate team building events.

High Points is an outdoor activity specialist, based in the Lake District. We focus on fun team building days for kids and adults. For school groups, this can incorporate cross-curricular links and other National curriculum requirements. Outdoor activities can be related back to geography, history, art, PE, Science or English. We can also plan evening activities including team building tasks, crafts or orienteering. Abseiling is the perfect way to build confidence and overcome fears, and is a personal favourite, while caving offers a new and exciting experience for kids.

Lakes Aquarium

2.1 miles away

Lakeside aquarium on lake Windermere, one of the Lake District's most family friendly attractions. See rockpools, fish, otters, crabs & seahorses. Gift shop & cafe. Online tickets.

Visit The Lakes Aquarium on the tranquil shore of Lake Windermere for a great family day out. The Lakes Aquarium welcomes families, schools and educational trips and offers wheelchair friendly access to this excellent visitor attraction. See what it looks like under the water of Lake Windermere, visit a Tropical Rainforest, watch otters play and feed, cross the bridge over the Lake Tank and see magnificent diving ducks as they prepare to submerge... All this and more at this fabulous family attraction.

Cartmel Racecourse

3.9 miles away

Lake District racecourse in Cartmel with National Hunt (jump) racing in summer months. Restaurant & bars onsite. Corporate hospitality & weddings catered. Packages available.

Enjoy a superb day out at the races on the edge of the Lake District at Cartmel Racecourse. Against the backdrop of the beautiful English Lake District, it is possible to sample national hunt racing in its most original format. With its party crowds and funfair, Cartmel rekindles the social gathering tradition of the original steeple to steeple chases. With a great facilities, food and drink, you're sure to have a great day out at the races.

Cartmel Priory Gatehouse

4.0 miles away

Historic and beautiful Priory founded in 1189 situated in the small village of Cartmel in Cumbria. Regular services, bell ringing, music and guided tours.

If you're visiting the Lake District area then why not visit this beautiful old church which dominates the small village of Cartmel, near Grange-over-Sands in Cumbria. Founded as a priory for 'the regular canons of St. Augustine', this church has been a focus for Christian worship for more than 800 years. It continues to serve as a centre for the local community and for the 60,000 pilgrims and tourists who visit each year. Guided tours are available and visitors are more than welcome to join in the regular services.

Lakeland Motor Museum

4.5 miles away

Motor museum in Backbarrow, Ulverston, features some 30,000 exhibits of classic cars, motorcycles, scooters & history. Period shop front recreations. Excellent cafe & gift shop.

Set in the picturesque Leven Valley in the English Lake District you'll find the fascinating Lakeland Motor Museum. Situated in Backbarrow, the museum features a diverse and unique collection of some 30,000 exhibits which have been carefully assembled over a period of almost 50 years, alongside many non motoring additions. The museum offers an interesting insight to the motorworld at this state-of-the-art premises in a beautiful riverside setting with a wonderful cafe with riverside seating and spectacular views over the River Leven.

Burlington's Restaurant

5.0 miles away

Quality French and English cuisine served using fine local produce at this luxury restaurant in Windermere. Special diets and vegetarian options available

Burlington's Restaurant is an experience like no other, combining exceptional food with breaktaking views over Windermere. The level of service is second to none, so whether you're enjoying a short break in the Central Lakes or a meal for a special occasion, you can be sure of a memorable occasion! We use the finest local ingredients, with our menu offering a complete sensory experience with something to excite all palates.

Go Ape! Grizedale

6.1 miles away

Lakeland outdoor tree top adventure in Grizedale Forest with zip wires, tree top walkways & best bike trails. Children welcome, paid car parking, licensed café, picnic area.

Home to our highest platform at 18 metres, Go Ape! Grizedale Outdoor Adventure Course in the Lake District is the perfect fun day out for groups and families with children over 10 years. Situated in the heart of the National Park, between Lake Windermere and Coniston Water, Grizedale Forest Park is famed for its fantastic forest walking and cycling trails. Our Central Lakes outdoor course within Grizedale Forest Park features tree top adventures galore from zip wires and tree top walkways to bridges and crossings.

North West Parachute Centre

6.1 miles away

Lake District parachuting and skydiving in Grange-over-Sands. Tandem flights offered. The perfect idea for raising money for charity.

Are you searching for parachuting in the North West of England? Don't be tempted to settle for second best, as with the North West Parachute Centre you can benefit from our wealth of experience in the field. We deliver friendly and professional training in freefall and parachuting, making us without doubt the best place to skydive in the North West. If you would like further information about what we do, please click the link provided and visit our main website.

Brantwood Coniston

6.8 miles away

Former home of John Ruskin in Coniston with gardens, book shop, art gallery and restaurant. Free parking. Lots of child friendly activities and workshops.

Brantwood is the former home of John Ruskin and is beautifully situated at the side of Coniston Water in the Lake District. Offering the visitor a wealth of art, nature and things to do. With its many contemporary exhibitions, concerts, courses and special events, together with its education work in the wider community, Brantwood continues in the Ruskin tradition today and makes a superb day out in the wonderful Lake District.

Esthwaite Water Trout Fishery

7.0 miles away

Trout fishery on Esthwaite Water offering trout, pike & coarse fishing. Fish from bank or hire a boat. Tuition available. Families & novices welcome. Excellent shop onsite. Parking

Esthwaite Water Trout Fishery is situated in the heart of the beautiful Lake District National Park and offers superb fishing opportunities. Esthwaite water is a varied fishery with deep basins and shallow bays and offers fishing for all ages and abilities. The lake is stocked weekly during the season and is perfect for pike fishing, roach fishing, coarse fishing and trout fishing. There is also a fully stocked fishing tackle shop stocking the most up to date cutting edge tackle from major tackle companies such as Masterline Walker, Pure Fishing,Shimano and Fladen.

Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel

7.0 miles away

Wide range of food served all day at this country house restaurant & hotel in Bowness. Locally sourced ingredients and a fine wine selection is on offer

Discover peaceful surroundings and breathtaking views of the English Lake District at Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel. Located just outside the lakeside village of Bowness-on-Windermere, Lindeth Howe overlooks the largest lake in the country and the Cumbrian fells beyond.This unique country house hotel was once owned by the best-loved children's author Beatrix Potter, and boasts 32 beautiful bedrooms, cosy lounges and a fantastic 2 AA Rosette Dining Room which is also open to non residents

The Terrace Restaurant At Rybeck Hotel

7.1 miles away

AA Rosette Award winning Lake District Restaurant in Bowness on Windermere. Extensive menu served in relaxed and informal atmosphere using fresh, locally sourced produce.

Enjoy AA Rosette Awarded dining in the heart of the Lake District at The Terrace Restaurant. Situated within the elegant Fayrer Garden House Hotel in Bowness on Windermere, the Terrace Restaurant offers a relaxed and informal environment in which to enjoy the most delicious, award winning food served from an extensive menu. A superb kitchen team invite you to sample a culinary range of delights in this beautiful, air conditioned restaurant.

Total Adventure Ltd

7.3 miles away

Provide outdoor fun including canoeing, kayaking, abseiling, archery, canyoning, rock climbing, & zip wire! Great for families, team building, & group parties!

Here at Total Adventure we provide a service of event support and outdoor activities. We are based in Windermere in the Lake District, an ideal location for all of the outdoor activities we organise. We specialise in helping visitors with a variety of activities, and can work with all ability levels. We can arrange activity days that cater for school field trips, corporate team building, stag and hen parties, and other events. This year we are hosting Brockhole Adventure Days over the October half term period, geared towards children we provide your family with a day of archery, wall climbing, kayaking, and riding on the zip wire. We also provide outdoor event management, and while based in the Lakes we can come to you and the location of your event. Through our event support we can provide you with support staff, equipment hire, and even zip wire!

Windermere Canoe Kayak

7.3 miles away

Canoeing and kayaking tuition centre and hire shop in Windermere. Guided tours, wet-suits available. Bike or boat hire. Located on the lake shore.

A little more information:

You will not find a greater selection of 'boats' to hire, buy or simply demo, anywhere in the Lake District.  We even have our own sponsored island Thompson Holme, which is the half way point on our guided tours around the many islands on the Lake.

You'll receive expert advice and tuition about all matters of lake activities. In addition we have a huge selection of apparel, accessories and gear. You can also hire mountain bikes and take advantage of our pedal and paddle offer giving you the opportunity for half a day in the hills and half a day on the lake. 


Crook Barn Stables

7.7 miles away

Horse trekking and riding stables near Coniston. Riding available for all ages and experience levels. Pig keeping courses available. Can also accommodate disabled riders.

Visitors to Crook Barn Stables have been enjoying the stunning scenery on our doorstep since 1990. Whether you are a complete beginner, or learning to ride and wish to expand your experience, or you have years of experience and just want to get off the roads, we know we have a ride to suit you. And for those who love pigs - we run pig keeping courses, but bring your wellies and outdoor clothes as for the duration of the course you'll be outside on our farm! Please call or email for more information about the courses and the dates we'll be running them.

The Burn How Restaurant & Lounge Bar

7.8 miles away

Stylish Burn How restaurant in Windermere provides a varied menu using flavours from around the world and local produce including Yew Tree Farm Herdwick lamb

Are you searching for a great restaurant in the Lake District? Look no further than the single rosette award winning Burn How restaurant and lounge bar. Offering the very best in modern cuisine made from the freshest local produce, including Plumgarth's Cumberland sausage, whatever the occasion for your visit you are guaranteed the most delicious meal with the warmest hospitality.

Royal Oak Inn

8.0 miles away

Family run Lake District pub in Bowness on Windermere. Serving a great value menu of homemade & traditional dishes. Well kept real ales, quality wines & drinks. Children's menu.

Situated in the very heart of Bowness on Windermere, the Royal Oak Inn offers a warm welcome to all. Just a stone's throw from the famous lake and piers and on the edge of some of the most beautiful walking country, this family run inn is popular all year round. Offering quality food and drink, this welcoming inn is ideal for walkers calling in for a quick drink, a bite to eat or a family meal in the Lake District.

Windermere Golf Club

8.1 miles away

Windermere golf course offering stunning views of the Lake District. Visitors welcome, some 2 for 1 special offers. Clubhouse with snooker room.

Situated in the heart of the picturesque English Lake District, and referred to as a "miniature Gleneagles" by the golfing press, Windermere Golf Club caters for all types of visitors, from individuals to groups and societies. The course boasts spectacular views over Windermere and the surrounding fells, and the club is friendly and inviting, so whether you wish to play a friendly game of golf, or enjoy the scenery whilst dining in our restaurant, we look forward to seeing you.

The World of Beatrix Potter

8.1 miles away

Beatrix Potter museum in the Lake District, near lake Windermere. Group bookings accepted, discounts available. Tea room and gift shop.

Explore an enchanting world where all 23 magical stories are brought to life in 3D, recreating the Lake District countryside. Meet Peter Rabbit and step into Mr McGregor’s Garden. With free activity book for kids, a family friendly café and world-famous gift shop, everyone can enjoy a bit of Beatrix Potter magic, whatever the weather!