Ullswater Steamers

Ullswater Steamers

Leisure and outdoor activity attractions in the Lake District are what the region does best whether you’re high wiring at family fun Go Ape in Grizedale, taking a guided walking tour or sailing the day away on Ullswater. Go Fishing or osprey watching around Bassenthwaite. Horse riding is popular around Coniston or head off into Langdale or the Northern Fells for a challenging hike. The Lake District offers all these activities and more!

An internationally acclaimed arts and cultural scene is here in the Lake District. The region is home to many award-winning museums, theatres and art galleries including the Brewery Arts Centre and Abbot Hall Art Gallery in Kendal. Find premier independent cinemas and arts centre in Keswick and Ambleside and enjoy year round festivals and events in the Lake District. Events include everything from real ale festivals and outdoor adventure festivals to film festivals, food festivals, high profile music festivals and even marmalade festivals!!

Brantwood & Coniston Water

Brantwood & Coniston Water

The Beatrix Potter attraction in Bowness is guaranteed to raise a smile or try a spot of family cycling and walking around Grizedale and Whinlatter. Don’t miss a visit to the legendary Cumberland Pencil Museum in Keswick or find a ghost or two at spooky Muncaster Castle on the Cumbria Coast! Pleasure boat cruises are not to be missed on Lake Windermere stopping off at Lakeside and Ambleside or a themed boat trip on Coniston Water where you’ll find out all about Swallows and Amazons author Arthur Ransome or speed boat world record holder Donald Campbell.

Lake District tourist attractions include an amazing mix of highlights from stately homes and castles to brewery tours, craft and local produce markets and guided walking tours. Homes of the famous offering tours are numerous, with top tours including Beatrix Potter’s historic home in Far Sawrey, Wordsworth’s historic homes around Grasmere and Cockermouth, and John Ruskin’s lakeside home Brantwood on the shores of Coniston Water.

Accommodation in the Lake District

  • Kirkby Lonsdale
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    £43
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    Delightful Kirkby Lonsdale Hotel offering B&B accommodation in choice of comfortable rooms. Hearty meals & range of beers. Ideal for exploring the Lake District
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    £230
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    Charming range of holiday cottages close to Coniston Water with 1, 2 & 3 bedroom properties available. Families welcome, some dog friendly properties available. Sleep 2-6.
     
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    £39
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    Wonderful period guest house situated in an elevated position overlooking Lake Windermere. 4 elegant ensuite rooms, optional evening meals, drying facilities & TV lounge.
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  • Coniston
    Sleeps 5
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    £720
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    Picture-postcard cottage in Coniston village centre perfect for couples and families with parking, WiFi and pets welcome. Only yards from shops and inns with open fire.
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  • Windermere
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    £530
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    Two bedroom luxury lodge with hot tub at White Cross Bay park alongside Lake Windermere. Indoor heated pool, sauna, gym, shop, restaurant and play areas. Pet friendly. Sleeps 4.
     
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  • Nr Ullswater
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    £298
    7 nights (seasonal)
     
    Cosy log cabins in 25 acres of Cumbrian countryside, with en- suite bathrooms, onsite parking and laundry facilities. Short breaks available. Excellent self- catering facilities.
     
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  • Newland Valley
    Sleeps 8
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    £650
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    Luxury holiday cottage providing accommodation near Keswick for a group or large family. Well-equipped property with great views and plenty of charming character.
     
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  • Coniston
    Sleeps 2
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    £480
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 2
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    Cosy end terrace stone cottage in Coniston village close to the lake and amenities with 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom, rear garden, parking for 1 car and WiFi. Pets welcome.
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