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

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    Well equipped hotel in Kendal just south of the town centre and a short drive from the M6 motorway. Free onsite parking, high speed internet service & modern ensuite rooms.
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  • Bowness on Windermere
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    Lake District Cottages & Apartment in Lindale and Bowness close to attractions and activities. Stunning throughout featuring cosy woodburners & well equipped kitchens. Sleep 4/5.
     
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  • Windermere
    Sleeps 6
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    Per week (seasonal) sleep 4-6
     
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    Luxury 2 & 3 bedroom lodges near Lake Windermere ideal for groups. Private hot tubs and excellent onsite facilities. Short breaks available. Book online via our website.
     
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    Cheap Travelodge hotel near Penrith and the M6 motorway junction 40. Short drive from Ullswater & equipped with ensuite rooms, WIFI service, Little Chef restaurant.
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    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 285 reviews
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    Modern budget hotel in Barrow in Furness with free car parking, newly refurbished guest rooms, Wi-Fi service & family rooms. Breakfast box from reception. Pet friendly.
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    Welcoming Cockermouth hotel set within a short walk of the amenities of Cockermouth town centre. Onsite bar cafe, high speed internet, parking & family guest rooms.
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    £158
    Based on 3 nights
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    Fun filled Haven Holiday Park in the Lake District with indoor & outdoor pools, great entertainment programme, kid's clubs & choice of restaurant. School holiday breaks available.
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  • Carlisle
    Sleeps 10
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    Luxury log cabins with hot tubs in a secluded corner of Cumbria. Ideal for couples, families and groups. Weddings catered for. Honeymoon packages available. Pet friendly. Parking.
     
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