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

  • Waterhead
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    Luxury Waterhead self-catering holiday apartments with an on-site swimming pool and sauna, and communal courtyard with BBQ. Ideal Lake District accommodation. Sleeps 6.
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    £35
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    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 71 reviews
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    SHORT BREAK DEALS UNTIL 12TH JULY 2017
    Welcoming Keswick guest house just 2 minutes walk from the town centre. Skiddaw views, award-winning breakfasts. All ensuite rooms, free WiFi. Discounted Theatre & Launch tickets.
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    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 130 reviews
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    A 4 star Keswick guest house with six en-suite guest rooms situated just two minutes walk from the town centre and its shops, restaurants, cafes and pubs.
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  • Bowness on Windermere
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    £28
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    Lakeland stone guest house in Bowness on Windermere, just a 10 minute walk from boat trips and shops/ restaurants. Family rooms, WiFi and Parking. Packed lunches on request.
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  • Kendal
    Sleeps 4
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    £170
    Per 2 night short break (seasonal) sleeps 4
     
    Quality two bedroom Kendal holiday cottage offering newly renovated accommodation. Private garden, parking, Sky TV & Wi-Fi service. Short breaks welcome. Pet friendly.
     
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  • Kirkby Lonsdale
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    £43
    Per person B&B (2 sharing)
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    3 nights for 2 in Kirkby Lonsdale
    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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    £80
    For 2 nights
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    Charming Keswick guest house near Castlerigg Stone Circle with WiFi, en-suite rooms and private parking. Extensive gardens and breakfast included. Perfect for walking enthusiasts.
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    £40
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    Luxury Victorian guest house at Newbiggin near Lake Ullswater, formerly a school with 3 beautiful en-suite rooms, extensive breakfast menu, free WiFi and evening meals on request.
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