Being one of the top tourist destinations in the UK, the Lake District has an array of attractions to visit and things to do throughout the year.
There are an abundance of attractions and activities in the Lake District that everyone will love.
Walk or cycle around the incredible countryside, with routes suitable for all ages and experience. Canoeing, kayaking and paddle boarding are available on Coniston Water, or go rock climbing at Kendal’s Lakeland Climbing Centre.
The historic Lowther Castle and the intriguing Coast Aquarium in Maryport offer something to do for the more leisurely visitors.
You will be spoilt for choice with attractions in the Lake District, no matter your age, tastes or interests.
The Lakeland cottage was once the home of well-known English poet, William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy, and was where he wrote some of his most famous verses.
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A lovely 7-acre Victorian garden owned by the National Trust, sitting at the foot of Lake Windermere with fun activities including rowing boats, swimming and a BBQ area.
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Discover this unique and intriguing area of woodland in the Lake District, with exciting sculptures and plenty of walking and cycling trails, it is the ideal day out to appreciate a more tranquil environment.
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A modern brewery in the Lake District, producing a distinctive selection of flavorsome beers and open for educational tours and tastings sessions.
Easily noticeable from Grasmere village, is the breathtaking Helm Crag part of the Central Fells in the Lake District and located on a fantastic walking route.
Once home to Henry VIII’s 6th wife Katherine Parr, this collection of fascinating 12th century ruins boast impressive views over the local town of Kendal.
Kong Adventure is an activity centre based in Keswick, the Lake District. Offering a huge range of indoor and outdoor activities including climbing wall, café, outdoor equipment shop, escape room and much more.
The 25-acre park houses over 100 different species of animals, including zebras, meerkats, and anacondas, as well as a variety of endangered animals such as gibbons and Asian fishing cats.
As the largest natural lake in England, its not surprising that Lake Windermere is a popular attraction, with visitors from all of the world flocking to its shores to take advantage of the extraordinary views as well as the many outdoor pursuits.
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A unique museum housing a collection of over 30,000 exhibits, featuring over 140 classic cars, a range of tractors, cycles, engines and more.