Things to do in the Lake District for Families

Things to do in the Lake District for Families

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Discover the best things to do in the Lake District for Families

From agricultural activities to paddling on the sea in a kayak, there’s lots of superb things to do in the Lake District for families.

A visit to the Beatrix Potter World? What about some quad riding, Go-Karting, or a ride on segways for the family? Go Ape in Grizedale Forest and Whinlatter will raise your adrenaline level, and you can also test your mettle on the Infinity Bridge at Honister Slate Mine.

There are many indoor Lake District activities for families too for when the weather isn’t on your side! Such activities include the National Trust property of Allan Bank and exploring the interesting Derwent Pencil Museum!

Other things to do in the Lake District for families include visiting Fell Foot Park, exploring Grizedale Forest and discovering Beatrix Potter’s farmhouse, Hill Top Farm!

Discover a wealth of activities in the lake district for families…

  • Morning sunlight on Lake Windermere

    Windermere Jetty Museum of Boats, Steam & Stories

    Jetty Museum
    Rayrigg Rd
    LA23 1BN

    01539 637940

    Head to the Lake District’s award-winning museum and visitor destination, Windermere Jetty Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories. This fascinating museum is dedicated to the boats, people and the rich history of Windermere.

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  • Windermere Lake Cruises

    LA23 3HQ

    Find the perfect option with Windermere Lake Cruises, whether you are looking for a scenic break from walking or a leisurely cruise with live music and a delicious buffet.

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  • Woman Riding Horse at Country Farm

    Witherslack Hall Equestrian Centre

    Witherslack Farm
    Witherslack Hall
    LA11 6SD

    01539 552244

    Witherslack Hall Equestrian Centre is a long-established riding centre based in Grange-Over-Sands. The 2,500-acre woodland estate is one of the largest areas of semi-natural woodland in Cumbria and provides some of the best hacking in the Lake District. Here you can choose from a range of activities including hacking, trekking, lessons, pony days, trail rides and riding holidays.

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  • Wordsworth House and Garden

    Main Street
    CA13 9RX

    01900 820884

    William Wordsworth, a romantic poet, and his sister Dorothy grew up in Cockermouth, Cumbria’s Wordsworth House and Garden. Today, you can visit this National Trust building for yourself!

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    Wray Castle

    Low Wray
    LA22 0JA

    Wray Castle is situated on the shores of Lake Windermere, offering a superb day out for all. The National Trust-owned neo-gothic castle holds a striking stature with beautiful rooms and grounds to explore.

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