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Things to do in Newby Bridge

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Discover the best attractions and activities that Newby Bridge has to offer

Newby Bridge, Lake District is a fantastic tourist destination in the UK, with an array of attractions to visit and things to do throughout the year

Be spoilt for choice with things to do in Newby Bridge while on a trip to the Lake District.

Kids and adults alike will enjoy the Newby Bridge Aquarium, home to many species from the local area and overseas.

Newby Bridge walks include Fell Foot Park, a late Victorian garden that perched on the edge of Windermere. Visitors can picnic in the gardens or rent a boat to explore the stunning waters.

The Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway allows you to experience compelling history and some of the best views in Lakeland. Let your hair down in one of the heart-warming Newby Bridge pubs, perfect for a stop-off during an action-packed day. A range of Newby Bridge restaurants also offer somewhere to treat you and your loved ones.

Things to do in Newby Bridge are never short in stock with our useful travel guide.

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Images by: Kate Jewell; David Dixon

  • Fell Foot Park

    Fell Foot Park

    Newby Bridge
    Windermere
    LA12 8NN

    015395 31273

    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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  • Lakeland Motor Museum

    Old Blue Mill
    Backbarrow

    LA12 8TA

    015395 30400

    A unique museum housing a collection of over 30,000 exhibits, featuring over 140 classic cars, a range of tractors, cycles, engines and more.

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  • Aquarium

    Lakes Aquarium

    Newby Bridge
    LA12 8AS

    015395 30153

    Discover different creatures from the lakes in this exciting underwater world, home to the amazing local species and more exotic wildlife from around the globe.

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  • Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway

    Haverthwaite Station Nr
    LA12 8AL

    015395 31594

    Journey back in time on this heritage railway, travelling 3.2 miles from Haverthwaite through the lovely Cumbrian countryside to Lakeside, located at the south of the beautiful Lake Windermere.

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  • Stott Park Bobbin Mill

    Colton Hill
    Finsthwaite
    LA12 8AX

    015395 31087

    Built in 1835 this working mill, now in the care of English Heritage, provides visitors with an exciting insight into the production of wooden bobbins through guided tours, exhibitions and entertaining dressing up family-friendly trails.

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