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.
Whether you visit alone, as a couple or with the family, 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. Whether you prefer canoeing, kayaking or paddle boarding, make sure that you get out on the water at Coniston Lake, or for an active experience sheltered from the elements, go rock climbing at the Lakeland Climbing Centre based in Kendal.
If you are looking for something a bit more leisurely, head for stunning historical sites like Lowther Castle or take a trip to the Coast Aquarium and admire the wide variety of fresh and saltwater species. Whatever you are looking to do on your trip, you will be spoilt for choice with the range of attractions in the Lake District.
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.
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.
A unique museum housing a collection of over 30,000 exhibits, featuring over 140 classic cars, a range of tractors, cycles, engines and more.
Jemima Puddle-Duck, Peter Rabbit and Miss Tiggy-Winkle are three of Beatrix Potter’s characters whose stories have been recreated in this magical Lakeland attraction.