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Lake District Luxury Hotels

If you’re looking for a Luxury Hotel Break then you are really spoilt for choice if the Lake District is your preferred destination. Boutique Hotels and Spas, Luxury B&B’s, Country House Hotels More »



Kendal is a small market town and parish in the south of Cumbria. It lies on the banks of the River Kent, some 20 miles north of Lancaster. Kendal is the third More »

The Mortal Man

  The Mortal Man is located beneath the enchanting fails near Windermere and Ambleside in an area called the Troutbeck Valley. It is a well-established traditional Lakeland in having been in the area since 1689 it has amazing views of the wondrous panorama that make up the central Lakeland Mountains as seen by the poets and artists who visited

Woolpack Inn

The Woolpack Inn is a bed and breakfast come up located in the beautiful village of Eskdale in the Lake District. Take your foot off the gas and three the wonderful fresh air, fresh beer, tasty food and a wonderful Lakeland atmosphere, located at the top of one of the most beautiful valleys in all

The Kirkstile Inn

Located just between the lakes of Crummock Water and Loweswater, the Kirkstile Inn has been around for over 400 years. There are many attractions here which keep the visitors coming year on year. In fact the beauty of the area that attracted the painters and poets of yesteryear remains intact today. There is a back

The Old Crown Pub

The Old Crown is located in a really beautiful North Cumbrian village called Hesket Newmarket. The pub really is unique in that it is owned by a cooperative of around 100 supporters and local residents. It is believed that the Old Crown is the first cooperatively owned pub in the UK. The group really is

Cumbria Crystal Factory Shop & Tour

Crystal has long been a favoured material when it comes to making tableware. For those who visiting the Lake District, Cumbria Crystal is not just a place to buy crystal items. Established in 1976, the company started producing high quality tableware made from lead crystal. Many of the earlier designs produced were reproductions of classic

Abbot Hall Art Gallery – Kendal

In 1759 by Colonel George Wilson, this Grade I listed villa in Kendal, England was built on the first Abbot Hall site. It was originally used as a residence by the Abbot or his representatives when visiting from the St, Mary’s York mother church. After the monasteries were dissolved the estate did not have much

A World in Miniature Museum

Great things come in small packages. This couldn’t be truer for the A World in Miniature Museum based in Houghton Hall Garden Centre.  Imagine stepping into a room where everything was pint sized. This unique museum is home to the top three collections of miniatures. Here visitors can see 1 ½ scale copies of a

The Dock Museum Barrow-in-Furness

With the vast amount of water around the Lake District it is no wonder that the town of Barrow-in-Furness is largely influenced by the shipbuilding industry. One place that emphasizes this is the Dock Museum. Built 1907, this museum houses a wide collection of artifacts that document the development of the town and its history.

Holker Estate A Countryside Home

Sitting in the English countryside of the Lake District is the home of Lord and Lady Cavendish. Passed down from generations, Holker has long been a favorite home of the family. Likewise, it is much loved by the public as a tourist attraction. This wonderful home reflects centuries of architecture that has been added by

Hutton-in-the-Forest More than Just a Home

Bought in 1605, Hutton-in-the-Forest has been the home to two families over the last two hundred and fifty years or so. Up to date, it remains to be the private residence of Lord Inglewood and his family. Hutton-in-the-forest also remains to be a popular attraction. Guests who are visiting can enjoy the architecture from centuries

Windermere Lake Cruises- Enjoying Natures Gift

What is a trip to the Lakes without actually enjoying a bit of water? Windermere Lake Cruises offers the perfect way to enjoy the waters of the area. The cruises happen to be the most popular attraction in Crumbia and date back to Victorian times. More than 1 million visitors cruise around the waters in

The World of Beatrix Potter- A Magical Journey

For many children stories about Peter Rabbit and other animals has become part of growing up. The young and the young at heart can relieve these childhood stories in a magical experience at the World of Beatrix Potter. Visitors can take a journey through the stories that they read in their younger years. Get to

Upfront Art Gallery and Coffee Shop

The Lakes and Cumbria offer a lot of attractions for art enthusiasts and tourists. However for those looking for something different the Upfront Gallery and Coffee Shop is just the place to visit. This modern day art is located on what used to be the Unthank Farm. The property was bought with intentions of making

Farfield Mill Art and Heritage Centre


                            Between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales and sitting beneath the beautiful Howgill Fells is Farfield Mill Arts and Heritage Centre, a restored Victorian woolen mill that ceased production in 1992 and now houses an amazing, eclectic mix of high quality art

Dove Cottage and Wordsworth Museum

In the world of poetry the works of William Wordsworth and Dorothy Wordsworth are both much loved. For those who enjoy the works of these authors a trip to the Dove Cottage and Wordsworth Museum is a must. Built around the 17th century this cottage was the residence of William and Dorothy from 1799 to

Greenlands Farm Village-Down to Earth Fun

The best things in life are to be found in the great outdoors. This couldnt be truer when it comes to enjoying lifes simple pleasures. There is nothing like kicking back and relaxing in the countryside- farm style. Greenlands Farm Village offers visitors a chance to experience the farm life and more. Whats there to

Rheged Discovery Center- Fun for the Whole Family

Housed in the largest grass covered building resembling a hill in Britain is a popular visitor attraction. Known as Rheged, it is named after the Ancient kingdom of the Dark Ages. This all year, all weather discovery centre is a favorite of both locals and tourists. An international award winning attraction, it has a giant

Eden Ostrich World – A working farm

Life on the farm has never been so much fun. This is especially true when the farm is sitting the middle of Eden Valley in a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Eden Ostrich World is a family run business that offers the public a chance to get up close and personal with animals. Being

The Puzzling Place Museum

Being puzzled can be confusing but enjoying a puzzle is quite a different thing. For those who enjoy brain teasers, being baffled or simply being amused The Puzzling Place is the perfect place to visit. Located at Keswick at the Lake District this museum is a rather new attraction which opened in the year 2000.

Lakeland Segway Tours

The Lakeland District or Lakes is most famous for its lakes and mountains. Many guests come to this place to get closer to Mother Nature and get a peak of the breath taking views. There are many different ways to do this, but for those looking for something different, Segway Tours are definitely the way