Sizergh Castle and Garden
Medieval House with Tudor additions surrounded by a superb garden and large estate. Has been lived in by the Strickland family for over 760 years. Learn about the Elizabethan carvings and contents of the castle, and the gardens.
Museum Of Lakeland Life
This award-winning museum takes you and your family back through time to tell the story of the Lake District and its inhabitants.
One of the oldest museums in the country with outstanding collections of natural history, archaeology and local history. Programme of exhibitions and events.
Abbot Hall Art Gallery
Abbot Hall is one of Britain's finest independent art galleries in a beautiful setting beside the river Kent and overlooked by the ruins of Kendal castle.
Holker Hall (bellow)
Situated only a short distance from Grange-over-Sands set in exceptionally beautiful countryside with gardens that merge into parkland framed by the Lakeland Hills.
Kirkby Lonsdale Chruch
St Mary’s Church is 12th Century and Grade 1 listed.
An exhibition of high quality traditional and contemporary paintings, handmade glassware, ceramics, sculpture, jewellery and furniture by local and international artists.
Casterton Stone Circle
Circle has a diameter of 60' and stands on a flattened mound or platform. There are 20 uprights, none more than 2' high and suggesting perhaps the kerb of a destroyed cairn.
World of Beatrix Potter
A magical indoor attraction that brings to life all 23 Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit tales. Meet all your favourite characters and find out more about Miss Potter herself.
Windermere Lake Cruises, Bowness
Windermere Lake Cruises offer more than a ferry service. They hold private charters, lunch cruises, buffet cruises, corporate hospitality, public sailings and group travel. Steamers and launches sail daily throughout the year from Bowness.
Low Wood Watersports Centre
Low Wood Watersports and Activity Centre, with it's large lake frontage and extensive range of equipment, is a great location for Waterskiing, Wakesurfing, Sailing, Kayaking/Canoeing and Boat Hire.
(Bridge House Right)
Rydal Mount and Gardens
Wordsworth's best loved home for 37 years. It was here that he wrote many of his poems. He became Poet Laureate to Queen Victoria at the age of 74.
Distinctive Lake District landmark built in the 1840's and where Beatrix Potter stayed with her family when she was 16.
Windermere Lake Cruises, Waterhead
Windermere Lake Cruises offer more than just a ferry service. They hold private charters, lunch cruises, buffet cruises, corporate hospitality, public sailings, group travel. Steamers and launches sail daily throughout the year from Waterhead.
(Arnside Tower left - Arnside sands right)
Leading international contemporary and traditional design collections of fine art, furniture and jewellery pieces. Exhibitions are held throughout the year. Online shopping at www.galleryh.co.uk
RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve
Nature reserve with special wildlife, nature trails with birdwatching hides, RSPB shop, visitor centre and tea room. A great day out.
The Fellsman operates from Carnforth via Grange-over-Sands to Ravenglass by steam locomotive.
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