Cumbria Tourism - Attractions Guide 2022

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4x4 Kankku Off Road Driving Take the wheel of a specially prepared KANKKU vehicle to explore the challenging terrain of the National Park. Discover 4x4 off road driving skills and experience the best of the Lake District. Open: Kankku takes to the trails whatever the weather, seven days a week, all year round! Town: Windermere Directions: From A591 turn downhill opposite the Windermere Hotel. Kankku is immediately on the left. Postcode: LA23 1AD Tel: 015394 47414 Email: drive@kankku.co.uk www.kankku.co.uk Grid Ref: F9 YWTB B Allan Bank Once home to National Trust founder Canon Rawnsley, this isn’t a typical National Trust experience. The grounds and views of the Grasmere valley are the focus here. Watch red squirrels as you relax in the garden, picnic on the lawn, or explore the woodlands. Open: 13 February - 27 November. Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday. Town: Grasmere Directions: Grasmere, LA22 9QB. Parking for blue badge holders only on site. Postcode: LA22 9QB Tel: 015394 35143 Email: allanbank@nationaltrust.org.uk www.nationaltrust.org.uk/allan-bank-andgrasmere Grid Ref: E8 WRCdBD4 B Blackwell - the Arts &Crafts house Discover the most beautiful house in the Lake District. Loved by visitors for its relaxed atmosphere, Arts & Crafts detail, Tea Room, lake views and terraces. Visit the website for details of changing exhibitions, events and family activities throughout the year. TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Open: Daily 10:00 - 17:00. Town: Bowness-on-Windermere Directions: Blackwell is situated five minutes' drive from Bowness-on-Windermere. Postcode: LA23 3JT Tel: 015394 46139 Email: info@blackwell.org.uk www.blackwell.org.uk Grid Ref: F10 YWRD4 B 01 02 03

Brantwood John Ruskin's Home Brantwood offers a fascinating insight into Ruskin’s life. The house sits amongst mountainside gardens and is filled with fine paintings and Ruskin’s personal treasures. The Terrace Café offers seasonal menus with a stunning view overlooking Coniston Water. Visit the website for our current programme of events and exhibitions. Open: Daily 10:30-17:00 Summer (Wed-Sun 10:30-16:00 during Winter) See website for full details. Town: Coniston Directions: Off B5285 signposted from Hawkshead and Coniston. Also via bus connecting with boats at Coniston Jetty. Postcode: LA21 8AD Tel: 015394 41396 Email: enquiries@brantwood.org.uk www.brantwood.org.uk Grid Ref: E10 YWRb KIDS GO FREE B Brockhole onWindermere Experience a taste of the Lake District at Brockhole... explore our beautiful gardens with lakeshore views, relax in our new cafe and savour delicious locally sourced food, enjoy a day of activities from kayaking to archery as well as our unique Crazi Bugz. Open: Check www.brockhole.co.uk for seasonal opening times. Town: Windermere Directions: On A591 between Windermere and Ambleside. Arrive by boat with Windermere Lake Cruises. Postcode: LA23 1LJ Tel: 015394 46601 Email: info@brockhole.co.uk www.brockhole.co.uk Grid Ref: F9 YWRCdBbD4 B Chocolate Factory ChocolateWorkshop & Emporium A unique and interactive award winning experience that is truly unforgettable for children and families. Make three different delicious chocolate creations and best of all everything you make is yours to take home. Over 100 varities of chocolates and wonderful gift ideas in our packed shop. There’s also warm Belgian waffles, pots of chocolate, Hot chocolate, Mallow kebabs and much more Open: All year. Town: Hawkshead Directions: Just 20 metres away from Hawkshead's main car park and bus stop. Postcode: LA22 0NT Tel: 015394 36075 Email: info@chocolatefactoryhawkshead.co.uk www.chocolatefactoryhawkshead.co.uk Grid Ref: E9 YWRCBD B 04 05 06

Conishead Priory & Buddhist Temple Inspiring Buddhist Temple, Gothic mansion, Café, Gift and Book shop. Gardens and woodland walks to Morecambe Bay. Free 15 minute guided meditations daily at 12:30 and 14:00 in the Temple for World Peace. Meditation courses, school and group visits. Free parking and admission. Open: Temple, Café & Shop: Daily 11:00 - 17:00. Grounds: Dawn to dusk. Closed during Buddhist Festivals - see website. Town: Ulverston Directions: 2 miles south of Ulverston on A5087 Coast Road. Postcode: LA12 9QQ Tel: 01229 584 029 Email: info@manjushri.org www.manjushri.org Grid Ref: E12 WRCd(gardens only) TDE B Crabtree Clay Shoot Are you trying clay pigeon shooting for the first time? Our Shooting Experience Package includes gun hire, eye/ear protection and a full hour of tuition to get you started safely. We’ll also take you through safety procedure and site rules and most importantly get you all hitting some clays. Our first time package is ideal for group activities from family groups, stag/hen, to solo shooters wanting to give it a go! Open: Wednesday 10:00 - 21:00, Saturday 10:00 - 16:00. Town: Lupton Directions: Off the M6 at Junction 36. Before Kirkby Lonsdale along the A65. Postcode: LA6 1PJ Tel: 07818 080841 Email: crabtreeclayshoot.co.uk www.crabtreeclayshoot.co.uk Grid Ref: H11 YWRdBD4 B Cumbria Crystal Only manufacturer of luxury crystal stemware in the UK - supplier to Royal families, British Embassies, Bentley, James Bond & Downton Abbey. Watch crystal being blown & cut using traditional techniques and purchase crystal from our Factory Shop. Free entry. Open: Glass blowing: 10:00 - 16:00 Monday - Friday. Shop: 10:00 - 17:00 Monday - Saturday, 10:00 - 16:00 Sunday. (Saturday & Sunday - Factory Shop Open only) Town: Ulverston Directions: Opposite Booths Supermarket just off the A590 in Ulverston. Postcode: LA12 7LB Tel: 01229 584 400 Email: info@cumbriacrystal.com www.cumbriacrystal.com Grid Ref: E11 YWCdTBD4 B 07 08 09

CyclewiseWhinlatter Bike Hire &Shop Ready to take your adventure off road? Mountain biking and E-biking at one of the UK's leading trail centres is the perfect challenge. Expect flowing singletrack, fun descents and stunning views. Book online to reserve your bike hire. Guides | Courses | Shop | Repairs | Hire | Coaching | MTB specialists Open: Daily 10:00 - 17:00 Open all year (except Christmas day, Boxing day & New Year). Town: Near Keswick Directions: Find us at Whinlatter Forest, 4 miles west of Keswick. Postcode: CA12 5TW Tel: 017687 78711 Email: enquiries@cyclewise.co.uk www.cyclewise.co.uk Grid Ref: D6 YRdBE B Derwent Pencil Museum A journey of pencil and graphite discovery. The graphite mine entrance takes you on your journey,discovering World War II Secret Pencils, the world’s largest Colour Pencil, Diamond Jubilee Pencil, mini pencil sculptures, historical displays and packaging,and the history of where graphite was first discovered. Open: Mon-Sun 09:30 - 17:00. Last admissions at 16:00. Subject to seasonal change. Town: Keswick Directions: Located on the Old Pencil Factory site, Tourist signposts throughout Keswick. Postcode: CA12 5NG Tel: 017687 73626 Email: kes_museum@acco.com www.derwentart.com Grid Ref:D6 YWRdD4 B English Heritage - North Cumbria &Hadrian's Wall From Roman frontiers and forts to a captivating castle, there are plenty of days out with English Heritage in North Cumbria. Visit Birdoswald Roman Fort and see the longest continuous stretch of Hadrian’s Wall or explore the most besieged castle in the country, Carlisle Castle. Open: Daily in the summer, weekends in the winter. See website for full details. Towns: Near Brampton & Carlisle Directions: Please visit website. Postcodes: Birdoswald CA8 7DD, Carlisle Castle CA3 8UR Tel: 0370 333 1181 www.english-heritage.org.uk Grid Ref: H2/F3 YRCB4 B 10 11 12

English Heritage in the South Lakes Nestled in the South Lakes, Stott Park Bobbin Mill produced millions of bobbins for the weaving industry and is still fully operational today. Furness Abbey was one of the richest Abbeys in England. See the famous gold crozier on display and wander around the beautiful ruins. Open: See website for full details. Towns: Near Newby Bridge & Barrow-in-Furness Directions: Please visit website. Postcodes: Stott Park Bobbin Mill: LA12 8AX, Furness Abbey: LA13 0PJ Tel: 0370 333 1181 www.english-heritage.org.uk Grid Ref: F10/D12 WRC4 B Grid Ref: E10/D6 WRCB GoApe Grizedale &Whinlatter Forests The multi-award winning forest adventure set high up in the canopy. Enjoy 2 to 3 hours in the Grizedale and Whinlatter trees, tackling Zip Wires, Tarzan Swings, Rope Ladders and a variety of obstacles and crossings. 10% off TreeTop Challenge and Forest Segway with the code CT2022. Excludes Saturdays. Open: Please check our website for opening times: www.goape.co.uk. Towns: Near Hawkshead & near Braithwaite Directions: Grizedale - signed from Hawkshead or Haverthwaite (A590). Whinlatter - signed from Braithwaite off the A66. Postcodes: Grizedale: LA22 0QJ Whinlatter: CA12 5TW Tel: 01603 895 500 Email: questions@goape.co.uk www.goape.co.uk B Grizedale &Whinlatter Forests • Waymarked walking and biking trails • Visitor Centre and café • Adventure playgrounds • Go Ape Tree Top Adventure • Bike hire • Tramper Hire Open: Forests: open all year. Visitor Centres: 10:00 - 17:00 (16:00 in winter). Closed 25 - 26 December plus selected January dates (see website). Towns: Hawkshead / Braithwaite Directions: Grizedale: signed from Hawkshead or Haverthwaite (A590). Whinlatter: signed from Braithwaite off the A66. Postcodes: LA22 0QJ / CA12 5TW Tel: Grizedale: 0300 0674 495 Whinlatter: 01768 778469 Email: grizedale@forestryengland.uk, whinlatter@forestryengland.uk www.forestryengland.uk/grizedale www.forestryengland.uk/whinlatter Grid Ref: E10/D6 YRCdB B 13 14 15

Hill Top & Beatrix Potter Gallery Step into the pages of Beatrix Potter’s ‘little white books’ at Hill Top; the celebrated home of the much-loved author, artist and conservationist. Travel two miles down the road to Hawkshead, where you’ll find Beatrix’s original illustrations on display in the Beatrix Potter Gallery. Open: Beatrix Potter Gallery: 27 March - 30 October. Hill Top: 12 February - 30 October. Book your visit via the website Towns: Hill Top: Near Sawrey. Beatrix Potter Gallery: Hawkshead Directions: Please see websites for details. Postcodes: Hill Top: LA22 0LF Beatrix Potter Gallery: LA22 0NS Tel: Hill Top: 015394 36269 Beatrix Potter Gallery: 015394 36355 Email: hilltop@nationaltrust.org.uk, beatrixpottergallery@nationaltrust.org.uk www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hill-top www.nationaltrust.org.uk/beatrix-pottergallery Grid Ref: F9/E9 WB B Keswick Alhambra Cinema A gorgeously-restored century-old picturehouse, with two screens and state-of-the-art sound and projection. All the latest films, in the comfiest of seats. Open: Open every day of the year Town: Keswick Directions: 36 St John's St, Keswick, just off the market square Postcode: CA12 5AG Tel: 017687 72195 Email: alhambracinema@gmail.com www.keswickalhambra.co.uk Grid Ref: D6 YWRCBD4 B Keswick Launch on Derwentwater Keswick Launch offers 50 minute trips around beautiful Derwentwater. Hop on and off as you like, to walk around the lake or climb the mountains. Rowing boats and self-drive motor boats are available to hire. Private launch hire on offer for special occasions. Open: Sailing daily from 10:30 - dusk. See website or phone for details and winter sailings. Town: Keswick Directions: Follow the brown signs from the town centre to the lake side. Postcode: CA12 5DJ Tel: 017687 72263 Email: dhodgson@keswicklaunch.co.uk www.keswick-launch.co.uk Grid Ref: D7 YWRCdB B 16 17 18

Keswick Museum No visit to Keswick is complete without a trip to the town's award-winning museum, situated next to the beautiful Fitz Park and ever popular Keswick to Threlkeld railway trail. Through changing exhibitions, family activities and special events, find out about Keswick's fascinating characters and local stories. Open: Open Daily 10:00 - 16:00 Town: Keswick Directions: Located in Fitz Park, a five minute walk from the town centre Postcode: CA12 4NF Tel: 017687 73263 Email: info@keswickmuseum.org.uk www.keswickmuseum.org.uk Grid Ref: D6 YWRCBD B Lake District Wildlife Park Swinging Gibbons and leaping Lemurs - plenty of action all year round. Hand feed Alpacas, Donkeys, Goats and Pigs. Entertaining keeper talks including Red Pandas and Otters. Meet the Reptiles and watch our soaring Birds of Prey. Outdoor adventure play, indoor soft play and cafe. Pre-book a special animal experience. Open: March to October: 10.00 - 17.00 November to February: 10.00 - 16.00. Town: Near Keswick Directions: 10 mins from Keswick. A66 towards Cockermouth, then turn right onto B5291. Follow brown signs. Postcode: CA12 4RD Tel: 017687 76239 Email: info@lakedistrictwildlifepark.com www.lakedistrictwildlifepark.co.uk Grid Ref: D5 YWRCB4 B Lakeland Find thousands of great ideas to help you cook and bake better, clean faster with minimal effort, and tackle the laundry mountain with ease – you're sure to find something you can't live without. Still family-owned, we pride ourselves on the quality of our products and service. And so you can shop with complete confidence, everything you buy comes with a 3-year guarantee. Open: Monday - Friday 08:00 - 19:00, Saturday 09:00 - 18:00, Sunday 11:00 - 17:00. Town: Windermere Directions: We're right next to Windermere train/bus station, which is handy for those of you who prefer to use public transport. Postcode: LA23 1BQ Tel: 015394 88100 Email: Please telephone www.lakeland.co.uk Grid Ref: F9 YWRdTBD B 19 20 21

Lakeland Motor Museum Lots of fascinating stories to entertain all ages. Over 115 years of road transport heritage, the Campbell Bluebird Exhibition, IoM TT Tribute and the Leven Valley Heritage Centre. Recreated shop window displays, historic female clothing collection, gift shop and Café Ambio. Always something new. Open: Daily (except Christmas Day) from 09:30. Closing at 16:30 until 4 April then 17:30 to 1 November. Town: Backbarrow Directions: Adjacent to the A590 between Newby Bridge and Haverthwaite. Postcode: LA12 8TA Tel: 015395 30400 Email: info@lakelandmotormuseum.co.uk www.lakelandmotormuseum.co.uk Grid Ref: E11 YWRCdBbED B Lakes Aquarium Fun for all the family whatever the weather! Lakes Aquarium is home to a wide array of creatures from otters, reptiles and piranhas to one of the largest collections of native and freshwater fish. Situated on the Southern shores of Windermere you can arrive by car, boat or even a steam train! Stay a while and take a break in our pier side cafe where we 'Proudly serve Starbucks Coffee' along with a selection of hot and cold food. Open: Open daily from 10:00. Town: Newby Bridge Directions: Find us next to the pier at Lakeside, just 1 mile from the A590 at Newby Bridge. Postcode: LA12 8AS Tel: 015395 30153 Email: info@lakesaquarium.co.uk www.lakesaquarium.co.uk Grid Ref:F10 YWRCbD B Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway Enjoy a nostalgic journey on this standard gauge railway - as passengers have travelled since 1869. Steam locomotives haul 1950's carriages along the 3.5 mile track of this former Furness Railway branch line to the southern tip of Windermere. Open: April - October 2022. Town: Haverthwaite Directions: M6 Junction 36, A590 to Haverthwaite near Newby Bridge. Lakeside is at the southern tip of Windermere. Postcode: LA12 8AL Tel: 015395 31594 Email: info@lakesiderailway.co.uk www.lakesiderailway.co.uk Grid Ref: E11/F10 WRCdTBbD B 22 23 24

Large Outdoors Lake District GuidedWalks Daily Challenging and inspiring open group guided walks to the summits of Scafell Pike, Helvellyn, & other stunning locations. Expert guides for safe and enjoyable walking, beautiful Lakeland scenery, and feel-good groups. Day Walk Packages and Walking Weekend Getaways also available. Please book on our website. Open: Scafell Pike: 7-days a week. Many other walks take place daily. Town: Throughout the Lake District. Directions: Please visit our website for booking and directions. Postcode: Various Locations Tel: 01653 740400 Email: hello@largeoutdoors.com www.largeoutdoors.com/lake-district Grid Ref: See website Y B Laurel &Hardy Museum Join us as we tell the story of the little boy from Ulverston who went on to be one of the most famous comedians in the world. Films show all day. See costumes from the films, personal items and the largest collection of Laurel and Hardy memorabilia in the world. Open: Easter - November: 7 days a week, 10:00 - 17:00. Please call to confirm during the winter months. Town: Ulverston Directions: J36 off the M6, A590 Ulverston, find us on Brogden Street, behind the Coronation Hall. Postcode: LA12 7AH Tel: 01229 582292 Email: laurelandhardymuseum@gmail.com www.laurel-and-hardy.co.uk Grid Ref: E11 YWRd4 KIDS GO FREE B Levens Hall Gardens & Kitchen Stunning family home with exceptional Elizabethan interiors containing the finest furniture, clocks and paintings. Explore fascinating artefacts linking the Hall to the Duke of Wellington and marvel at the world's oldest topiary gardens before visiting the gift shop and Levens Kitchen for delicious refreshments. Open: House & Gardens: 3 April - 6 October, Sun-Thurs. Kitchen & Shop: 7 days a week all year round. See website for opening times. Town: Near Kendal Directions: 5 miles south of Kendal on A6. M6 Junction 36. Postcode: LA8 0PD Tel: 015395 60321 Email: houseopening@levenshall.co.uk www.levenshall.co.uk Grid Ref: G11 WRB B 25 26 27

Lowther Castle &Gardens Award winning Lowther Castle: a jewel in the Lake District’s crown. Fabulous Gothic ruin, 130 acres of ancient gardens, highly visual Story of Lowther exhibition, one of the UK’s largest adventure playgrounds, Café, Shop, cycle-hire, cycling and walking trails. Open: All year round except Christmas Day. Summer; 10:00 - 17:00. Winter; 10:00 - 16:00. Town: Penrith Directions: From the North, M6 J40, follow the A66 east then A6 south for 3 miles. From the South, M6 J39, Follow the A6 north for 8 miles. Postcode: CA10 2HH Tel: 01931 712192 Email: info@lowthercastle.org www.lowthercastle.org Grid Ref: G6 YRCd4 B Muncaster Castle Gardens and Hawk &Owl Centre Bursting with treasures and tales, Muncaster Castle has been home to the Pennington Family for 800 years. The extensive wild gardens with breathtaking views include the Hawk & Owl Centre which presents stunning flying displays daily in season. Café, shops, playgrounds, events and much more. Open: April to October 10:30 - 17:00. Castle closed some Saturdays. Check website for full details. Town: Ravenglass Directions: On the A595 one mile SE of Ravenglass on the Western Lake District Coast Postcode: CA18 1RD Tel: 01229 717614 Email: info@muncaster.co.uk www.muncaster.co.uk Grid Ref: C9 WRCT4 B Quaker Tapestry Museum Discover inspirational stories brought to life in vibrant embroidery at this award–winning Museum. This modern masterpiece, made by 4,000 people from 15 countries will take you on a journey of 350 years. Awarded with the accolade 'Hidden Gem' by VisitEngland November 2021 Enjoy our Garden Café where everything is homemade. Open: Open most of the year, see the website for details. Town: Kendal Directions: In Kendal town centre on Stramongate. Follow the brown signs to our on-site car park. Postcode: LA9 4BH Tel: 01539 722975 Email: info@quaker-tapestry.co.uk www.quaker-tapestry.co.uk Grid Ref: G10 WRCTBED KIDS GO FREE B 28 29 30

Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway The oldest and longest narrow gauge steam railway in the Lake District. Hop in one of our open or closed carriages as you travel seven miles from the coast to the mountains taking in the spectacular views. Free Wi-Fi, free app, on-site museum, cafés and gift shops. All of our stations link to a variety of walks in the valley. Green Tourism Silver Award, Green at Heart Silver Award Open: Please refer to timetable for train times. Main season runs March - October. Town: Ravenglass Directions: J36 follow A590 Western Lake District brown signs. Central Lakes via Hardknott Pass. Postcode: CA18 1SW Tel: 01229 717171 Email: steam@ravenglass-railway.co.uk www.ravenglass-railway.co.uk Grid Ref: B9/C9 WRCd(not Turntable café) TE4 B Rheged Rheged is a gallery, café, cinema, shopping venue, workplace and creative space on the edge of the Northern Lakes. Where friends, family and colleagues can share a meal, watch a film, hold a meeting, see an exhibition, buy a gift or catch up over coffee. Free parking and entry. Open: Open 7 days. Closed Christmas day and Boxing day. See rheged.com for up-to-date opening times. Town: Penrith Directions: Just off the M6 (J40) at Penrith. Postcode: CA11 0DQ Tel: 01768 868000 Email: enquiries@rheged.com www.rheged.com Grid Ref: G6 YWRCBD4 B Rookin House Equestrian &Activity Centre In the heart of the Lake District near Keswick, we offer something for everyone. We have junior Quad Bikes for children 7-15 years and adult escorted Quad Treks for 16+ years, Horse Riding lessons and Pony Trekking plus many other activities including Air Rifles, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Archery and Go Karting. Open: Every day 09:00 - 17:00 except Christmas week. Booking advisable at all times. Town: Troutbeck, near Keswick & Penrith Directions: From M6 J40 Penrith take A66 west towards Keswick. Turn left onto A5091. We are 1.25 miles down the road on the right on a sharp left hand bend. Postcode: CA11 0SS Tel: 017684 83561 Email: enquiries@rookinhouse.co.uk deborah@rookinhouse.co.uk www.rookinhouse.co.uk Grid Ref: F6 YWR4 B 31 32 33

Senhouse Roman Museum Discover the Romans in the beautiful Solway Coast in Maryport's Naval Reserve Battery. Explore the internationally significant collection of Roman and Celtic finds recovered from the fort next to the Museum. At the western end of the Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site. Open: April to October: every day 11:00 - 17:00. November - March: Friday - Sunday, 10.30 - 16:00. Town: Maryport Directions: On entering Maryport, follow the brown signs (helmet). Postcode: CA15 6JD Tel: 01900 816168 Email: info@senhousemuseum.co.uk www.senhousemuseum.co.uk Grid Ref: B5 YWRTBbD4 2 FOR 1 B Shed 1 Distillery Ulverston Ulverston's Multi Award-Winning Micro Gin Distillery. Distillery Tours & Tastings, Botanicalinspired Afternoon G&Teas and Cumbria's first and only Make Your Own Gin Workshops. Small groups hosted by the distillers, Andy & Zoe. After chatting in the distillery, relax in our stylish visitor space with views of Ulverston's iconic Pepperpot. Open: Shop open on Saturdays, 11:00-17:00. Booking required for all Gin Experiences. Town: Ulverston Directions: As you enter Ulverston travelling westwards on the A590, turn left on North Lonsdale Road. Postcode: LA12 9AU Tel: 07794 699913 Email: info@shed1distillery.com www.shed1distillery.com Grid Ref: E11 YWRdTBD B Sizergh Standing at the gateway to the Lakes, this striking medieval manor has been lived in by the same family for 750 years. Step into a home filled with family treasures and explore the 1,600 acre estate boasting gardens, countryside walks, wild play trail and café. Open: House: 26 March - 30 October. Garden, café, shop and estate open all year. Town: Sizergh, near Kendal Directions: 4.5 miles south of Kendal, off the A590. Postcode: LA8 8DZ Tel: 015395 60951 Email: sizergh@nationaltrust.org.uk nationaltrust.org.uk/sizergh Grid Ref: G10 WRC B 34 35 36

Stagecoach Explore the Lakes by bus Getting around the Lake District by bus is easy, relax, take a break from driving and explore the tranquil waters and outstanding scenery of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Choose your zone and enjoy unlimited allday travel with a range of routes available. Open: Daily, pick up our 'The Lakes by Bus' brochure for timetable information. Town: Kendal and towns throughout the Lake District Directions: Stops and routes across the Lakes, use our website or app to plan your journey. Postcode: LA9 6BW Tel: 01539 722143 Email: cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@ stagecoachbus.com www.stagecoachbus.com/thelakes Grid Ref: G10 YWCdTBbD4 B SteamYacht Gondola Experience the nostalgia of a steam-driven cruise on Coniston Water as enjoyed by the Victorians. Watch the steam engine in action and listen to the crew's commentary on Gondola's long history on the lake as you take in the views across the impressive Coniston fells. Open: Sailing 26 March - 30 October. Please check the website for timetables and booking. Town: Coniston Directions: A593 from Ambleside. Pier located at the end of Lake Road, Coniston. Postcode: LA21 8AN Tel: 015394 32733 Email: sygondola@nationaltrust.org.uk www.nationaltrust.org.uk/steam-yachtgondola Grid Ref: E9 WBbE B The Beacon Museum History, Heritage &Science Discover the past, present and future at The Beacon Museum. The Beacon Museum is situated on Whitehaven's historic Georgian harbour which is set amongst the western Lakes dramatic mountain and coastal landscapes.Take in our stunning panoramic views, explore and enjoy our interactive galleries and exhibitions. Where history, arts and fun for all the family are blended together over four floors. Open: Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 - 16:30. Sunday 11:00 - 16:00. Closed: Monday except during holidays. Town: Whitehaven Directions: Follow the A595 to Whitehaven and head towards the harbour. Postcode: CA28 7LY Tel: 01946 592302 Email: thebeacon@copeland.gov.uk www.thebeacon-whitehaven.co.uk Grid Ref: A7 YWRCTBbD4 B 37 38 39

The Coro Arts &Culture in Ulverston Theatre, music, comedy, community, talks and dance: you’ll find all this and more at South Lakeland’s largest arts venue, set in the heart of the beautiful market town of Ulverston. There’s something for everyone in a hugely diverse programme, including family shows during school holidays. Image © Robin Clewley/Decca Classics. Open: Variable, see website for details. Town: Ulverston Directions: Just off A590, parking nearby. Bus stop 2 mins walk. Ulverston station 8 mins walk. Postcode: LA12 7LZ Tel: Please email Email: hello@thecoro.co.uk www.thecoro.co.uk Grid Ref: E11 WRTBD B The Dock Museum Come and visit our unique museum, suspended over a 19th century dry dock in a channel-side location. Indoors there are galleries exploring the history of the Barrow-in-Furness area, changing exhibitions, shop and café. Outside is a sea themed playground, picnic tables, lifeboat and Walney Channel. Open: Open Wednesday - Sunday 11:00 - 16:00 (last entry is 15:30). Town: Barrow-In-Furness Directions: Please visit website Postcode: LA14 2PW Tel: 01229 876400 Email: dockmuseum@barrowbc.gov.uk www.dockmuseum.org.uk Grid Ref: D12 YWRCBD4 B TheGrasmere Gingerbread® Shop The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop is the ONLY place in the world that makes and sells Victorian cook Sarah Nelson’s iconic Grasmere Gingerbread® invented in 1854. The historic shop also stocks an array of unusual Lake District foodstuffs and friendly staff dress in traditional Victorian costume. Open: Everyday 9:15 - 17:30. (Shorter hours in winter time - check website). Closed: Good Friday & Christmas Eve/Day/ Boxing Day. Town: Grasmere Directions: Find us in the centre of Grasmere Village between St. Oswald's Church and The Wordsworth Hotel. Postcode: LA22 9SW Tel: 015394 35428 Email: sarahnelson@grasmeregingerbread. co.uk www.grasmeregingerbread.co.uk Grid Ref: E8 YBD B 40 41 42

The Lake District Coast Aquarium Whatever the weather, come and have a great family day out. More than 80 displays of mainly local marine life, a Sealab with lobster hatchery, a café overlooking the harbour, a gift shop, a 14-hole crazy golf course and 'Shiver me Timbers' play-park. All day admission ticket now includes free crazy golf. Google award top 10% of visitor attractions worldwide customer satisfaction. Open: Every day 10:00 - 17:00. Closed only on 25th and 26th December. Town: Maryport Directions: Follow brown tourist signs to Aquarium down on harbour-side. Free parking normally available. Postcode: CA15 8AB Tel: 01900 814774 Email: info@coastaquarium.co.uk www.coastaquarium.co.uk Grid Ref: B5 YWRCTBbD4 B The Puzzling Place A puzzling world of optical illusions: Balls roll uphill in the antigravity room, grow and shrink in the Ames Room, images that move, straight lines that bend, a hologram gallery and interactive exhibits, images and structures that’ll fool your eyes and brains. Be amazed! Open: 11:00 - 17:30 (17:00 winter). School holidays 10:00 - 17:30. Closed Mondays in winter, & closed weekdays in January. Town: Keswick Directions: In Museum Square which comes off Keswick Main Street next to ‘Blacks'. Postcode: CA12 5DZ Tel: 01768 775102 Email: info@puzzlingplace.co.uk www.puzzlingplace.co.uk Grid Ref: D6 YWdB B TheWorldOf Beatrix Potter Attraction Explore an enchanting world where Beatrix Potter’s magical stories are brought to life in three dimensions. Meet Peter Rabbit and step into Mr McGregor’s garden. With a free activity book for kids, a family friendly café and gift shop, everyone can enjoy a bit of Beatrix Potter magic, whatever the weather! Open: 7 days. 10:00 - 17:30 Summer. 10:00 - 16:30 Winter. Town: Bowness-on-Windermere Directions: A591/A592 to Bowness-onWindermere. Situated on Crag Brow. Nearest parking Rayrigg Road Pay and Display car park. Postcode: LA23 3BX Tel: 015394 88444 Email: info@hop-skip-jump.com www.hop-skip-jump.com Grid Ref: F9 YWRCBbD B 43 44 45

Theatre ByThe Lake Described as ‘Artistically sharp and stunningly situated’ (New Statesman), Theatre by the Lake is perched on the shores of Derwentwater. Each year it stages up to nine of its own productions of classic, modern and new plays on its two stages and is known for its friendly welcome and the quality of its work. Open: Opening times: show dependent, check website for details. Town: Keswick Directions: From Keswick town centre follow signs to the Lake. Nearest parking: Lakeside Car Park - follow signs for Lake. Postcode: CA12 5DJ Tel: 017687 74411 Email: enquiries@theatrebythelake.com www.theatrebythelake.com Grid Ref: D7 YWRBbD B Total Adventure Bike & Electric Bike Hire Hire a bike and immerse yourself in the scenery. Make it electric and smooth out the hills! Family rides via ferry and a castle. MTB routes on great terrain. Leisurely rides with stops factored in. Maps available. Online Booking - Electric MTB’s | Standard and Premium MTB’s | Gravel Bikes | Electric Hybrids | Kid's Bikes, Seats and Trailers Open: Open daily 09:30 - 16:30 (Seasonal hours may apply, see website for details). Town: Windermere & Bowness Directions: Directions to our Bowness and Windermere hire venues can be found on our website. Postcode: LA23 1AQ & LA23 3JH Tel: 015394 43151 Email: office@total-adventure.co.uk www.total-adventure.co.uk Grid Ref: F9 YWCTBb B Townend A Lakeland farmhouse near Windermere brimming with character. Home to the Browne family for 400 years, Townend is full of intricately carved furniture, quirky objects and fascinating stories waiting to be uncovered. Experience life in the 1700s and spend time in the quaint cottage garden. Open: 29 March - 30 October. Selected days, please check website for details. Pre-booking recommended. Town: Troutbeck, near Windermere Directions: Troutbeck, near Windermere. Follow brown signs from A591 or A592. Postcode: LA23 1LB Tel: 015394 32628 Email: townend@nationaltrust.org.uk www.nationaltrust.org.uk/townend Grid Ref: F9 W B 46 47 48

TreetopTrek &Treetop Nets Treetop Trek: Swing and climb through the woodland canopy on our super aerial challenges then race down the 250m triple zip wire! Ages 5+ with adult supervision. Treetop Nets: Scramble, bounce and slide your way through the amazing nets suspended high in the trees on this unique treetop adventure! No experience necessary. Fun for the whole family from 3 years+. Open: Daily - all year round. Pre-booking strongly recommended. Town: Windermere Directions: Located at Brockhole, just off the A591 between Ambleside and Windermere. Postcode: LA23 1LJ Tel: 015394 47186 Email: info@treetoptrek.co.uk www.treetoptrek.co.uk Grid Ref: F9 YWRCBb B Tuille House Museum&Art Gallery At Tullie House permanent displays spanning geology, human history, natural science, fine and decorative art are complemented by eclectic changing exhibitions. Community is a big aspect – with many events, one-off and regular, taking place. The café and gardens offer city centre refuge to the public. Open: Check website for up to date opening hours. Town: Carlisle Directions: In the historic quarter of Carlisle city centre, accessible by bus, rail and road. Postcode: CA3 8TP Tel: 01228 618 718 Email: enquiries@tulliehouse.org www.tulliehouse.co.uk Grid Ref:F3 YWRCTBD4 KIDS GO FREE B Ullswater 'Steamers' Sail onboard our heritage vessels (dating back to 1877) and enjoy iconic mountain views which have inspired many artists, such as William Wordsworth. Our award-winning cruises link to some of the most famous walking routes in the Lake District, including the Ullswater Way. Excellent facilities include free Wi-Fi, free app, gift shops and light refreshments. Open: All year (except Christmas Eve & Day). Please refer to timetable. Towns: Pooley Bridge & Glenridding Directions: North Pier: 5 minutes from M6 J40. SatNav CA10 2NN (Pooley Bridge). South Pier: 20 minutes from central Lakes. SatNav CA11 0US (Glenridding). Postcodes: See above Tel: 017684 82229 Email: enquiries@ullswater-steamers.co.uk www.ullswater-steamers.co.uk Grid Ref: F7/G6 YWRCdBbE4 B 49 50 51

Walby Farm Park Award-winning attraction, daily farm activities, outdoor adventure play, undercover ‘Milecastle 62’ & Cumbria's largest indoor play area! Meet the Animals, Sledge Slides, Walby's Wacky Golf, JCBthemed Dig & Play, Trampolines, Pedal Go-karts & Baa-rmy Barrel Train. Seasonal Events include Lambing Live, Summer Shenanigans, Pumpkin Picking & Father Christmas on the Farm. Open: Daily from 10:00 – 17:30. Closed: 25 - 26 December & 1 January only. Town: Carlisle Directions: East of M6 (J44), follow signs for Brampton A689 (East) turn off left to Walby. Postcode: CA6 4QL Tel: 01228 573056 Email: info@walbyfarmpark.co.uk www.walbyfarmpark.co.uk Grid Ref: G2 YWRC4 B Windermere Canoe Kayak The Best paddlesport shop in the North West right on the shores of Windermere Lake offering friendly advice and sales. Specialists in SUP and Wing (new for 2022) We offer 2 locations for watersports hire on Windermere. Online bookings only. Friendly staff. Please email for Groups, Coaching and Tours. Open: Daily 9:00 -17:00. Town: Bowness-on-Windermere Directions: Ferry Nab, Bowness on Windermere. Postcode: LA23 3JH Tel: 01539 444451 Email: office@windermercanoekayak.com www.windermerecanoekayak.com Grid Ref: F9 WRdb B Windermere Jetty Museum Take an adventure to this award-winning museum and visitor destination, a vibrant, family-friendly place dedicated to the boats, people and rich history of Windermere. Take a heritage boat trip, relax in our stunning cafe with dramatic views over the lake and fells. Shortlisted RIBA Stirling Prize 2021. Open: Open daily March to October 10:00-17:00. November to February 10:00-16:00. Town: Bowness-on-Windermere Directions: A 12 minute walk from Bowness Pier. Free parking for museum and cafe visitors. Postcode: LA23 1BN Tel: 01539 637940 Email: info@windermerejetty.org www.windermerejetty.org Grid Ref: F9 YWRCTBbD B 52 53 54

Wordsworth Grasmere Cumbria’s Award winning cultural experience. Step back into 1800 as you experience Dove Cottage, where the poet William Wordsworth wrote many of his greatest poems and his sister Dorothy kept her Grasmere journal. Discover our contemporary & interactive Museum, breathtaking views, gardens, shop & Café. Open: 10.00 – 17.00 (16.00 Winter) Café: 11.00 – 15.00 Pre-booking advised via website. Town: Grasmere Directions: South of Grasmere Village, on the A591 Kendal to Keswick Road. Postcode: LA22 9SH Tel: 015394 35544 Email: enquiries@wordsworth.org.uk www.wordsworth.org.uk Grid Ref: E8 YWRCB B Wordsworth House &Garden Poet William Wordsworth was born over 250 years ago in this extraordinary family home. Experience life in the 1770s and wander in the garden where William grew his love of nature. A new exhibition reflects on our relationship with the fells that inspired Wordsworth’s work. Open: 2 April to 6 November 10:00 – 16:00, last entry at 16:00. Closed Thursday and Friday. Town: Cockermouth Directions: Main Street, Cockermouth. Parking Wakefield Road (CA13 0HR) or town centre. Postcode: CA13 9RX Tel: 01900 824805 Email: wordsworthhouse@nationaltrust. org.uk www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworthhouse Grid Ref: C6 WRCB B Wray Castle Topped with turrets and towers, this Victorian castle sits on Windermere’s tranquil western shore. Come by boat for a family adventure, burn off energy in the outdoor play trail or enjoy gentle strolls by the lakeside, the castle’s turrets and towers providing an atmospheric backdrop. Open: Grounds open year round. Castle open 26 March - 30 October Wednesday - Sunday, daily during school holidays. Town: Ambleside Directions: 3.5 miles south-west of Ambleside on the B5286, 3 miles north-east of Hawkshead. Postcode: LA22 0JA Tel: 015394 33250 Email: wraycastle@nationaltrust.org.uk www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wray-castle Grid Ref: F9 WRCb B 55 56 57

Supported by the Welcome Back to High Streets Fund Please be responsible when you visit. Keep up-to-date with the latest HM Government COVID-19 safety guidelines to protect yourself and others. V i s i t B a r r o w From the heart of town to the coast there is so much to discover in and around Barrow-in-Furness Stunning coastal walks & cycle routes | Great value accommodation | Festivals & Events | Fun filled days out at exciting attractions | High street shopping offering a mix of high street names & independent retailers | The largest indoor market in Cumbria www.visitbarrow.org.uk #brilliantbarrow © The Dock Museum Grid Ref: D12 59

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