Explore the Lake District – Places to eat, things to do
Accommodation, Dining and Tourist Attractions
Founded in 1796, Kendal Museum is one of the oldest museums in the country. As well as a wide range of fascinating temporary exhibitions, they house a wonderful and unusual collection of objects and artefacts; with many examples of flora and fauna, both local and global, they take you on an enjoyable journey from prehistoric times into the 21st Century
Great Days Out in Cumbria The Lake District
Fascinating buildings, glorious gardens, fabulous walks and amazing history.
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Holker Estate & Award Winning Gardens
Halker Hall, the Gardens, the Pleasure Grounds, Courtyard Cafe, Food Hall, Gift Shop, and Lakeland Motor Museum
Lakeland Motor Museum and the Campbell Bluebird Exhibition
Established in 1978 as an additional and complementary attraction at Holker Hall, this unique collection now exceeds 30,000 motoring exhibits presented in a rather quaint former Shire Horse stables and Courtyard setting.
Lake District Summer Music Festival
Widest spread Festival in the UK
Set against the backdrop of some of England’s most picturesque countryside
nightly concerts by some of the world’s top international musicians
Showcasing the talents of over 160 young musicians every year alongside leading professionals
Sedbergh Book Town
Sedbergh has brought together a number of bookshops and other businesses based on writing, reading, publishing and so on.
Abbot Hall Art Gallery
Abbot Hall Art Gallery is a special place in which to see and enjoy art in the setting of an elegant Georgian Villa – one of the finest town houses in the North West of England
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. Isolated until the arrival of the train and motorcar, which brought newcomers and tourists, this area developed its own unique customs and special traditions.
Levens Hall and World Famous Gardens
Visitors to the lake District should not miss Levens Hall & its unique Topiary Gardens.
Farfield Mill Arts & Heritage Centre Sedbergh
Experience local people creating stunning and unique pieces of work in their own studios.
Roman Forts & Museums – Hadrian’s Wall
Miles and miles of unique Roman history to discover – within easy driving distance of Kendal
Mountain Goat Lakeland Tours
The most experienced Mini-coach Holiday & Touring Company in the Lake District
Comfortably the best value-for-money tours in the Lake Distict.
The Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway
Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway in Cumbria is 3.5 miles of preserved Furness Railway, running steam trains from Haverthwaite, through Newby Bridge to the terminus at Lakeside …
Kendal Golf Club
“the most magnificent and extensive views of any club in England.” A. Harry Griffin, “The Guardian”
Jennings Brewery Tour – the genuine taste of the lake District
Over 175 years of brewing excellence
Windermere Steamboats & Museum
Windermere Steamboats & Museum houses a unique collection of boats, many with interesting stories of salvage and restoration from canoes to elegant steam yachts.
Coniston Boating Centre
Boat hire, cafe, sailing, launching, caneoing, picnic area, gondola, consiton launch
The World of Beatrix Potter Attracton
Now all 23 of Beatrix Potter’s Tales are brought to life in three dimensions, so you can meet Cecily Parsley and the Amiable Guinea-Pig for the first time and say hello to old friends like Jemima Puddle-duck and Jeremy Fisher in brand new settings.
Beatrix Potter Gallery & Hill Top
Immerse yourself in the countryside and lifestyle of Beatrix Potter, by visiting Hill Top, the Beatrix Potter Gallery and the village of Hawkshead.
South Lakes Wild Animal Park
Prepare to be truly amazed as you will not experience anything like this elsewhere in the UK
Aquarium of the Lakes
A Lakeland journey of discovery from the mountains to the sea.
Rheged – the biggest visitor experience around
Named after Cumbria’s Celtic Kingdom, Rheged is an international award winning visitor attraction where you will experience an inspiring day out like no other.
Chocolate House 1657
The 1657 Chocolate House is situated on the cobbled street of Branthwaite Brow, in the centre of Kendal, the gateway to England’s Lake District.
They offer you an opportunity step back in time, enjoy a taste of Old English charm, and discover the delights of chocolate in all its different forms.
K Cars Taxis
K-Cars is the largest taxi travel company in the Kendal area, operating throughout the picturesque English Lake District. They pride Themselves on their friendly and reliable service, and have a range of cars and vehicles to suit your need.
All their vehicles are local authority registered and are driven by experienced friendly cab drivers. They can offer the most competitive prices on a range of services: Airport transfers; pickups from the local train station (Oxenholme, the Lake District); courier services; local tours; pickups/drop-offs at pubs/clubs, shops and more. Kendal’s largest fleet is at your disposal!
They operate a 24-hour service, 7 days a week, so there is always someone available to take your call.
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Knobbly Stick Walking Holidays
Walking holidays and hiking vacations for all – in the English Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and Ireland.
Guided walking holidays and self-guided walking holidays for all ages and abilities and for all levels of experience and ambition.
Whether you call it walking or hiking, rambling or trekking, Knobbly Stick will have walking holidays or hiking vacations to suit you.
Holmescales Riding Centre
Trekking, Hacking and Daily Courses for all the family in beautiful countryside.
Stonecross Manor Conference Facilities
Stonecross Manor Hotel – Conference Facilities
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Dove Cottage, The Wordsworth Museum & Art Gallery – Grasmere
Dove Cottage was the home of William Wordsworth from December 1799 to May 1808, the years of his supreme work as a poet.
Brockhole – The Lake Disrict Visitor Centre
The Lake Disrict Visitor Centre – Brockhole overlooking Windermere
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Christopher Holmes Photography
Professional photographer based in Cumbria for all your photographic requirements.
Jordan Wonder Tours
Jordan Wonder Tours – a first class tour operator established to deliver class travel and tourism services to Jordan, for individuals and groups at realistic and moderate prices.
Klick Photo Booth – Wedding and Party Photographer
Lasting memories for your guests, be it a wedding or party, in our booth we use a high resolution camera to produce
quality photo’s. We also use very high quality printers to assure we have a professional photo print, which you will certainly not be disappointed.
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