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Crafty Monkeys (Penrith)
Ranked #1 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: A warm family welcome awaits you at our craft studio where you can have a go no matter what age or ability!The potters... more » Owner description: A warm family welcome awaits you at our craft studio where you can have a go no matter what age or ability!The potters wheels, Decopatch, pottery painting, mosaics, plant pots, wooden shapes and keepsakes with hand and foot prints are available every day! Prices start at just £4.50, No hidden extras.We can fully glaze and fire in our studio.We have loads of take home in the day options.We have our own toilet and baby change.Hot and cold drink facilities. « less
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Derwentwater (Keswick)
Ranked #2 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Bodies of Water
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Orrest Head (Windermere)
Ranked #3 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Lookouts; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #4 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Hiking Trails; Mountains
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Buttermere (Buttermere)
Ranked #5 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Bodies of Water; Hiking Trails
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Ranked #6 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Hiking Trails
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Holehird Gardens (Windermere)
Ranked #7 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #8 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Sports Complexes
Owner description: Indoor Climbing Venue, suitable for all ages in the heart of The Lake District. Offering Taster sessions, Private Lessons and... more » Owner description: Indoor Climbing Venue, suitable for all ages in the heart of The Lake District. Offering Taster sessions, Private Lessons and Kids Clubs throughout the week, and open late for experienced climbers.Our parent company also offer a wide range of outdoor activities; from kayaking and rock climbing, to gorge scrambling and hiking. « less
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Treetop Trek (Windermere)
Ranked #9 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: Brand New family fun at Brockhole Windermere. With 35 exciting treetop challenges to swing, climb, balance and fly your way... more » Owner description: Brand New family fun at Brockhole Windermere. With 35 exciting treetop challenges to swing, climb, balance and fly your way through the ancient woodland canopy and discover views previously reserved for the squirrels and bats! Perfect for Friends, Families, Celebrations, Groups, Parties, School, Youth & Corporate Events... the outdoors has never been this much fun! « less
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Easedale Tarn (Grasmere)
Ranked #10 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Bodies of Water
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Go Ape Whinlatter (Braithwaite)
Ranked #11 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings;... more » Owner description: Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor. « less
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Helm Crag (Grasmere)
Ranked #12 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Geologic Formations; Hiking Trails
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Brant Fell Above the Bustle (Bowness-on-Windermere)
Ranked #13 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Trails
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Lake Windermere (Windermere)
Ranked #14 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Owner description: More than ten miles in length, Windermere is England's largest lake that offers a wide variety of summer recreation including... more » Owner description: More than ten miles in length, Windermere is England's largest lake that offers a wide variety of summer recreation including cruises, fishing, boating, sailing and scuba diving. « less
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Alhambra Cinema (Keswick)
Ranked #15 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Movie Theaters
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Tarn Hows (Coniston)
Ranked #16 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Bodies of Water; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
One of the most popular spots in the Lake District, this lake was originally created to supply water to a saw mill.
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Allan Bank (Grasmere)
Ranked #17 of 204 attractions in Lake District
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Rydal Water (Windermere)
Ranked #18 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #19 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Theaters

Theatre by the Lake in Keswick is Cumbria's only year-round producing theatre, described by The Independent as "the most beautifully located and friendly theatre in Britain... more »

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Ranked #20 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Scenic Railroads
Owner description: Reputedly the most beautiful train journey in England, this 15-inch, narrow gauge railway carries passengers along seven... more » Owner description: Reputedly the most beautiful train journey in England, this 15-inch, narrow gauge railway carries passengers along seven miles of scenic track, from the old Roman Port of Ravenglass along the Eskdale Valley to Eskdale during a 40-minute ride. « less
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Ranked #21 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Bodies of Water
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Cartmel Priory (Cartmel)
Ranked #22 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Religious Sites
beautiful mediaeval church
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Levens Hall (Kendal)
Ranked #23 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #24 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Owner description: A great family, all weather,award winning attraction where you will find the tallest indoor climbing wall in the country.... more » Owner description: A great family, all weather,award winning attraction where you will find the tallest indoor climbing wall in the country. Offering premier facilities including leading and bouldering areas, beginners areas, Kendal CrazyClimb, the UK's first indoor Via Ferrata, training room, cafe, shop and conference facilities. We have something for everyone, from the experienced to the beginner, from kids, families and groups. We offer a wide range of sessions including free 'Have a Go", Taster, privately instructed, Kendal CrazyClimb, Via Ferrata and outdoor instructed sessions. If you have any queries or would like to make a booking please give us a call or send an email. We look forward to welcoming you to the Centre and can guarantee you a fun and enjoyable great day in! « less
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Wrynose Pass (Eskdale)
Ranked #25 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Mountains; Scenic Drives
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Ranked #26 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Museums
Owner description: The Lakeland Motor Museum nestles in the picturesque Leven Valley, at Backbarrow, close to the southern tip of Lake... more » Owner description: The Lakeland Motor Museum nestles in the picturesque Leven Valley, at Backbarrow, close to the southern tip of Lake Windermere in the beautiful English Lake District.This thought-provoking attraction provides a perfect 'whatever the weather', all year venue, which entertains and enthrals all ages.Our free educational quiz helps pass on knowledge and understanding.We offer combined ticketing with Windermere Lake Cruises and the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Steam Railway.The museum's adjacent Cafe Ambio has a beautiful riverside setting and our welcoming gift shop is among the best of places to find the perfect present for any occasion. « less
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Ranked #27 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Sports Complexes
Owner description: Established for over 20 years Rookin House has an amazing range of activities at competitive prices.We can offer activities... more » Owner description: Established for over 20 years Rookin House has an amazing range of activities at competitive prices.We can offer activities for individuals, families and large groups including stag& hen and corporate.We are situated half way between Keswick and Penrith (9miles from each) and 4 miles from Ullswater.The mountain range of Blencathra provides a stunning back drop for the centre.Activities include Horse Riding, Pony Trekking, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Air Rifles, Archery, Indoor Karting, Human Bowling, Zip Wire, Assault Course, Argo Cat Off Road Experience, Dakar 4 X 4 and a Stalwart Army Truck.Pre-booking advisable. « less
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Blackwell Arts and Crafts House (Bowness-on-Windermere)
Ranked #28 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Art Museums; Historic Sites
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Ranked #29 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Mountains; Hiking Trails
This is England's 3rd highest mountain at 3,118 feet.
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Ranked #30 of 204 attractions in Lake District
Category: Waterfalls
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