Lake District Attractions

There is so much to see and do from the Lodge. Here is a selection of ideas:

Lake District Towns and Villages

You will find delightful and interesting shops, cafés, restaurants and pubs in characterful Lake District towns and villages-Bowness, Windermere, Kendal, Grasmere, Ambleside, Keswick, Coniston and Grange-over-Sands

Attractions and Gardens

  • Beatrix Potter's Hill Top House at Sawrey
  • World of Beatrix Potter in Bowness
  • Ruskin Museum, Coniston
  • Wordsworth House and Gardens, Grasmere
  • Steamer rides on Lakes Windermere
  • Ullswater Theatre by the Lake in Keswick
  • Holehird Gardens, Troutbeck

Some Great Walks

  • Scafell Pike - the highest mountain in England
  • Old Man of Coniston - walk this classic walk from Coniston village
  • Langdale Pikes- from Old Dungeon Ghyll
  • Orrest Head- a pleasant woodland walk with excellent views from the summit
  • Easedale Tarn- from Grasmere
  • Tarn How's- a popular Lake District beauty spot
  • Cat Bells- a steep climb but rewarded by the views of the mountains and lakes

Outdoor Activities

  • Brockhole House and gardens with Treetop Trek tree-top challenges
  • Grizedale Forest Go-Ape tree-top challenges
  • Cycling and walking along Windermere to Wrea Castle
  • Windermere 18 hole golf course
  • Sailing and canoeing on Windermere
  • Ambleside climbing wall
  • Free fishing on Windermere, Ullswater and Coniston
  • Stocked trout fishing on Esthwaite
  • Pony trekking in Troutbeck
Wray Castle
Grizedale Forest
Cycling in Grizedale Forest