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Click the links below for a selection of the best things to do around in the Lake District and Cumbria.
Famous lake cruises run from Glenridding and Pooley Bridge via Howtown. Run all year.
The Glenridding Gallery
Showcasing the best of local artists and artisans. Paintings, Photos, Produce - see and buy!
Local story walks in the Penrith and Ullswater area for children and the young at heart.
Patterdale farm shop selling Angora Mohair and Herdwick Wool products. Also buy online.
Glenridding Sailing Centre
Superb sailing with a very friendly team. RYA lessons and dingy and canoe hire available.
England’s third highest mountain and one of the most beautiful. Simply stunning. Open All Year!
Ullswater Yacht Club
Very family friendly sailing club located on the North East Shore of Ullswater near Pooley Bridge.
Catstycam Outdoor Shop
Glenridding and Pooley Bridge - the best clothing, boots and extras. Also online. Open 7 days.
Walking Around Ullswater
From easy strolls to arduous treks on the fells - Ullswater has it all!
Threlkeld Mining Museum
3 miles east of Keswick. Family fun includes underground tour and mineral panning.
Lake District Wildlife Park
Near Bassenthwaite. Great selection of animals on show, from Meerkats to Zebras. Indoor and outdoor play areas, cafe and tearoom.
World of Beatrix Potter
Come and meet Peter Rabbit and all his friends at the magical World of Beatrix Potter centre in Bowness Windermere.
Cruises on Windermere
Windermere Lake Cruises - the most popular attraction in Cumbria. Mixture of traditional and modern steamers and cruisers. Open all year.