Places to visit in the Lake District

Nearby Attractions

Holker Hall & Gardens
Stately home with lovely gardens and grounds and a cafe, Cark-in-Cartmel.

Historic House & Gardens (home of John Ruskin). Shop & Café with terrace.
East side of Coniston Water

The famous home of Beatrix Potter. Near Sawrey, Hawkshead

Lakeland Miniature Village
Hand-crafted miniature buildings made from Lakeland slate including replicas of famous buildings. Flookburgh, near Cartmel

Lakeland Motor Museum
In addition to vintage and classic motors, the museum now features of faithfully recreated period shop fronts and also has a themed gift shop. It is now located at its new site in Backbarrow, on the main A590.

South Lakes Safari Zoo
The Lake District's only zoological park and a leading conservation zoo, with rare tigers, daily conservation talks and Australian Bush area. Check out these great photos on

Muncaster Castle & Gardens
Historic haunted castle in North Western Lake District, with lovely gardens, woodland walks and World Owl Centre, home to the World Owl Trust.

Lakes Aquarium
Award-winning visitor attraction in quayside location, Lake Windermere. Also worth a visit, the English Lakes page for some nice photos.

Laurel & Hardy Museum
Recently relocated to new site by the Roxy Cinema in Ulverston.

World of Beatrix Potter
Meet the characters of Beatrix Potter in this lifelike recreation complete with sounds and smells.

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Featured Attractions

World of Beatrix Potter

World of Beatrix Potter

Hop, skip and jump over to the magical World of Beatrix Potter, the only Beatrix Potter themed attraction in Europe. Here you can meet all your favourite characters including Peter Rabbit, Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, Jemima Puddle-duck and many others. All 23 tales are brought to life in a lifelike recreation, complete with sights, sounds and even smells..

Visit the Beatrix Potter website to find out more...

Holker Hall & Gardens

Holker Hall and Gardens

Magnificent stately home and beautiful gardens, open 14th March - 29th October 2010 (grounds and retails outlets open Jan - Dec). Courtyard cafe, two dining areas that can be hired for special events, food hall and gift shop.

Visit the website for more details.

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