Visit the Lake District, Cumbria - it is the number one place to be for stunning landscapes with lakes, mountains, coastline, historic places to visit and attractions.

Below is just a selection of what's on in the county that is known as the Adventure Capital of the UK.

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Windermere Lake Cruises

Windermere Lake Cruises trace their origins back to Victorian days, steamers

and launches carry over 1.6 million visitors each year. The steamers have saloons,

promenade decks, teashops and licensed bars.

To make a reservation or for further information please call us on 01539 442 063

The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction

The World of Beatrix Potter™ Attraction in Bowness-on-Windermere is a vibrant

visitor centre offering a unique experience for all the family. Explore a magical world

where all 23 enchanting tales are brought to life.


Royalty Cinema

A historic cinema built in 1926, The Royalty in Bowness-on-Windermere

is refurbished to modern standards with stalls and circle seating in the

main auditorium

The Old Laundry Theatre

Set in Bowness in the heart of the Lake District, this intimate little theatre produces

a lively programme of professional drama, classical music, folk, comedy, lectures and


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Lakes Aquarium

The Lakes Aquarium allows you to visit creatures from the lakes of the world

along with those a little closer to home too. From otters and diving ducks to

marmoset monkeys and British sharks and rays.

To make a reservation or for further information please call us on 01539 442 063

South Lakes Animal Park

South Lakes Safari Zoo is home to over 1,000 of the rarest and most

endangered animals in unique natural environments which enable you to get as

close as physically possible to experience the amazing creatures with which we

share our planet. Wander amongst kangaroos, wallabies, and emus.

Be amazed as free-flying macaws soar overhead. Participate in animal

feeding experiences or be a zookeeper for a day.


Brockhole on Windermere

It's all here in one place, set against stunning mountain views on the shores

of Windermere in the Lake District National Park, Cumbria. From

family activities to glorious garden tours and seasonal events, there really

is something for all ages. Why not explore 30 acres of beautiful historical

gardens and grounds? Or picnic by the lakeshore and enjoy secret beaches with the

family? If the children are feeling more adventurous they can swing or

bounce through ancient woodland on Treetop Trek and Treetop Nets. Down

by the lakeshore, you can hire kayaks and rowing boats, enjoy or catch the cruise

boat across the lake, depending on the season. There's also archery, bike hire and

mini golf on offer during the season. Don't forget to finish your day by taking in the

stunning lake views offering stunning views towards the distant Langdale Pikes at

the terrace café, while enjoying local ales and dishes.

Windermere Golf Club

Windermere Golf Club is regarded as one of the finest courses in Cumbria.

Established in 1891, the course is unique - modest in length but challenging and

offering spectacular views of Windermere and the surrounding fells and some of the

most breathtaking scenery anywhere in the UK.


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