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The World Of Beatrix Potter Attraction
The World Of Beatrix Potter Attraction
Welcome Would you like to meet Peter Rabbit and all his friends in the magical World of Beatrix...

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Lakeland Maze Farm Park
Lakeland Maze Farm Park
Lakeland Maze Farm Park...just the place to visit for a great day out! If you're staying...

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Laurel And Hardy Museum Ulverston
Laurel And Hardy Museum Ulverston
No visit to the historic market town of Ulverston would be complete without visiting the Laurel...

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The Puzzling Place
The Puzzling Place
Welcome to the Puzzling Place Keswick "Do you believe your eyes"? It is free to enter ‘The Puzzling Place’, as at the top of the stairs is our shop which is stuffed with puzzles, gadgets and curiosities and is guaranteed to have something to amuse, entertain or puzzle you. At the far end of the shop is our ‘Puzzle Area’ which again, is free to enter. Here you can give your brain a work out trying to solve the puzzles and brain teasers which are set...... more
Aquarium of the lakes-Lakeside
Aquarium of the lakes-Lakeside
Situated at Lakeside adjacent to the Windermere Lake Cruises terminal the aquarium offers a fascinating look at freshwater marine life.See Pike,Windermere Char and giant Carp.A childrens quiz trail keeps the "little'uns" happy and you can even arrive by steam train on the Haverthwaite Steam Railway. Lakes Aquarium Explore the lakes of the world and those a little closer to home to discover incredible creatures- from otters in Asia, piranhas in the Americas and cheeky marmosets...... more
Blackwell Arts And Crafts House
Blackwell Arts And Crafts House
Blackwell is one of England's most important surviving houses from the turn of the 20th century. Designed by Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott between 1898 and 1900, it is a superb example of Arts and Crafts movement architecture. It occupies a stunning position overlooking Windermere and has recently been restored and opened to the public as a gallery for craft and applied arts. Blackwell is open 7 days a week from 10.30am - 5.00pm. (closing at 4pm November to March) ...... more
Brantwood
Brantwood
Brantwood is the former home of Conison's most famous resident John Ruskin and forms part of a great day out that includes the Ruskin Museum plus a trip on the Gondola and afternoon tea in Jumping Jenny's cafe within the grounds of the house. The view from the various terraces at Brantwood is arguably one of the best in the Lakes, taking in Coniston Old Man and a large sweep of the lake itself. Between 10th March 2008 and 16 th November 2008 Brantwood is open daily 11am until 5.30pm.... more
Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway
Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway
Take a ride on the old Furness Branch line in a steam train from Haverthwaite to Lakeside where you can board a Windermere Lake cruise or visit the Aquarium of the lake.... more
Ruskin Museum-Coniston
Ruskin Museum-Coniston
Featuring watercolours by John Ruskin the great Victorian,interactive displays,geological and archaelogical exhibits plus an extended Campbell family display and shop.A fascinating musuem to visit.... more
South Lakes Wild Animal Park
South Lakes Wild Animal Park
David Gill's Wildlife Park features the Sumatran Tiger and a host of other animals.... more
Townend
Townend
Dating from the 17th century, Townend is a classic Lake District home of the kind that would have belonged to the upper echelons financially and socially speaking. These days it is in the capable hands of the National Trust who have preserved much of the original hand carved furniture and artifacts. Townend lies in the village of Troutbeck, and the house is set up on the hillside with the massive chimneys typical of the area. Townend also has interesting...... more
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