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Things To Do When It Is Wet Or Raining

It's not all sunshine in the Lake District, in fact it often rains, even in July or August but you don't have to stay in your room when it is a tad inclement! 
Below you'll find our selection of things to do when it's raining. Some are free, some cost money, and some even involve getting wet!
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Hawkshead Brewery Staveley
Hawkshead Brewery Staveley
Hawkshead Brewery is not in Hawkshead any longer, though it is still one of the best places to get our beer - in 3 of the 4 pubs in the village and in Near Sawrey at the other end of Esthwaite Water. The brewery grew so fast that in 2006 we had to move across the lake   (Windermere, that is) to Staveley, at the foot of the Kentmere Valley. Hawkshead Brewery is now in Mill Yard, Staveley, beside the River Kent, where we installed a new brewery, tailor made by Moeschle (UK) Ltd.  ...... 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
Brewery Arts Centre Kendal
Brewery Arts Centre Kendal
Not just a cinema, also a theatre, and more ... Built on the site of a former brewery, the arts centre has lots to offer any visitor. Home of the famous Kendal Mountain Film Festival... more
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 in the Lake District, Kendal, Windermere or the surrounding area, why not spend a fun-filled day with us? Farm Animals Farmer Ed has plenty of animals to see and feed! This year Farmer Ed has been busy allocating even more areas for additions to his livestock. Raines Hall Farm is a working farm, so as well as cattle, sheep and pigs he has llamas, alpacas, with their lovely...... more
Muncaster Castle
Muncaster Castle
Muncaster Castle offers beautiful Gardens an Owl Centre and an 800 year old haunted castle to explore. Situated on the western coast of the Lake District Muncaster Castle will hold a Festival of Fools in May.... more
Swarthmoor Hall
Swarthmoor Hall
Swarthmoor Hall is located just outside the market town of Ulverston and is open for guided tours. In addition to being an important location for the Quaker movement, the hall also offers b&b and self catering accommodation. Conference rooms are available to hire, catering for groups of 6 to 35 people.  ... more
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
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 Potter? Well, it’s just a hop, skip and a jump to the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, the only Beatrix Potter themed attraction in Europe, where you can visit Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle-duck and many other delightful characters. Our attraction includes all 23 Tales by Beatrix Potter, brought to life in a magical indoor recreation of the Lakeland countryside, complete with...... more
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