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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!
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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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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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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Hawkshead Brewery In Staveley
Hawkshead Brewery In Staveley
Hawkshead Brewery has been brewing traditional beer styles with a modern twist, in The Lake District, since 2002. Having outgrown the original barn just outside the village of Hawkshead, the brewery moved in 2006, to a purpose built premises beside the River Kent, in Staveley, at the foot of the Kentmere Valley. In 2010 the brewery further expanded into the glass fronted building next door increasing brewing capacity and developing The Beer Hall. The Beer Hall is a showcase for...... more
River Deep Mountain High
River Deep Mountain High
"Welcome to River Deep Mountain High. Established in 2003, providing an excellent outdoor activity experience in the Lake District" Things to do when it is wet or raining!   If you’re going to get wet in the rain anyway – you may as well have brilliant fun doing so! Put on a wetsuit and jump into pools, climb through waterfalls, scramble over rocks, having lots of fun in a gorge. There are climbing and water based gorges, each...... 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
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
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
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