Local Attractions

The ever expanding site of the museum of Lakeland’s industrial heritage offers family friendly activities ranging from budding geologists to hopeful prospectors.



Known by locals Saddleback, it's one of the most famous "Wainwrights" in the Lake District. With 6 separate summits, and a knife-edge ridge, Sharp Edge, for the brave.

An interesting 6 mile long family friendly & accessible walk. The path will take you through some stunning scenery surrounded unique fauna & flora weaving its way over River Greta numerous times on new & original railway bridges.

Composed from 38 free standing stones circle is dating back to Neolithic period, it is one of the earliest in Britain. Situated above Keswick, the circle offers a breathtaking view of Threlkeld Knots.

With a steep assent from Keswick or an easier walk from carpark near the summit, Latrigg offers amazing views of Keswick, Derwent Water & down into Borrowdale. There is also a viewpoint accessed via a Limited Mobility Path from the carpark.

The beautiful market town is well known for it's excellent restaurants and shopping, with the local outdoor market on Thursday and Saturday, offering something for every taste and budget. It is also known as a 'Pawsome' capital in the UK.

A beautifully situated theatre on the shore of Derwent Water at Keswick. If you are looking for a great entertainment on those rainy days or an evening treat - this is just the place for you.

The regular service has jetties at several points around Derwent Water, allowing you to walk parts of the lake shore and then cruise the rest soaking beautiful scenery.

Dating from 18th century this stunning "packhorse bridge" passes over fast running Barrow Beck and is one of the most photographed bridges in Cumbria.



It’s 931m summit overlooking beautiful town of Keswick and Derwentwater, is 4th highest in the Lake District and can be visible from most of the Lakeland.

Popular for sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing and open water swimming for those who don’t mind a dip in a cold water. There are multiple access points & footpaths right around the shoreline.

With a thundering 65-foot waterfall, woodland trails and a tea room with outdoor terrace, the falls are a perfect day out in the Lake District.

Situated in the breathtaking Honister Pass this slate mine, producing stunning Westmorland Green Slate, is the last operational mine in England and a centre of exhilarating and unique activities like Via Ferrata.

With beautiful views over Bassenthwaite Lake, the forest is a home to a variety of activities including mountain biking, rewarding walks, adventure play and rare wildlife like "Cumbrian Red Squirrels".

Situated on an idyllic location near Bassenthwaite Lake, the award winning distillery offers an extraordinary experience with an artisan bar & bistro, visitor centre and a gift shop.

The award winning attraction on Ullswater offers a relaxing way of traveling between Pooley Bridge and Glenridding on one of the oldest working vessels in the world, MY Lady of the Lake.

Situated on the A66 towards Penrith, the winner of the global "BA Tourism for Tomorrow Awards" Lakeland Heritage Centre and Gallery is based in a former quarry, and includes an impressive IMAX cinema screen.