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Things To Do
- Fell Foot Country Park
Discover this lakeshore Victorian park. Just the place for families to enjoy access to Windermere, with boat hire, picnic area and adventure play area. Amazing views of the fells from the lakeshore. Wonderful Spring and early Summer colour from the daffodils and rhododendrons.
- Go Ape! High Wire Forest Adventure Grizedale
Go Ape! and experience an exhilarating trek through the treetops via rope bridges, Tarzan swings and zip slides up to 60 feet above the forest floor. Approximately 3 memorable hours of adventure await you and the opportunity to share a unique family day out experience.
- Go Lakes
This is the offical tourism website for holidays in the Lake District. Use the information available here about activities and visitor attractions to help you plan your stay.
- Grange-over-Sands Golf Club
The course is a challenging par 70 of just over 6000 yards. Although the fairways are generous, accurate shot placement is vital. There are several dog-leg holes and numerous water hazards. Without doubt it is one of the most visually attractive courses in Cumbria. Visitors are welcome.
- Lake District National Park
The Lake District National Park, England's largest National Park, includes Scafell, its highest mountain; Wastwater, its deepest lake; and thriving communities like Keswick and Bowness-on-Windermere.
- Lakeland Gateway
This tourist information website concentrates on Kendal, Windermere and Cumbria's southern Lake District and provides everything you need to know to plan your holiday.
- Lakes Leisure
Collectively the largest arts, sports, activity and leisure facility in South Lakeland. We have three sites located throughout South Cumbria offering a huge variety of indoor and outdoor facilities, activities and pursuits, from swimming to fitness, to tennis to canoeing to events...... something for everyone!
- Low Wood Watersports & Activity Centre
Try your hand at waterskiing, wakesurfing, sailing, kayaking, canoeing and boat hire or have a go at our climbing wall or bungee trampolining. Excellent facilities including ample free parking, changing rooms and showers, refreshments shop and extensive spectating areas on the spectacular Windermere lake frontage.
- Lucycooks - Cookery School & Shop
The LucyCookShop, set within LucyCooks Cookery School, is brimming with a unique range of all things foodie - a tantalising selection of everything that is great to cook with.
- Mountain Goat and Park Tours & Travel
Guided mini-coach tours and bus services within the Lake District. Full-day and half-day tours operate daily with local driver/guides. Explore the most spectacular scenery and beautiful lakes with frequent photo stops. Tours also visit cultural and literary properties.
- Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway
Lakeland's oldest and most beautiful railway journeys for 7 miles from the coast to England's highest mountain. Free line guide for adults and scratch card game for children. Steam and ramble. The Eskdale cycle trail. Cycle hire at Dalegarth. Fellbites cafe and the Scafell gift shop.
- River Deep Mountain High
Wide range of instructed outdoor activities including: gorge walks, canoeing, abseils, mountain biking, climbing, sailing and more. Fun adventures and leisurely journeys for friends, families, couples and corporate groups. Morning and afternoon sessions plus day-trips, tailor-made events and packages also available. Go out with the experts for value and quality.
- RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve
A popular nature reserve set within the Arnside and Silverdale area of Outstanding Nautural Beauty with an abundance of spectacular wildlife. Our visitor centre has a warm and friendly atmosphere with a tearoom and gift shop in a converted barn. A wide selection of delicious home cooked meals available.
- Steam Yacht Gondola, Coniston Water
A unique and elegant steamboat providing an unrivalled cruising experience. Just like the Victorian passengers of the original Gondola launched in 1859, today's passengers can enjoy a steam-powered cruise in opulently upholstered saloons. Discount vouchers available for the Ruskin Museum and Brantwood.
- The Theatre by the Lake, Keswick
Cumbria's year-round theatre is located by the side of Derwentwater in Keswick. Of particular interest to the Lakeland visitor is the summer season of plays staged each year by the acclaimed resident professional company.
- What's On in the Southern Lake District
A full listing of events in South Lakeland.
- Windermere Lake Cruises
Steamers and lauches sail daily throughout the year between Ambleside, Bowness and Lakeside. Seasonal connections for Brockhole, the Steam Railway, Fell Foot and Ferry House. Evening Cruises and Jazz/Buffet Cruises operate during the summer. Island cruises sail daily from Bowness. Santa Specials, Christmas Lunch Cruises.
- World Peace Cafe
The cafe serves delicious vegetarian food and drinks made from top quality ingredients. A peaceful oasis where you can relax and unwind. Above the cafe is a Meditation Room where we hold regular evening and luchtime meditation classes.
Cinema, restaurant and cafe bar. Cinema with 4 screens, dolby sound and air conditioning. Double Feature - two course dinner and reserved cinema seats. Saturday Night Jazz - contemporary jazz in the cafe bar.