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Our Top 10 Visitor Attractions in the Lake District

Cumbria and the Lake District has plenty to offer visitors in addition to the obvious natural beauty of the lakes and fells.


We have selected our favourite top 10 (in no particular order) Lake District attractions - purely subjective but all worth a visit! Please click the highlighted link for more information on each of these things to do in Cumbria.

We are always looking to improve the information we have on Lake District attractions and things to do. If you would like to recommend or advertise your Lake District or Cumbrian attraction, please contact us. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, please note our terms of use.

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Wastwater

Wastwater was voted "Britain’s favourite view" in a 2007 television survey and any visitor there would have to agree. Its enchanting beauty captivates the mind.



Ullswater Steamers, Ullswater

The Ullswater Steamers run on “England’s Most beautiful Lake”, Ullswater, between Glenridding, Howtown and Pooley Bridge. A perfect way to see the lake and experience the beauty of the surrounding fells.

017684 82229


Mirehouse near Keswick

Mirehouse is a family home with close links to Alfred Lord Tennyson. Beautiful house and grounds by Bassenthwaite near Keswick. Garden also includes the poetry walk, rhododendron tunnel and bee garden.



017687 72287


Farm Experience Days at Crookabeck Farm in Patterdale

Crookabeck Farm in Patterdale offers ½ and full days getting hands-on with their flocks of Herdwick Sheep, Angora Goats and their Chickens. Help out with lambing, work their sheepdog Fly, feed the aniamls, learn about their welfare, get loads of fresh air and have lots of fun! Pre-booking essential.

07747 587635


Aira Force, Ullswater

Aira Force is a spectacular National Trust managed waterfall next to Ullswater. As well as the waterfall itself, visitors can walk down to the lake shore. Excellent tea room also on site.


Rheged, Penrith.

Rheged is the largest grass covered building in Europe, and offers a wealth of attractions and shops, as well as two excellent cafes.

01768 868000


Threlkeld mining Museum, near Keswick

The Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum is situated three miles east of Keswick and offers activities for all the family, from budding geologists to hopeful prospectors. Includes underground tour and mineral panning.

01768 779747


Trotters World of Animals, Bassenthwaite

Trotters World of Animals has a great selection of animals on show, from Meerkats to Zebras. Indoor and outdoor play areas, cafe and tearoom also available.

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017687 76239


Helvellyn

The third highest fell in the Lake District but one of the most popular and beautiful, with truly spectacular panoramic views from the summit.


Wastwater
Sailing on Ullswater
Sailing in The Lake District
The Ullswater Yacht Club is a friendly sailing club in a great location. Great events and races throughout the year. New members welcome.
Lake District Farm Experiences