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Lake District and Cumbria things to do for children

Top 10 Children’s Attractions in the Lake District

Cumbria and the Lake District has a great selection of attractions for children of all ages, as well as giving them a chance to explore the natural splendour of the Lakes and Fells.


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


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


Holker Hall, Grange over Sands

Marketed as “Everything that makes Cumbria so beautiful in one magnificent estate” - a wonderful house and gardens, with the excellent motor museum and award winning restaurant means that all the family will enjoy a day out at Holker Hall.

015395 58328


Wetheriggs, Clifton Dykes, near Penrith

Wetheriggs is an old 19th century pottery that is now home to a range of studios and galleries with an excellent tea room and cafe. Victorian petting zoo which is a rescue centre for animals. Also an outdoor play area and exhibitions on the original pottery, including working display of the stream engine and the original Kilns.


 01768 892733


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


The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Windermere

All 23 of Beatrix's Potters Tales are brought to life at this popular Windermere tourist attraction. Long queues but worth the wait!

015394 88444