Steamer on Lake Windermere

Lake District Attractions

There is so much to see and do from your Lodge on the Lake base. Here is a selection of ideas...

Lake District Towns and Villages

Find interesting shops, cafés, restaurants and cosy pubs in characterful Lake District towns and villages - Bowness, Windermere, Kendal, Grasmere, Ambleside, Keswick, Coniston, Grange-over-Sands

Attractions and Gardens

  • Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top House at Sawrey
  • The World of Beatrix Potter in Bowness
  • Cinema in Bowness
  • Ruskin Museum, Coniston
  • Wordsworth House and Gardens, Grasmere
  • Steamer rides on Lakes Windermere and Ullswater
  • Theatre by the Lake in Keswick
  • Hole Hird Gardens, Troutbeck

Some Great Lakes Walks

  • Scafell Pike – The highest mountain in England
  • Old Man of Coniston – Take this classic Lake District walk to The Old Man Of Coniston, Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston Village
  • The Langdale Pikes from Old Dungeon Ghyll
  • Orrest Head – a pleasant woodland walk and an easy fell to ‘conquer’. Excellent views from the summit
  • Easedale Tarn from Grasmere – A perfect stroll for a picnic
  • Tarn Hows – Find easy walking around this popular Lake District beauty spot
  • Catbells - A short, sharp, steep climb richly rewarded by the views of mountains and lakes.

Outdoor Activities

  • Brockhole House and Gardens with Treetop Trek tree-top challenges
  • Grizedale Forest Go Ape tree-top challenges
  • Nearby public swimming pool
  • Cycle and walking route along Windermere to Wrea Castle
  • Windermere 18-hole golf course
  • Sailing, water skiing, canoeing on Windermere
  • Ambleside Climbing Wall
  • Free fishing on Windermere, Ullswater and Coniston. Stocked trout on Esthwaite.
  • Pony Trekking in Troutbeck
Visit Beatrix Potter attractions
Steamer on Lake Ullswater
View from Coniston Old Man
Tree top adventures