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Hadrian's Wall

Carlisle


"World Heritage Site"

There is more to Hadrian's Wall than a wall.

Forts, milecastles, temples and turrets appear all along and museums, reconstructions and visitor centres bring the whole frontier to life.


www.hadrianswallcountry.co.uk


www.hillwalktours.com/hiking-england/hadrians-wall-path-overview
 

Jennings Brewery

Cockermouth

Jennings Brewery, Cockermouth


"The Taste of the Lake District"

The Castle Brewery site  is in the shadow of historic Cockermouth Castle, from which it  takes its name, at the point where the rivers Cocker and Derwent merge.

The Castle Brewery,
Cockermouth,
Cumbria,
CA13 9NE
Tel: 0845 1297185
Fax: 0845 1297186


www.jenningsbrewery.co.uk
 

Gleaston Water Mill

Ulverston


"A substantial water powered corn mill with the last major rebuild being in the 1770's"

Characteristic of the Cumbrian rural landscape, this imposing watermill and site has been part of the local traditions for over 400 years.

Located close to the ruins of Gleaston Castle, the present building dates from 1774, with the impressive wooden gearing being original to the 1700s.

Visitors to the mill can see the 18 foot (5.5 metre) waterwheel and machinery operating most days.


Gleaston Water Mill,
Gleaston,
Nr. Ulverston,
Cumbria,
LA12 0QH
Tel: 01229 869244


www.watermill.co.uk
 

Ducky's Park Farm
Grange-over-Sands

"
Great Fun at the Farm"

Visitors to the farm can have close contact with a large variety of animals, with special times sat aside to meet the residents and even Dilly the Duck himself !

Ducky's Park Farm,

Moor Lane,
Flookburgh,
Grange-over-Sands,
Cumbria,
LA11 7LS

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Visitor Attractions

The Teapottery

Keswick

The Teapottery, Keswick


"Teatime will never be the same again"

For nearly 20 years these witty and original designs have been sought out by collectors throughout the world.

Teapots have been made in eccentric shapes that range from cakes to cocktail bars and from bubble-cars to bellhops.

www.teapottery.co.uk
 

Tarn Hows

Hawkshead

Tarn Hows, Hawkshead


"Calm & tranquil"

If ever there was a competition for the most popular Lakeland beauty spot Tarn Hows would probably be the winner.

It is easy to see why, and this pretty tarn, enclosed by low and craggy hills, and surrounded by mixed woodland, meadow and scrub, encapsulates all that is so attractive about the Lakes.


www.nationaltrust.org.uk
 

Homes of Football

Ambleside


"Football, photography and the world"

A unique photographic experience of images unrivaled in the world.

An archive of over 65,000 pictures showing the changing face of British and world football over the last 15 years.


The Homes of Football,
100 Lake Road,
Ambleside,
Cumbria,
LA22 0DB
Tel: 015394 34440


www.homesoffootball.co.uk
 

The Puzzling Place

Keswick

The Puzzling Place, Keswick

"Where seeing is not always believing"

See the anti-gravity room, hologram gallery, optical illusions and interactive computer modules with free entry to the puzzle area.

The Puzzling Place,
Museum Square,
Keswick,
Cumbria,
Tel: 017687 75102


www.puzzlingplace.co.uk
 

Lakeland Sheep & Wool Centre
Cockermouth
Lakeland Sheep & Wool Centre, Cockermouth

*** NOW CLOSED ***


Lakeland Sheep & Wool Centre,
On the A66-A5086 roundabout,
Egremont Road,
Cockermouth,
Cumbria,
 

 

Theatre by the Lake

 
World of Beatrix Potter
Bowness-on-Windermere
World of Beatrix Potter, Bowness-on-Windermere

"A magical day out for all the family young and old"

In an indoor re-creation of the Lakeland countryside, complete with sights, sounds and even smells, discover Peter Rabbit eating radishes in Mr. McGregor's garden.

See Jemima Puddle-duck amongst the foxgloves; and Mrs.Tiggy-winkle, the washerwoman, bustling about in her kitchen.

The Peter Rabbit tales of Beatrix Potter brought lovingly to life.


The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction,
The Old Laundry,
Bowness-on-Windermere,
Cumbria,
LA23 3BX
Tel: 015394 88444 
Fax: 015394 40870


www.hop-skip-jump.com
 

Adrian Sankey Glassmakers
Ambleside
Adrian Sankey Glassmakers, Ambleside

"Glowing Furnaces and Working Glass Makers"

An exciting open workshop where you can watch highly talented makers transform molten material into glass.

Adrian Sankey,
Rydal Road,
Ambleside,
Cumbria,
LA22 9AN
Tel: 015394 33039
Fax: 015394 31139


www.glassmakers.co.uk
 

Honister Slate Mine

Borrowdale


"
The last working slate mine in England"

Guided mine tours deep underground, browse the visitor centre.

Learn the history of the best and most beautiful Honister Green Slate.

Join a mine tour and go deep underground.

Explore the awesome caverns, learn how the Victorian miners worked using hand tools by candle light.

Honister Slate Mine,

Honister Pass,
Borrowdale,,
Keswick,
Cumbria,
CA12 5XN
Tel: 017687 77230

www.honister-slate-mine.co.uk
 
Lakeland Miniature Village
Grange-over-Sands

"Cumbria's only miniature village"

Over 140 buildings made from local Coniston slate including houses, farms and barns which create the Lakeland landscape. 

Under construction is the new Japanese Tea House overlooking our Japanese Garden. 

The model village has been growing over the last 11 years, but will be a few years yet before it is completed.


Lakeland Miniature Village,
Coach House,
Winder Lane,
Flookburgh
Grange-over-Sands,
Cumbria,
LA11 7LE
Tel: 01539 58500


www.lakelandminiature village.com
 

Brewery Arts Centre
Kendal
Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

"Former 1930's brewery now turned to theatre, music and films"

Well-established part of the cultural life of South Lakeland which stages plays, concerts and exhibitions throughout the year and includes a theatre, cinemas and bar.

Brewery Arts Centre,
122A Highgate,
Kendal,
Cumbria,
LA9 4HE
Tel: 01539 725 133
Fax: 01539 730 257


www.breweryarts.co.uk
 

Predator Experience
Cartmel

"Bird of prey falconry days, reptile and mammal experiences"

The most amazing falconry days and wolf experiences you can imagine.

Predator Experience,
Barn Close,
Ayside,
Cartmel,
Grange-over-Sands,
Cumbria,
LA11 6HY
Tel: 07500 956348

www.predatorexperience.co.uk
 
 

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