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Lakes Aquarium

Lakeside


"A journey of discovery from the mountains to the sea"

More than 30 spectacular, naturally-themed habitats bring the natural history of the Lake District vividly to life.

Enjoy close encounters with hundreds of amazing creatures including trout, eels, pike, perch, giant crabs, rays and many more.


Lakes Aquarium,
Lakeside,
Newby Bridge,
Cumbria,
LA12 8AS
Tel: 01539 530153
Fax: 01539 530152


www.lakesaquarium.co.uk
 

The Rum Story

Whitehaven

The Rum Story, Whitehaven


"The Dark Spirit of Whitehaven"

The journey starts in a Caribbean rainforest and graphically depicts the story of Rum.

The Rum Story,
Lowther Street,
Whitehaven,
Cumbria,
CA28 7DN
Tel: 01946 592933
Fax: 01946 590595


www.rumstory.co.uk
 

High Head Sculpture Valley

Carlisle


"A feast for the senses... there is so much to see and do, one visit will never be enough"

Magnificent life-size sculptures imaginatively displayed in a natural woodland valley.

High Head Sculpture Valley,
High Head Farm,
Ivegill,
Carlisle,
Cumbria,
CA4 0PJ
Tel/Fax: 01694 73552


www.highheadsculpture valley.co.uk
 
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Wetheriggs Country Pottery

Penrith

Wetheriggs Country Pottery, Penrith

"A working pottery since 1855 which has survived two world wars and the Industrial Revolution"

It is now the only steam powered Country Pottery in the British Isles and, in 1973, was awarded the status of 'Scheduled Industrial Monument' by English Heritage.

Wetheriggs Country Pottery,
Clifton Dykes,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA10 2DH
Tel: 01768 892 733
Fax: 01768 892 722


www.wetheriggs-pottery.co.uk
 

Muncaster Water Mill

Ravenglass

Muncaster Water Mill, Ravenglass


"Working water-powered corn mill"

Victorian machinery in regular use, producing a range of stoneground organic flours and oatmeals.

Muncaster Water Mill,
Ravenglass,
Cumbria,
CA18 1ST
Tel: 01229 717232

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Gincase Farm Park

Silloth


"Farmhouse tearoom, craft barn, gallery and farm park"

The tearoom provides delicious home baking using traditional recipes and local produce.

The Craft Barn and Gallery is a visitors delight. Every item is made by hand in Cumbria and is of the highest quality.

The farm park is home to rare and unusual farm animals and poultry, plus some more familiar ones.

The Gincase Farm Park,
Mawbray,
Hayrigg,
Silloth-on-Solway,
Cumbria,
CA7 4LL
Tel: 016973 32020

www.gincase.co.uk
 

 

Theatre by the Lake

 

The Beacon

Whitehaven

The Beacon, Whitehaven

"Bringing the history of Whitehaven alive"

With a superb harbourside location and looking a bit like a small lighthouse, the Beacon is the home of Whitehaven's Museum - telling the story of the town through the lives of ordinary people.

The Beacon,
West Strand,
Whitehaven,
Cumbria
CA28 7LY
Tel: 01946 592302
Fax: 01946 599025

Web Link
 

Sellafield Visitors Centre

Seascale

Sellafield Visitors Centre

"Now Closed"

The Sellafield Centre no longer operates a visitors centre. It is advisable to contact reception for further information about the facilities on offer.

Sellafield Visitors Centre,
Seascale,
Cumbria,
Tel: 019467 27027

Web Link
 

Lake District Visitor Centre at  Brockhole

Windermere

Brockhole Visitor Centre, Windermere


"More than just a Visitor Centre whatever the weather"

Exciting and innovative displays bring the history, traditions, geology, flora and fauna of the Lake District to life and show how it is looked after for future generations to enjoy.

The Lake District Visitor Centre at Brockhole,
Windermere,
Cumbria,
LA23 1LJ
Tel: 015394 46601
Fax: 015394 45555


www.brockhole.co.uk
 

Aira Force

Penrith

Aira Force, Penrith


"Dramatic walks"


Aira Force waterfalls provide dramatic walks, one of the highlights of the Trustís ownership in this valley, including fell, woodland and six farms (including Glencoyne, the largest).

There is also access to parts of Ullswater and Brotherswater lakes.


Aira Force,
Tower Buildings,
Watermillock,
Penrith,
CA11 0JS


www.nationaltrust.org.uk
 

Peter Hall & Son

Staveley

Peter Hall & Son, Staveley


"Originally established in 1972"

A small family-run business which specialises in creating and restoring fine hand-built furniture, interior design and woodturning.

Peter Hall & Son,
Danes Road,
Staveley,
Kendal,
Cumbria,
LA8 9PL
Tel: 01539 821633
Fax: 01539 821905


www.peter-hall.co.uk
 
 

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