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  • Explore the birthplace and former childhood home of poet William Wordsworth.A visit to the Lake District wouldn’t be complete without looking round the birthplace and former home of one of its most fa

  • A selection of exhibitions ranging from history and archeaology, wildlife and geology, and fine and decorative arts.One of the largest art galleries in the north of England, Grade I listed Tullie Hous

  • An action-packed indoor and outdoor day out for all the family at this popular park.If it's a family day out to keep the little ones busy then look no further than Walby Farm Park.

  • An award winning zoo that allows you to get up close to a wide range of animals from across the world.Located close to Dalton-in-Furness in the Lake District is South Lakes Safari Zoo, an award winnin

  • Take in the views across the North Pennines as the steam and diesel trains wind through the countryside.The highest narrow gauge railway in the North of England, the South Tynedale Railway winds for o

  • Townend is beautifully located on the side of a hill overlooking the Troutbeck Valley close to Windermere and Ambleside. In fact, author Beatrix Potter once described this area as her favourite i

  • Take a tour around this impressive castle and explore its extensive grounds.Overlooking the River Esk, Grade I listed Muncaster Castle dominates the landscape here in the countryside close to the coas

  • Former home of William Wordsworth, explore his life and discover exhibitons of his work at this cottage and museum.Discover the life of William Wordsworth at Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum loc

  • See exciting demonstration and live displays of various species of birds of prey.Set within the walled grounds of Lowther Castle near Penrith is Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre.The centre is home to over

  • Beautifully positioned in the countryside and with a rich history of the Quaker movement.Set amidst the natural beauty of the Lake District near Ulverston sits Grade II listed Swarthmoor Hall, a beaut


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