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  • Take a tour around this historic 16th century house and former home of the Wordsworth family.Set in the heart of the Lake District between Ambleside and Grasmere is Rydal Mount and Garden, a historic

  • A fantastic family day out at this award winning wildlife park in the heart of the Lake District.Located close to Keswick, the Lake District Wildlife Park is an award winning animal attraction set wit

  • 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

  • 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

  • A celebration of the heritage of the Ruskin area combined with exhibitions relating to coppermines, farming, slate geology and lace.

  • 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

  • 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

  • Take in the scenery along one of the most breathtaking rail lines in the UK.Undoubtedly one of the most scenic railway routes in the country, the Settle-Carlisle Line runs for 73 miles through some of

  • A large collection of motoring memorabilia including a fascinating exhibition into the land water speed record set by Sir Malcolm Campbell.Located in the Leven Valley in Backbarrow at the so

  • Combine the nostalgia of the railway with a boat excursion on this unique attraction.Journey through Central Lakeland on this unique train/boat connection which runs from Haverthwaite at the southern


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