Explore an enchanting world where all 23 magical stories are brought to life in 3D, recreating the Lake District countryside. Meet Peter Rabbit and step into Mr McGregor’s Garden. With free activity book for kids, a family friendly café and world-famous gift shop, everyone can enjoy a bit of Beatrix Potter magic, whatever the weather!
Enjoy the spectacular mountain scenery, on a leisurely sightseeing cruise on Lake Windermere. Cruises are available between Ambleside, Bowness and Lakeside. The traditional steamers, Swan, Teal and Tern, and the larger launches, have coffee shops and licensed bars and all vessels have comfortable saloons and sun decks.
Situated between Windermere and Ambleside, Brockhole has a magnificent lakeside setting offering fun for all the family, including an adventure playground, exhibitions, fabulous gardens, information centre, gift shop and cafe.
Travel through time on the Lake District's only Standard Gauge Preserved railway. Relax as you travel back in time through the ever changing scenery of the Leven Valley to Lakeside at the foot of Windermere
Embark upon a journey of discovery from the mountains to the sea, situated next to the station at Lakeside. The aquarium features the UK's largest collection of freshwater fish, watch the mischievous otters being fed and the diving ducks as well as an array of other aquatic animals found in and around the Lake District.
Blackwell is one of England's most important surviving houses from the turn of the 20th century. Designed by MH Baille Scott between 1898 and 1900, it is a superb example of the arts and crafts movement. It occupies a stunning position overlooking Windermere in the English Lake District and has in recent years been restored and opened to the public as a gallery for craft and applied arts.