Houses and Gardens
Levens Hall and Gardens
Elizabethan home containing fine jacobean furniture, superb paneling and plasterwork. Beautiful topiary gardens laid out in1694.
Sizergh Castle and Garden, National Trust
Dating back to the 14th centuary with fine furniture and old portraits. The inlaid chamber is an exceptional example of wood panelling. The gardens house the national collection of hardy ferns and a superb limestone rock garden.
Holker Hall and Gardens
Victorian family home of Lord and Lady Cavendish, surrounded by formal and woodland gardens a delight in the spring when the rhododendrons are in flower.
Holehird Gardens, Lakeland Horticultural Society
Situated in a 17 acre site above Windermere with splendid views of the lake and mountains this is the home of three national plant collections: Astilbe, Hydrangea and Polystichum. A beautiful garden well worth a visit.
Lakeland Wildlife Oasis. www.wildlifeoasis.co.uk
South Lakes Wild Animal Park. www.wildanimalpark.co.uk
Lakes Aquarium. www.lakesaquarium.co.uk
Lakeland Motor Museum. www.lakelandmotormuseum.co.uk
Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway. www.lakesiderailway.co.uk
Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. www.ravenglass-railway.co.uk
Windermere Lake Cruises. www.windermere-lakecruises.co.uk
Ulswater Steamers. www.ullswater-steamers.co.uk