It is no secret that the Lake District has a plethora of activities and places to see while in town. No matter what your interest is in history, outdoor adventures, or enjoying local fare, you can find something for everyone in this lovely town. One of the best ways to find out about the major “happenings” in an area is to see out a full-service marina. There you will find so many resources! We will identify 5 places to see while you are traveling to the Lake District. While there is much more to see, we cannot cover everything in this article. For more information on the Lake District and to plan your trip, be sure to take a look at this guide as it will provide additional information that was not shared in this article.
- Ducky’s Park Farm. If you have small children, you will certainly want to plan activities in which they too can partake and enjoy themselves. At Ducky’s Park Farm, there are activities for adults and children alike. Wander through the Lakeland Maize Maze and try not to get lost!
- Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway. After enjoying the farm, be sure to take your family to the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway where you can take a look at a steam railway. The trains depart from here to travel to the only coastal village in the Lake District, called Ravenglass. Take a ride on the train with your family and you will get to see miles and miles of beautiful landscapes. This activity is great after a long day when you want to sit for a bit and relax.
- World of Beatrix Potter. For children and adults alike, the World of Beatrix Potter is a must see. From the famous kids story of Peter Rabbit, you will be able to see scenes from the book come to life right before your eyes.
- Ambleside. While visiting child-friendly places can be enjoyable, there are also many things to do in the Lake District that will appeal to adults. One of these places is Ambleside. Known for it’s beautiful buildings and clean streets, this city boasts with pride because of its wonderful speciality shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as historic artifacts such as the Bridge House. The Bridge House is one of the most photographed places in all of Lakeland as it is poised over a waterfall and often has flowers growing around it. The Bridge House is also listed in the 17th Century National Trust.
Lakes. For those who love to spend their holiday on the water, there are several gorgeous lakes to choose from. Whether you want to spend time on a cruise such as the Windermere Lake Cruises or if you would rather hire or buy used motor boats for sale, you can have a wonderful time on the water. Lake Windermere is one of the largest of lakes in England and provides breathtaking views of surrounding mountain peaks and towns. Windermere is known to be a very romantic spot so be sure to consider taking your special someone to this space for a walk or boat ride. You will be sure to have a memorable time.