Activities in the Lake District and Cumbria

Looking for something to do in the Lake District, other than walking on the fells? Here is a selection of activities and ideas for grown ups, families and children in the Lake District.

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Lakeland Motor Museum

The fascinating Lakeland Motor Museum in the picturesque Leven Valley at Backbarrow hosts a unique road transport collection of some 30,000 exhibits and also features many non-motoring additions.
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Brewery Arts Centre

Brewery Arts Centre

The Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal is a multi-purpose arts complex.
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Lakeland Maze Farm Park

Children's activities including maize mazes, farm animals and play areas, including go karts, sand pit, trampolines & inflatable slide and is the ideal venue for children's parties.
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Ullswater Steamers

Ullswater Steamers

Ullswater Steamers offer great days out with cruises and events on Ullswater, England's most beautiful lake
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Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

A visit to the Lakes is not complete without experiencing Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway which connects the Lake District's coast to its highest mountain.
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Live For Today Adventures in the Lake District

Adventure activities include high ropes, raft building, canoeing and kayaking, rock climbing, bushcraft, orienteering and abseiling.
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Laurel & Hardy Museum

The world-famous museum allows you to view a huge range of Laurel and Hardy memorabilia and watch Stan and Ollie's classic films.
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The Old Laundry Theatre

The Old Laundry Theatre

A 270-seat theatre, which is a thriving cultural hub for residents and visitors to the Lake District.
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Windermere Lake Cruises

Enjoy a great Windermere cruise with Windermere Lake Cruises and enjoy spectacular Lakeland views from England's largest lake.
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Mountain Adventure Lake District

Mountain Adventure Lake District

Offering exciting outdoor activities, mountain challenge events, navigation training courses and skills courses in the Lake District and Cumbria.
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World of Beatrix Potter Attraction

The Attraction in Bowness-on-Windermere brings all 23 of Beatrix Potter's tales to life including characters Jemima Puddle-Duck, Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, Flopsy Bunnies and Peter Rabbit.
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Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway

Runs steam trains along the scenic Leven valley, from Haverthwaite Station to Lakeside Pier at the southern end of Windermere in the Lake District.
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Steam Yacht Gondola Cruises on Coniston

A beautifully-rebuilt Victorian steam powered passenger yacht that sails on Coniston water.
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