Things To Do with Kids in the Lake District & Cumbria

OK so it sometimes rains in the Lake District! Even when it's fine the kids don't always want to go fell walking. Here are some ideas of things to do with the children in and around the Lake District.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Natland Mill Beck Ice Cream Parlour

An ice cream parlour and cafe in Kendal which is a great place to visit with children - enjoy a drink or home cooked meal whilst the children look at the animals in the petting area.
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