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Beatrix Potter Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside

Beatrix Potter Gallery, Main Street, Ambleside, Cumbria


Discover the Story behind Beatrix Potter Discover the life of one of the worlds most beloved childrens authors at the Beatrix Potter Gallery near Ambleside where you can enjoy an exhibition of her original drawings and watercolours.... more

The Riverside Spa [Spa]

Rothay Garden Hotel, Broadgate, Grasmere

The Riverside Spa, Rothay Garden Hotel, Grasmere, Cumbria

Imagine this: relaxing in a spa pool in utter tranquility looking out across the wilds of the Lake District. Some may claim it is the spa dream yet that’s the reality waiting for you at the Riverside Spa at Rothay Garden in Cumbria, whose circular... more

The Old Courthouse Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Market Pl, Ambleside

The Old Courthouse Gallery, Market Pl, Ambleside, Cumbria

Based in the historic old courthouse, in the market place in Ambleside, this gallery occupies three floors. Having established a strong reputation for supporting high quality arts and craft workmanship, the Old Courthouse Gallery continues to... more

Abbot Hall Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Kendal

Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria

Built in 1759, Abbot Hall in Kendal started life as a family home but over the centuries fell into disrepair and has been used for everything from a nursery to a bank. A grade II listed building in great danger of falling apart, it was saved by a... more

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Castle Street, Carlisle

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Castle Street, Carlisle, Cumbria

Tullie House Museum has refurbished two of its permanent galleries to improve the display of its nationally important collection of Pre-Raphaelite art. This exciting development incorporates new interpretation including an innovative multimedia... more

Hutton-In-The-Forest [Historic House]

Penrith

Hutton-In-The-Forest, Penrith, Cumbria

The historic house at Hutton-In-The-Forest is based on a medieval pele tower, with substantial additions in 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Entrance is through the medieval Stone Hall, hung with a variety of weapons. The new hall has a Cupid... more

Lake District National Park [Attraction / Activity]

Murley Moss, Oxenholme Road, Kendal

Lake District National Park, Murley Moss, Kendal, Cumbria


Explore The Lake District National Park The Lake District National Park, tucked into the north west corner of England, hardly needs any introduction, such is its fame across the UK as one of the most beautiful spots in Britain.... more

Muncaster Castle [Historic House]

Ravenglass

Muncaster Castle, Ravenglass, Cumbria


Discover the fascinating History of Muncaster Castle, Cumbria Muncaster Castle, home of the Pennington family since 1208, is probably built on Roman foundations. Anthony Salvin remodelled the Castle in the 1860s. The Great Hall is... more

Levens Hall [Historic House]

Kendal

Levens Hall, Kendal, Cumbria

Levens Hall is an Elizabethan mansion, built around a 13th century Pele tower, converted into a gentleman´s residence and home of the Bagot family, containing fine panelling, plasterwork and period furniture. Also paintings by Rubens, Lely and Cuyp... more

The Dock Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

North Road, Barrow-in-Furness

The Dock Museum, North Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

Barrow-in-Furness transformed in the 19th and 20th century from small farming community to one of Britain’s most formidable ship builders and The Dock Museum tells the tale of the metamorphosis. The museum is built over an original Victorian graving... more

South Lakes Wild Animal Park [Attraction / Activity]

Broughton Road, Dalton-in-Furness

South Lakes Wild Animal Park, Broughton Road, Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria

There’s something rather lovely about standing on a raised deck and proffering some foliage up to a giraffe to devour on a Wednesday morning in Dalton-In-Furness - it sort of makes you feel like you’ve elevated yourself from the daily grind. Other... more

Hutton-In-The-Forest [Garden]

Penrith

Hutton-In-The-Forest, Penrith, Cumbria

Hutton-in-the-Forest´s Walled Garden is the main attraction dating from the 1730s. It contains an increasing collection of herbaceous plants, as well as many fruits trained to the walls, at its most beautiful in the summer months. The Terraces round... more

Holker Hall & Gardens [Historic House]

Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands

Holker Hall & Gardens, Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria

Holker Hall: This beautiful Victorian House, with it's 24 acres of formal and woodland gardens and 125 acres of deer park, is one of the treasures of the stunning South Lakes area. The warm 'lived in' atmosphere of the Hall continues to charm... more

The Rum Story [Attraction / Activity]

Lowther Street, Whitehaven

The Rum Story, Lowther Street, Whitehaven, Cumbria

Not that we are suggesting that it rains much in the Lake District, but The Rum Story in Whitehaven makes for a great little place to while away an afternoon should the heavens open. Based in the original Georgian premises of the Jefferson family who... more

Muncaster Gardens [Garden]

Ravenglass

Muncaster Gardens, Ravenglass, Cumbria


Discover the fascinating History of Muncaster Castle, Cumbria Muncaster Castle and gardens described by John Ruskin as the `Gateway to Paradise´with over 70 acres of glorious gardens set around the castle, featuring plants and... more

Holker Hall & Gardens [Garden]

Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands

Holker Hall & Gardens, Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria

Situated between the South Lakeland hills and Morecambe Bay, Holker Hall and Gardens combine the beauty of nature with the richness of heritage. They are highly acclaimed and offer a richness and varity peculiar to the special micro-climate of the... more

Dalemain [Garden]

Penrith

Dalemain, Penrith, Cumbria

Dalemain is a delightful and fascinating 5 acre Lake District garden, just two miles from Ullswater and provides a haven of tranquillity. Richly planted herbaceous borders, Rose Walk with over 100 old-fashioned roses and ancient apple trees of named... more

Carlisle Golf Club [Golf Course]

Aglionby, Carlisle

Carlisle Golf Club, Aglionby, Carlisle, Cumbria

Situated amongst mature trees in gently undulating parkland, Carlisle is one of most attractive and testing courses in northern England and has hosted the regional qualifying for the Open Championship. You cannot relax at Carlisle, a perfect example... more

Sizergh [Garden]

Kendal

Sizergh, Kendal, Cumbria


Discover the Fascinating Sizergh Castle Sizergh Castle´s garden has two lakes and a superb rock garden. All this is set in a 1600 acre estate crossed by public footpaths, providing short walks from the castle to dramatic viewpoints... more

The Lakes Distillery [Attraction / Activity]

Bassenthwaite Lake, Cumbria, Setmurthy

The Lakes Distillery, Bassenthwaite Lake, Setmurthy, Cumbria

The Lakes Distillery opened its doors in December 2014 and in just 18 months has become one of Cumbria’s leading experiential tourist attractions and the only distillery in Cumbria. The Lakes Distillery has a range of facilities for visitors to... more

Sizergh [Historic House]

Kendal

Sizergh, Kendal, Cumbria


Discover the Fascinating Sizergh Castle The medieval Sizergh Castle has been the home of the Strickland family for over 750 years. The 14th century tower was extended in Tudor times. It has an exceptional series of oak-panelled... more

Jennings Brothers [Attraction / Activity]

The Castle Brewery, Cockermouth

Jennings Brothers, The Castle Brewery, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Ah, beer. There’s something very satisfying about finding out just how they make the amber nectar and the tour at Jennings Brothers traditional brewery is full of fascinating information. These guys have been brewing beer on this site in the shadow... more

The Organic Spa [Spa]

The Wordsworth Hotel, Grasmere

The Organic Spa, The Wordsworth Hotel, Grasmere, Cumbria

Balance your exhaustive walks around the beautiful Lake District with a more slow-paced and calming experience. At the Organic Spa, part of the luxury Wordsworth Hotel, find time to rest overworked minds and limbs. Breathe in heady scents and indulge... more

Appleby Manor Hotel & Garden Spa [Spa]

Roman Road, Appleby-in-Westmorland

Appleby Manor Hotel & Garden Spa, Roman Road, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria

The Garden Spa is a luxury spa on the edge of the Lake District Our philosophy is simple; from the moment you arrive we want you to enjoy feeling totally relaxed and indulged. Whether you are spending a couple of hours, a day or a Spa break with... more

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Castle Street, Carlisle

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Castle Street, Carlisle, Cumbria

Tullie House Museum has refurbished two of its permanent galleries to improve the display of its nationally important collection of Pre-Raphaelite art. This exciting development incorporates new interpretation including an innovative multimedia... more

Headlam Hall Hotel, Spa & Golf [Spa]

Headlam, Near Gainford, Darlington

Headlam Hall Hotel, Spa & Golf, Headlam, Darlington, Durham

Headlam Spa is a rural retreat in the picturesque countryside of Teesdale and stands next to the superb Headlam Hall Hotel, a Jacobean mansion steeped in character. The facilities include a 14m deck-level pool with water jet feature, outdoor... more

Housesteads Roman Fort & Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Haydon Bridge

Housesteads Roman Fort & Museum, Haydon Bridge, Northumberland


Go Back in time and Experience the Life of a Roman Soldier at Housesteads Roman Fort on Hadrians wall Set on Hadrians wall, Housesteads Roman Fort is home to stunning panoramic views of Northumberland and a fantastic educational... more

Northumberland National Park [Attraction / Activity]

Eastburn, South Park, Hexham

Northumberland National Park, Eastburn, Hexham, Northumberland

Northumberland National Park, the land of the far horizons - a landscape of limitless beauty from Hadrian's Wall to the Cheviot Hills. Spread over the hills and valleys at the very top of England, but right in the centre of Britain, Northumberland... more

Leighton Hall [Historic House]

Carnforth

Leighton Hall, Carnforth, Lancashire

Award winning Leighton Hall is the lived-in house of the famous furniture making Gillow dynasty. A visit to Leighton is an opportunity to unravel the fascinating past of this ancient, Lancashire family and wander through the spectacular grounds and... more

Leighton Hall [Garden]

Carnforth

Leighton Hall, Carnforth, Lancashire

Award winning, Leighton Hall is the lived-in house of the famous furniture making Gillow dynasty, nestling in a bowl of parkland against a spectacular backdrop of the Lakeland Fells. The estate stretches over 1,550 acres and is well worth exploring.... more

The Lakes Distillery [Attraction / Activity]

Bassenthwaite Lake, Cumbria, Setmurthy

The Lakes Distillery, Bassenthwaite Lake, Setmurthy, Cumbria

The Lakes Distillery opened its doors in December 2014 and in just 18 months has become one of Cumbria’s leading experiential tourist attractions and the only distillery in Cumbria. The Lakes Distillery has a range of facilities for visitors to... more

Millgate House [Garden]

Richmond

Millgate House, Richmond, North Yorkshire

Millgate House has a spectacular, small, enclosed town garden with a blissful secluded setting, amazing views and all year round interest. Immensely stylish, ever changing, with winter structure and summer lushness. The garden is packed with ferns,... more

The Auckland Project [Garden]

The Auckland Castle Trust, Market Place, Bishop Auckland

The Auckland Project, The Auckland Castle Trust, Bishop Auckland, Durham

Auckland Castle was built as one of the primary castles and hunting lodges of the Prince Bishop of Durham. From the 1600s onwards the Prince Bishops used their increasing wealth to create a country retreat that reflected their semi-royal position,... more

Holker Hall & Gardens [Historic House]

Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands

Holker Hall & Gardens, Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria

Holker Hall: This beautiful Victorian House, with it's 24 acres of formal and woodland gardens and 125 acres of deer park, is one of the treasures of the stunning South Lakes area. The warm 'lived in' atmosphere of the Hall continues to charm... more

Holker Hall & Gardens [Garden]

Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands

Holker Hall & Gardens, Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria

Situated between the South Lakeland hills and Morecambe Bay, Holker Hall and Gardens combine the beauty of nature with the richness of heritage. They are highly acclaimed and offer a richness and varity peculiar to the special micro-climate of the... more

Chesters Fort & Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Chollerford, Humshaugh, Hexham

Chesters Fort & Museum, Chollerford, Hexham, Northumberland


Discover the Life of Roman Solider at Chesters Fort & Museum on Hadrian's Wall Part of Hadrian’s Wall and built in 122-123AD, Chesters Fort & Museum is the best-preserved Roman cavalry fort in Britain and allows visitors to explore... more

Brancepeth Castle Golf Club [Golf Course]

Durham

Brancepeth Castle Golf Club, Durham

Brancepeth Castle has some of the finest par threes and can claim to be one of the North-East's most picturesque courses. Designed by Harry Colt and at 6,400 yards and with a par of 70 it's a sound test. The first thing you notice are the rippling... more

Diggerland [Attraction / Activity]

Langley Park, Durham

Diggerland, Langley Park, Durham


Diggerland Adventure Park experience Adventure park offering experiences where children ride and drive full-size diggers, with over 18 rides to enjoy. Test your skills on the Dumper Trucks. Find buried treasure. Knock down the... more

Jennings Brothers [Attraction / Activity]

The Castle Brewery, Cockermouth

Jennings Brothers, The Castle Brewery, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Ah, beer. There’s something very satisfying about finding out just how they make the amber nectar and the tour at Jennings Brothers traditional brewery is full of fascinating information. These guys have been brewing beer on this site in the shadow... more

Gresgarth Hall [Garden]

Caton

Gresgarth Hall, Caton, Lancashire

Since moving to Gresgarth Hall in 1978 with her family, world-renowned landscape designer and plantswoman Arabella Lennox-Boyd has created one of the most exciting gardens in England, beautifully marrying the best of Italian style and British... more

The Spa at Rockliffe Hall [Spa]

Rockliffe Hall Hotel, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington

The Spa at Rockliffe Hall, Rockliffe Hall Hotel, Darlington, Durham

The Spa at Rockliffe Hall offers 50,000 square feet of space to unwind, relax and indulge. Experience some of the truly sensational treatments and therapies whilst spa butlers keep you refreshed with champagne and freshly squeezed juices. For the... more

Rockliffe Hall Hotel [Golf Course]

Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington

Rockliffe Hall Hotel, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington, Durham

Rockliffe Hall on the bank of the River Tees is clearly constructed to host major events. A par 72, 7,879-yard challenge from the championship tees, but with four alternative tee positions to appease players of all abilities. Built in 2009 by Marc... more

Durham Cathedral [Attraction / Activity]

The Chapter Office, The College, Durham

Durham Cathedral, The Chapter Office, Durham

Durham Cathedral has iconic status throughout the north-east of England, and deserves its reputation as being amongst the finest examples of Norman architecture remaining in Europe. Though a historic attraction, the Cathedral continues to hold... more

Beamish- The Living Museum of the North [Museum / Art Gallery]

Beamish, Chester-le-Street

Beamish- The Living Museum of the North, Beamish, Chester-le-Street, Durham

Immerse yourself in 19th and 20th century northern life in the fabulous Beamish, The North of England Open Air Museum, in County Durham. This giant site (easily navigable by trams, charabancs and omnibuses) is dedicated to showcasing how people lived... more

Close House Hotel & Golf [Golf Course]

Heddon on the Wall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Close House Hotel & Golf, Heddon on the Wall, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear

Opened by the club’s attached touring professional Lee Westwood in May 2011, the championship Lee Westwood Colt course at Close House is a typical, thoughtfully-designed English parkland lay-out offering a rich variety of outstanding holes through... more

Muncaster Castle [Historic House]

Ravenglass

Muncaster Castle, Ravenglass, Cumbria


Discover the fascinating History of Muncaster Castle, Cumbria Muncaster Castle, home of the Pennington family since 1208, is probably built on Roman foundations. Anthony Salvin remodelled the Castle in the 1860s. The Great Hall is... more

Muncaster Gardens [Garden]

Ravenglass

Muncaster Gardens, Ravenglass, Cumbria


Discover the fascinating History of Muncaster Castle, Cumbria Muncaster Castle and gardens described by John Ruskin as the `Gateway to Paradise´with over 70 acres of glorious gardens set around the castle, featuring plants and... more

South Lakes Wild Animal Park [Attraction / Activity]

Broughton Road, Dalton-in-Furness

South Lakes Wild Animal Park, Broughton Road, Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria

There’s something rather lovely about standing on a raised deck and proffering some foliage up to a giraffe to devour on a Wednesday morning in Dalton-In-Furness - it sort of makes you feel like you’ve elevated yourself from the daily grind. Other... more

Swinton Park [Spa]

Masham, Ripon

Swinton Park, Masham, Ripon, North Yorkshire

The Swinton Estate offers a wide range of activities from Falconry Experiences to Cookery Courses. As a hotel guest, you have use of the Country Club and Spa facilities from 3pm on the day of your arrival to 11am on the day of departure. These... more

Thorp Perrow Arboretum [Garden]

Bedale

Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Bedale, North Yorkshire

Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Woodland Garden & Falconry Centre, the arboretum has 85 acres of woodland walks. It is one of the largest and rarest collections of trees and shrubs in the north of England and holds five National Collections - Ash, Lime,... more

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