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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

Lakeside Hotel on Lake Windermere, Lakeside

Bathe in Beauty and Wellbeing Discover the sanctuary of our pool and spa, and feel your cares melt away... Lakeside is the only Aveda destination spa in England, offering a complete range of facial and body treatments to purify, nourish and... 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

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

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

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

Levens Hall [Garden]

Kendal

Levens Hall, Kendal, Cumbria

Levens Hall is one of England´s glories, a 17th century formal garden with a magnificent topiary. Depending on the time of your visit, you will find colourful, vivid spring or summer bedding, planted annually with 15000 plants, making it one of the... more

Ullswater Steamers [Attraction / Activity]

The Pier House, Glenridding

Ullswater Steamers, The Pier House, Glenridding, Cumbria


Discover Ullswater Steamers Award-winning heritage visitor attraction Ullswater ‘Steamers’ have been sailing on England’s most beautiful lake since 1859. Referred to as the Dark Lake in Arthurian legend, and inspiration for famous... 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Acorn Bank Garden [Garden]

Temple Sowerby, Penrith

Acorn Bank Garden, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria


Take a Stroll through Acorn Bank Garden Acorn Bank Garden, a pretty walled garden in Temple Sowerby, near Penrith, is home to more than 200 species of herbs plus some delightful fruit orchards. A National Trust property, this is... 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

Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry [Museum / Art Gallery]

Abbot Hall, Kendal

Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry, Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria

Museum of Lakeland Life, situated in the stable block of Abbot Hall Art Gallery tells the story of how Lakeland folk lived and entertained themselves in the Lake District from the 18th century, before cars and railways. There are recreated farmhouse... 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

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

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

Yorkshire Dales National Park [Attraction / Activity]

Yoredale, Bainbridge, Leyburn

Yorkshire Dales National Park, Yoredale, Leyburn, North Yorkshire

Explore the Stunning Beauty of The Yorkshire Dales National Park The Yorkshire Dales National Park has outstanding scenery, a range of wildlife habitats and a rich cultural heritage. It’s a special place – a fantastic outdoor arena for... 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

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

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

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

Ascot Studios [Museum / Art Gallery]

Bee Mill, Preston Road, Ribchester

Ascot Studios, Bee Mill, Ribchester, Lancashire

Showcasing local, national and international artists, Ascot Studios in Ribchester in the Ribble Valley, Lancs, is one of the leading independent art galleries in Britain. It is housed in a converted industrial north light building with high ceilings... more

Blackpool Zoo [Attraction / Activity]

East Park Drive, Blackpool

Blackpool Zoo, East Park Drive, Blackpool, Lancashire


Learn all about the animals of Blackpool Zoo A vast 32 acres spreads out before you and you can hear the weird and wonderful calls of the lions and monkeys before you’ve even got through reception. In all, there are more than 1500... more

Killhope [Museum / Art Gallery]

The North of England Lead Mining Museum, Nr Cowshill, Upper Weardale, Bishop Auckland

Killhope, The North of England Lead Mining Museum, Bishop Auckland, Durham

Explores the life of North Pennine lead mining families. Visitors walk down the original mine tunnel and discover the working conditions of Victorian miners. See how miners lived and worked. Woodland walk & picnic site.... 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

Skipton Castle [Historic House]

Skipton

Skipton Castle, Skipton, North Yorkshire

Skipton Castle is one of the most complete and well preserved medieval castles in England, and withstood a three year siege by the Roundheads during the Civil War. Oliver Cromwell ordered the roofs to be removed in 1645, but these were allowed to be... 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

Gawthorpe Hall [Historic House]

Burnley Road, Padiham, Burnley

Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Burnley, Lancashire


Discover 'the Downton of the north' at Gawthorpe Hall Gawthorpe Hall was built in the early 17th century for Sir Richard Shuttleworth although the family owned the estate for 200 years before. Much of the original plasterwork... 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

Lytham Green Drive Golf Club [Golf Course]

Ballam Road, Lytham St Annes

Lytham Green Drive Golf Club, Ballam Road, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

Lytham Green Drive is one of the lesser known courses in the Lancashire coastal belt, but has a personal charm and was once used as a final qualifying course for the Open. Short, 6,300 yards, par 70, lined by trees on sandy soil with many parkland... more

Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa [Spa]

Blackburn Road, Clayton-le-Moors

Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa, Blackburn Road, Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire

Dunkenhalgh Hotel Spa is a bit of a sybarite’s dream. Relaxing rooms aplenty, this Blackburn-based wellbeing retreat will have you throwing off your shoes, slipping off your everyday clothes and jumping into a fluffy robe with slippers in no time.... 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

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club [Golf Course]

Links Gate, St Annes-on-Sea

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, Links Gate, St Annes-on-Sea, Lancashire

Avoiding the 200 bunkers is the essential requirement to play well at Royal Lytham and St Annes, created by the club’s first professional George Lowe in 1886 and modified by Harry Colt. Surrounded by housing and flanked by a railway line, it is not... more

Hoghton Tower [Historic House]

Hoghton, Hoghton, Preston

Hoghton Tower, Hoghton, Preston, Lancashire

Come and discover award-winning Hoghton Tower, high on a hill in the very heart of Lancashire. Set at the top of a mile long drive, this beautiful castle has everything visitors of all ages would expect. History, stunning state rooms, walled gardens,... more

The Devonshire Spa [Spa]

Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire Dales, Skipton

The Devonshire Spa, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire

The Devonshire Spa offers a haven of peace and tranquillity in the unique setting of an historical barn on the 33,000 acre Bolton Abbey Estate. Fresh air, relaxation and true well-being are just some of the reasons why people choose to come again... more

Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Towneley Holmes Road, off Todmorden Road, Burnley

Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum, Towneley Holmes Road, Burnley, Lancashire

Towneley Hall was the home of the Towneley family for over 500 years until 1902. Displays include oil and watercolour paintings, studio pottery, Royal Lancastrian Pilkington Pottery, regional oak furniture. The Hall contains fine period rooms,Great... 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

The Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park [Garden]

The Hutts, Grewelthorpe, Ripon

The Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park, The Hutts, Ripon, North Yorkshire

Located in the heart of the tranquil North Yorkshire countryside, the Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park covers 30 acres of stunning woodland gardens. The gardens are widely considered the home of the North’s largest collection of rhododendrons,... more

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