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Things to do near Bay View Cottage

South Lakes Safari Zoo

3.7 miles away

Lake District wild animal park in Dalton-in-Furness with interactive family activities, animal feeding, gift shop, refreshments, picnic areas & regular events. Free Parking.

Enjoy the ultimate, interactive animals experience at the South Lakes Wild Animal Park. Situated in Dalton in Furness just 20 minutes from Lake Windermere, the park was created and developed solely by David Gill. It's your chance to get up close to some of the world's most impressive and beautiful animals. Don't miss your chance to feed Giraffes, Penguins, Kangaroos and more every day. Become a keeper for the day and so much more at this amazing Wild Animal Park.

The Ship Inn & Duddon Sands Hostel

4.1 miles away

Traditional pub at Kirkby in Furness with good choice of beers and pub food. Conference facilities and on-site rooms available

Built circa 1691, The Ship Inn has been offering food, drink and shelter to visitors to the lakes and fells for over three centuries. Now there are several contemporary features including free Wi-Fi access, Sky sports for your entertainment and pool and darts. Our staff are all outdoor sports enthusiasts and can advise you on a whole range for activities. We have a beer garden and an all weather barbecue which can be hired for private parties.

River Deep Mountain High

4.1 miles away

Multi-activity leisure provider offering fun for those who love the outdoors. Perfect for families, couples and groups of friends. Enjoy many outdoor activities

If you are after high quality multi-activity, walking and biking package holidays in the Lake District, this is the place to come! We deliver a comprehensive range of outdoor activities and pursuits, with something sure to appeal to people of all ages, interests and levels of previous experience. Experience the Lake District from a fascinating new perspective, with fantastic scenery serving as the most idyllic backdrop for our enjoyable, active days out.

Hartley's Restaurant

4.5 miles away

A Mediterranean restaurant in Dalton-in-Furness that offers contemporary dining in a relaxing atmosphere. Menu to suit all ages & tastes from Italian pizza to Moroccan lamb.

Hartley's Restaurant in Dalton-in-Furness offers a unique dining experience with a Mediterranean flair! Ideal whether you are looking for a place to eat with your family, with a loved one or with friends. At Hartley's you can enjoy delicious food in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

Lakeland Motor Museum

4.8 miles away

Motor museum in Backbarrow, Ulverston, features some 30,000 exhibits of classic cars, motorcycles, scooters & history. Period shop front recreations. Excellent cafe & gift shop.

Set in the picturesque Leven Valley in the English Lake District you'll find the fascinating Lakeland Motor Museum. Situated in Backbarrow, the museum features a diverse and unique collection of some 30,000 exhibits which have been carefully assembled over a period of almost 50 years, alongside many non motoring additions. The museum offers an interesting insight to the motorworld at this state-of-the-art premises in a beautiful riverside setting with a wonderful cafe with riverside seating and spectacular views over the River Leven.

North West Parachute Centre

5.8 miles away

Lake District parachuting and skydiving in Grange-over-Sands. Tandem flights offered. The perfect idea for raising money for charity.

Are you searching for parachuting in the North West of England? Don't be tempted to settle for second best, as with the North West Parachute Centre you can benefit from our wealth of experience in the field. We deliver friendly and professional training in freefall and parachuting, making us without doubt the best place to skydive in the North West. If you would like further information about what we do, please click the link provided and visit our main website.

Ascent Training

5.8 miles away

Outdoor adventure for all abilities in the Lake District specialising in all outdoor activities. Staff are very experienced, highly qualified and very friendly.

If you're looking for high quality courses in adventurous activities, in the Lake District, Ascent Training can meet and exceed all your expectations. We have forged a strong reputation for the quality of our tuition and our commitment to helping you reach your full potential. We offer a comprehensive range of activities for you to enjoy, so for all your outdoor activity requirements, make us your first choice for excellence as standard. Visit our main website via the link provided for more details.

Cartmel Priory Gatehouse

5.9 miles away

Historic and beautiful Priory founded in 1189 situated in the small village of Cartmel in Cumbria. Regular services, bell ringing, music and guided tours.

If you're visiting the Lake District area then why not visit this beautiful old church which dominates the small village of Cartmel, near Grange-over-Sands in Cumbria. Founded as a priory for 'the regular canons of St. Augustine', this church has been a focus for Christian worship for more than 800 years. It continues to serve as a centre for the local community and for the 60,000 pilgrims and tourists who visit each year. Guided tours are available and visitors are more than welcome to join in the regular services.

Cartmel Racecourse

5.9 miles away

Lake District racecourse in Cartmel with National Hunt (jump) racing in summer months. Restaurant & bars onsite. Corporate hospitality & weddings catered. Packages available.

Enjoy a superb day out at the races on the edge of the Lake District at Cartmel Racecourse. Against the backdrop of the beautiful English Lake District, it is possible to sample national hunt racing in its most original format. With its party crowds and funfair, Cartmel rekindles the social gathering tradition of the original steeple to steeple chases. With a great facilities, food and drink, you're sure to have a great day out at the races.

High Points Outdoor Activities

5.9 miles away

Outdoor pursuits specialists in Ulverston offering canoeing, whitewater rafting, mountaineering, caving and orienteering. Corporate team building events.

High Points is an outdoor activity specialist, based in the Lake District. We focus on fun team building days for kids and adults. For school groups, this can incorporate cross-curricular links and other National curriculum requirements. Outdoor activities can be related back to geography, history, art, PE, Science or English. We can also plan evening activities including team building tasks, crafts or orienteering. Abseiling is the perfect way to build confidence and overcome fears, and is a personal favourite, while caving offers a new and exciting experience for kids.

Lakes Aquarium

7.9 miles away

Lakeside aquarium on lake Windermere, one of the Lake District's most family friendly attractions. See rockpools, fish, otters, crabs & seahorses. Gift shop & cafe. Online tickets.

Visit The Lakes Aquarium on the tranquil shore of Lake Windermere for a great family day out. The Lakes Aquarium welcomes families, schools and educational trips and offers wheelchair friendly access to this excellent visitor attraction. See what it looks like under the water of Lake Windermere, visit a Tropical Rainforest, watch otters play and feed, cross the bridge over the Lake Tank and see magnificent diving ducks as they prepare to submerge... All this and more at this fabulous family attraction.

Lakeland Segway

9.3 miles away

Unique guided Segway Lake District tours. Graythwaite tours and Adventure tours offered. Special offers available. As seen on ITV "The Lakes" and ITV News!

Lakeland Segway in Cumbria offers Segway tours around a scenic private estate, including the essential introduction tour around the grounds and gardens of Graythwaite Hall and an extended adventure tour featuring woodland tracks and trails taking in the shoreline of Windermere itself. Pre-booking is essential; maximum of six people per Graythwaite tour or four people per Adventure tour. "Seggers" must be 14 or older. Weight restrictions apply.

Crook Barn Stables

9.9 miles away

Horse trekking and riding stables near Coniston. Riding available for all ages and experience levels. Pig keeping courses available. Can also accommodate disabled riders.

Visitors to Crook Barn Stables have been enjoying the stunning scenery on our doorstep since 1990. Whether you are a complete beginner, or learning to ride and wish to expand your experience, or you have years of experience and just want to get off the roads, we know we have a ride to suit you. And for those who love pigs - we run pig keeping courses, but bring your wellies and outdoor clothes as for the duration of the course you'll be outside on our farm! Please call or email for more information about the courses and the dates we'll be running them.

Brantwood Coniston

9.9 miles away

Former home of John Ruskin in Coniston with gardens, book shop, art gallery and restaurant. Free parking. Lots of child friendly activities and workshops.

Brantwood is the former home of John Ruskin and is beautifully situated at the side of Coniston Water in the Lake District. Offering the visitor a wealth of art, nature and things to do. With its many contemporary exhibitions, concerts, courses and special events, together with its education work in the wider community, Brantwood continues in the Ruskin tradition today and makes a superb day out in the wonderful Lake District.

Go Ape! Grizedale

10.2 miles away

Lakeland outdoor tree top adventure in Grizedale Forest with zip wires, tree top walkways & best bike trails. Children welcome, paid car parking, licensed café, picnic area.

Home to our highest platform at 18 metres, Go Ape! Grizedale Outdoor Adventure Course in the Lake District is the perfect fun day out for groups and families with children over 10 years. Situated in the heart of the National Park, between Lake Windermere and Coniston Water, Grizedale Forest Park is famed for its fantastic forest walking and cycling trails. Our Central Lakes outdoor course within Grizedale Forest Park features tree top adventures galore from zip wires and tree top walkways to bridges and crossings.

Burlington's Restaurant

10.6 miles away

Quality French and English cuisine served using fine local produce at this luxury restaurant in Windermere. Special diets and vegetarian options available

Burlington's Restaurant is an experience like no other, combining exceptional food with breaktaking views over Windermere. The level of service is second to none, so whether you're enjoying a short break in the Central Lakes or a meal for a special occasion, you can be sure of a memorable occasion! We use the finest local ingredients, with our menu offering a complete sensory experience with something to excite all palates.

Newfield Inn

11.3 miles away

17th Century free house located in Duddon Valley provides bar meals and traditional British ales, ideal for walkers and climbers. open log fire and beer garden

Our welcoming Lakeland inn is open each day from 11am to 11pm with food served from Midday to 9pm. Situated in the heart of the Duddon Valley, we are ideal for walkers or cyclists exploring the surrounding area with a comprehensive menu of locally sourced food served. Relax in our comfortable bar or in the summer months, our large garden is the ideal place to admire the views of the Southern Lakeland Fells. Families are welcome and we are also dog friendly.

Coniston Launch

11.4 miles away

Environmentally friendly cruise service on Coniston Water. Range of cruises available. Free walk leaflets. Refreshments available at many points. Pets welcome.

Coniston Launch offer a range of lake cruises and group charters on the lovely Coniston Lake in the Lake District. Enjoy a beautiful boat cruise across these tranquil waters. Choose from three circular routes, maybe combine a boat trip with a relaxing walk on the shores or for the more energetic head into the fells and return by boat. With an excellent range of cruises and themes to choose from, the Coniston Launch is a lighlight of any visit to the Lake District.

Esthwaite Water Trout Fishery

11.6 miles away

Trout fishery on Esthwaite Water offering trout, pike & coarse fishing. Fish from bank or hire a boat. Tuition available. Families & novices welcome. Excellent shop onsite. Parking

Esthwaite Water Trout Fishery is situated in the heart of the beautiful Lake District National Park and offers superb fishing opportunities. Esthwaite water is a varied fishery with deep basins and shallow bays and offers fishing for all ages and abilities. The lake is stocked weekly during the season and is perfect for pike fishing, roach fishing, coarse fishing and trout fishing. There is also a fully stocked fishing tackle shop stocking the most up to date cutting edge tackle from major tackle companies such as Masterline Walker, Pure Fishing,Shimano and Fladen.

Ruskin Museum

11.8 miles away

Museum dedicated to the life and times of John Ruskin in Grasmere. Families welcome, group discounts available, gift shop and guided walks.

The Ruskin Museum at Coniston in the Lake District is a fitting memorial to the fascinating John Ruskin and the history of this wonderful area. The museum offers an interesti8ng insight into his life as well as exhibits relating to the coppermines, slate, geology, lace, farming and Donald Campbell. Extended in 1999, the museum offers hands on exhibits, two galleries, design work and computer displays. With something for everyone, this is a great attraction whatever the weather.