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Kayak Tours on Ullswater. Double ( Tandem ) Sea Kayaks used to ensure maximum comfort, dryness & stability. Morning, Afternoon & Evening trips available.

Outdoor Activity Centre offering Sailing, canoeing, windsurfing and kayaking on the Lake. Sessions for school grwoups, families and individuals. Locals can join our activity club and access our activities for fantastic value

Canoe, kayak and bike hire from our paddlesports boathouse and shop on Windermere.

Adventure days and adventure activities for visitors to South Lakes. Family adventure days. Adventure event support and logistics. Mountain Bike Hire.

Established in 1994, the Old Courthouse Gallery, Ambleside has become one of the leading independent contemporary arts galleries in the North of England.
Occupying three floors within an historic building, the bright and welcoming gallery showcases the best arts and crafts in the Lakes and in Britain today.

Home to thought-provoking theatre, magic music, side-splitting comedy and exciting exhibitions, the Brewery Arts Centre is THE cultural hub of South Lakeland.

The Brewery boasts mainstream and arthouse cinemas, real-ale pub, tapas restaurant, vibrant café and beautiful gardens making it Kendal’s number one entertainment destination all-year-round.

The Blind Bus Driver is Kendal’s only Speakeasy style Cocktail Bar.
The entrance is hidden: we give entry instructions when you book by phone or Facebook.
The BBD operates a TableService only system, with a great range of classic and modern cocktails, good value wines, rare and vintage spirits and of course, Champagne and fizz.
It’s a unique setting and a very special experience and we know you’ll love it as much as we do.
“Here ‘s looking at you………”

* Most famous family home of the celebrated poet William Wordsworth for 46 years.
* Situated in the Lake District with glorious views of Lake Windermere and Rydal Water.
* Daffodils the poets most renowned poem published here in 1815.
* Wonderful 5 acre ‘Romantics’ style gardens landscaped by the poet.

Explore 350 years of social history and Quaker stories…in stitch!

Journey through the industrial revolution, developments in science and medicine, astronomy, abolition of slavery, social reform, ecology and peace.

4,000 men women and children from over 15 countries ‘had a hand’ in its creation.

In addition to one of the world’s largest tapestry’s, the museum also features temporary displays; Money, Shoes, Chocolate and all that which explores Quakers in business, The Barrett Counterpane, a 19th century friendship quilt.

Free audio guides bring the panels to life, with quizzes, dressing up and games for children. Free car park and café.

100 stalls of arts and crafts make it the biggest open air art gallery in the Lake District. Held last Sunday each month, April to September. Professionals and amateurs. Not only oils, watercolours and pastels but also pictures in aluminium, and sewing. Many wood, glass, jewellery and other crafts.