Sights & Attractions in The Lake District


Fodor's Choice Sights in The Lake District

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
Abbot Hall
The region's finest art gallery, Abbot Hall...
Museums / Galleries Kendal
Allan Bank
Rope swings on the grounds, picnics in...
Houses / Mansions Grasmere
Beatrix Potter Gallery
In the 17th-century solicitor's offices formerly...
Museums / Galleries Hawkshead
From 1898 to 1900, architect Mackay Hugh Baillie...
Houses / Mansions Windermere and Bowness-on-Windermere
Borrowdale Fells
These steep fells rise up dramatically behind...
Mountains Borrowdale
On the eastern shore of Coniston Water, Brantwood...
Houses / Mansions Coniston
Castlegate House Gallery
One of the region's best galleries, Castlegate...
Museums / Galleries Cockermouth
Castlerigg Stone Circle
A Neolithic monument about 100 feet in diameter,...
Memorials / Monuments Keswick
Hill Top
Children's author and illustrator Beatrix Potter...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Hawkshead
Lakes Aquarium
On the quayside at the southern end of...
Zoos / Aquariums Windermere and Bowness-on-Windermere
Lowther Castle
On 130 acres of parkland and gardens, the 1806...
Castles / Palaces Penrith
Ullswater Steamers
These antique vessels, including a 19th-century...
Tours Ullswater
The Watermill
This fully functioning stone-ground flour mill is...
Industrial Sites Penrith
Wordsworth House
Cockermouth was the birthplace of William...
Houses / Mansions Cockermouth


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