Sights & Attractions in The Lake District

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Fodor's Choice Sights in The Lake District

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Abbot Hall
The region's finest art gallery, Abbot Hall occupies a Palladian-style...
Museums / Galleries Kendal
 
Allan Bank
Rope swings on the grounds, picnics in atmospheric old rooms...
Houses / Mansions Grasmere
 
Beatrix Potter Gallery
In the 17th-century solicitor's offices formerly used by Potter's...
Museums / Galleries Hawkshead
 
Blackwell
From 1898 to 1900, architect Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott (1865–1945)...
Houses / Mansions Windermere and Bowness-on-Windermere
 
Borrowdale Fells
These steep fells rise up dramatically behind Seatoller. Get...
Mountains Borrowdale
 
Brantwood
On the eastern shore of Coniston Water, Brantwood was the cherished...
Houses / Mansions Coniston
 
Castlegate House Gallery
One of the region's best galleries, Castlegate displays and sells...
Museums / Galleries Cockermouth
 
Castlerigg Stone Circle
A Neolithic monument about 100 feet in diameter, this stone circle...
Memorials / Monuments Keswick
 
Hill Top
Children's author and illustrator Beatrix Potter (1866–1943)...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Hawkshead
 
Lakes Aquarium
On the quayside at the southern end of Windermere, this excellent...
Zoos / Aquariums Windermere and Bowness-on-Windermere
 
Lowther Castle
On 130 acres of parkland and gardens, the 1806 Lowther Castle...
Castles / Palaces Penrith
 
Ullswater Steamers
These antique vessels, including a 19th-century steamer that...
Tours Ullswater
 
The Watermill
This fully functioning stone-ground flour mill is well worth...
Industrial Sites Penrith
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