The Lake District Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in The Lake District - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

Browse Sights

View All 8

(8 out of 8 results)

Fodor's Choice

Area

View All 48

Windermere and Bowness-on-Windermere 8

Penrith 6

Keswick 5

Coniston 5

Kendal 4

Grasmere 3

Borrowdale 3

Ullswater 3

Rydal 2

Cockermouth 2

Hawkshead 2

Ambleside 2

Cartmel 2

Bassenthwaite Lake 1

Show More +
Category

View All 48

Archaeological Site/ Ruins 1

Body Of Water/ Waterfall 6

Building/ Architectural Site 1

Castle/ Palace/ Chateau 3

Garden/ Arboretum 3

House/ Mansion/ Villa 10

Industrial Site/ Mill/ Factory 1

Information Center 3

Local Interest–Sight 1

Memorial/ Monument/ Tomb 1

Mountain–Sight 4

Museum/ Gallery 12

Nature Preserve/ Wildlife Refuge 2

Park/ Playground 1

Religious Building/ Site/ Shrine 2

Scenic Drive/ Tour 1

Store/ Shop/ Mall 1

Tour–Sight 1

Trail/ Path 1

Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train) 3

Viewpoint/ Scenic Overlook 1

Winery/ Brewery/ Distillery 2

Zoo/ Aquarium 1

Show More +
Best For

View All 30

Family 10

New 1

Advertisement

The Lake District Sights

Showing 8 out of 8 Results

Filter Results
Clear All Filters

Sort By:

  • Alphabetical
  • Fodor's Choice

Blackwell

  • House/Mansion/Villa

From 1898 to 1900, architect Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott (1865–1945) designed Blackwell, a quintessential Arts and Crafts house with...

Brockhole

  • Garden/Arboretum

A lakeside 19th-century mansion with 30 acres of terraced gardens sloping down to the water, Brockhole serves as the park's official...

Hawkshead Brewery

  • Winery/Brewery/Distillery

It may not have the Lake District's most picturesque setting—in Staveley, between Windermere and Kendal—but for beer lovers, there...

Lakes Aquarium

  • Zoo/Aquarium

On the quayside at the southern end of Windermere, this excellent aquarium has wildlife and waterside exhibits. One highlight is an underwater...

Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway Company

  • Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

Vintage steam trains chug along on the 18-minute, 4-mile branch line between Lakeside and Haverthwaite, giving you a great view of the...

Orrest Head

  • Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

To escape the traffic and have a view of Windermere, set out on foot and follow the signs to the left of the Windermere Hotel to Orrest...

Windermere

  • Body Of Water/Waterfall

No sights in Windermere or Bowness compete with that of Windermere itself. At 11 miles long, 1½ miles wide, and 220 feet deep, the lake...

World of Beatrix Potter

  • Museum/Gallery

A touristy attraction aimed at kids interprets the author's 23 tales with three-dimensional scenes of Peter Rabbit and more. Skip it...

Advertisement