Situated in the North West of England, there are plenty of things to do in Cumbria; the county is an interesting mix of art, culture, religion, food and more.
Offering stunning scenery and a peaceful atmosphere, the Lake District holds a special place in the hearts of millions. Add a dash of contemporary flavour and you get a place full of fun. Apart from its famous award-winning attractions, relaxing in a hot bath tub in one of the boutique spa hotels in Windermere can be a stunning experience.Some of the Lake District’s most famous attractions include:
History and heritage: In Cumbria, you are never too far away from a historical building or heritage landscape. Tranquil gardens, majestic historical houses, rich cultural heritage, captivating museums, and serene lakes lure tourists to the county. Make sure you do not miss these –Brantwood, Holker Hall and garden, The Fellsman, Sizergh, Wray Castle and many more.
Museums: Learn more about the history of the Lakes through fascinating museums and exhibitions in the Lake District. Some of the prominent museums are- The Pencil Museum, Lakeland Motor Museum, Heron Corn Mill, The Beacon Museum, Kendal Museum and Laurel and Hardy Museum.
Parks and Gardens: From spectacular compact gardens to grand estates, there are plenty of parks and gardens in Cumbria that are far removed from the hustle bustle of the city. These beautiful gardens have everything to make it a wonderful day out. Some of the most sought after places are-Treetop Trek, Askham Hall, Wray Castle, Holehird Gardens, Dove Cottage and The Wordsworth Museum.
Wildlife and nature: Cumbria, rich in flora and fauna, is world famous for its wildlife parks, forests, farm attractions and aquariums. Few of the most renowned are - The Gincase, Lakes Aquarium, The Lake District Wildlife Park, Predator Experience, Grizedale Forest, Walby Farm Park.
Film and Theatre: Nothing beats the fun of having live entertainment and the county offers some of the world’s best theatre shows and events. Some of the best include: The Old Laundry Theatre, The Rheged Centre, Theatre by the Lake, Zeffirelli’s, Fellini’s and many more.
Adventure: Adventure and Cumbria go hand in hand. You will be welcomed by land, air and water based adventures in this beautiful county. Visit some of the ultimate attractions - Mobile Adventure, Total adventure, Go Ape Grizedale, Honister Slate Mine, Lake District Activities, River Deep Mountain High …. and the list goes on.
Leisure: The Lake District boasts a vast range of shopping centres, fine-dining restaurants, luxurious spa hotels with romantic suites and a fabulous choice of outdoor activities for all ages and fitness levels. Make your stay even more special with a choice of beauty treatments in Windermere boutique spa suites.