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Wordsworth House

Step back in time to the 1770s and experience William and Dorothy Wordsworth’s childhood home.

Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX (9 miles, 15 km)

tel: 01900 824805 

VistEngland VAQASNational TrustMember of Cumbria TourismSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

 
Buttermere Ayrshires Ice Cream

Speciality: Ice-cream

Syke Farm, Buttermere, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9XA (5 miles, 7 km)

tel: 017687 70277

 
Lingholm Estate

Central to the Lingholm estate is a grand Victorian mansion where Beatrix Potter spent ten summer holidays between 1885 and 1907, and also wrote Squirrel Nutkin.

The Lingholm Estate, Portinscale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TZ (1 miles, 2 km)

tel: 017687 74238

 
Thirlmere

Thirlmere is a pretty, clear lake with a wooded shoreline and is best enjoyed from the west shore which winds its way through the trees. The views around the lake up to Helvellyn and Dollywagon Pike are impressive.

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Dob Ghyll

Commence from the Dob Gill Car Park around a kilometre along the road from Wythburn on the western bank of Thirlmere. Take the footpath that ascends through woodland from the back of the car park.

Thirlmere Reservoir, Wythburn, Cumbria, - (7 miles, 11 km)

 
Derwentwater

Derwentwater is the widest of the lakes in Cumbria - the Lake District. Overlooked by the mighty Skiddaw and with the bustling market town of Keswick on its northern shore, it is a popular choice with visitors.

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Wood Hall Gardens

Wood Hall, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0NX (10 miles, 16 km)

 
Crummock Water

Crummock Water has unparalleled views. At 2.5 miles long, it is a clear, rocky bottomed lake flanked by steep fellsides of Skiddaw slate.

-, - (5 miles, 8 km)

 
Guided walking breaks

We offer grade 4 (moderate) and grade 7 (challenging) walks. Our programme of grade 7 walks is adventurous and challenging and includes time in wild countryside.

Hassness Country House, Buttermere, Cockermouth, CA13 9XA (4 miles, 7 km)

tel: 01707 331133

Member of Cumbria Tourism

 
Cyclewise Whinlatter

British Cycling’s 1st accredited training centre, based at the famous Altura Trails in Whinlatter, Keswick.

Whinlatter Forest, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW (3 miles, 4 km)

tel: 017687 78711

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Elvastone Circle

The 15 stones, of which the tallest is just under one metre, form an almost perfect circle some 40 metres in diameter. Only 15 stones of the original 30 remain.

Eva Plain, Nr Smetmurphy Common, Embleton, Cockermouth, - (7 miles, 12 km)

 
Bassenthwaite Lake

Bassenthwaite Lake is the largest and only true lake in Cumbria - Lake District, the others are all 'meres' or 'waters'.

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Loweswater

Loweswater is a small hamlet situated between Loweswater and Crummock waters. It is home to The Kirkstile Inn which has been providing food and shelter for some 400 hundred years, and now has it's very own brewery.

Loweswater, Cumbria, CA13 0RU (6 miles, 10 km)

tel: 01539 822222

 
Blencathra Centre

The Blencathra Centre has an excellent reputation for delivering high quality programmes, over 5000 visitors and 90% repeat business and is committed to helping people discover, explore, understand and be inspired by the natural world.

Field Studies Council Blencathra Centre, Threlkeld, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4SG (5 miles, 8 km)

tel: 017687 79601

Green Tourism Gold AwardAdventure Activities Licensing Authority

 
Castlegate House Gallery

Castlegate House, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9HA (9 miles, 15 km)

tel: 01900 822149

 
Sailing at Derwent Water Marina

We offer Sailing tasters, family sailing sessions or RYA courses

Derwent Water Marina, Portinscale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA8 1NT (2 miles, 3 km)

tel: 017687 72912

Adventure Activities Licensing AuthorityRoyal Yachting Association

 
Holme Wood

Holme Wood, owned by the National Trust. The fells on the lake's southern shore are thickly wooded, the name itself derives from the Old Norse for 'leafy lake'.

B5289, South of Cockermouth, Loweswater, Cumbria, - (7 miles, 11 km)

 
The Lakes Distillery

Get a glimpse behind the scenes of a working distillery and discover how the Lakes whisky, gin and vodka are produced.

The Lakes Distillery, Setmurthy, Nr Bassenthwaite Lake, Cumbria, CA13 9SJ (7 miles, 11 km)

tel: 017687 88850

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The Borrowdale Hotel

Rich gold and burgundy colours now warmly invite diners who are really appreciating the fact that we have maintained the traditional character and ambience of the hotel.

Speciality: Traditional Lakeland dishes and produce

  • Guide Price: 4 Courses £30.95
  • Chef: Graham Ball
  • Covers: 100

Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UY (3 miles, 4 km)

tel: 017687 77224

 

-, CA (6 miles, 9 km)

 
Whinlatter Go Ape

One lush green forest and a healthy dollop of breathtaking scenery; a smattering of tree-top high wires, tricky crossings and wind-in-your-face zip wires. Whinlatter is the highest Go Ape course in the country, at 360 metres above sea level

Whinlatter Forest Park, Whinlatter Pass, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW (2 miles, 3 km)

tel: 0845 6439215

VistEngland VAQAS

 
Kirkgate Centre

A lively arts centre in the centre of Cockermouth, the Kirkgate shows regular films, live music nights and a range of theatre productions. Call the Box Office on 01900 826448.

Kirkgate, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9PJ (9 miles, 15 km)

tel: 01900 826448

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Keswick Launch Comapny

Launch trips around Derwentwater. Hop and off to enjoy a walk. Rowing boats and self-drive motor boats are available to hire. Private launch hire is also available to special events such as weddings and birthdays.

Keswick on Derwentwater Launch Company, Lake Road, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DJ (2 miles, 3 km)

tel: 017687 72263