Places to visit

  • Ullswater Steamers run all year round.
  • Lowther Castle and gardens open all day with a cafe and ‘The Lost Castle’.
  • Askham Hall Cafe and Gardens
  • Rheged Underground Discovery Centre with IMAX cinema, shops and activities
  • Aira Force Waterfalls and cafe
  • Haweswater Reservoir
  • Ullswater Way
  • Windermere
  • The Lake District

Eating & Drinking

Whatever you are looking for in the Lake District you are likely to find it. Michelin starred restaurants to gastropubs in Cartmel and Keswick, all surrounded by the most stunning countryside. You’ll be spoilt for choice in the Lake District which offers a wide array of local food and drink options. Make the most of your stay and check out the weekend deals in the Lake District, late hotel deals and holiday cottage accommodation. Wedding packages are also available and you will find an enormous range of things to see and do in Cumbria during your stay.

Nearby, Askham Hall offers luxurious, unpretentious dining, with a converted grade II listed party barn providing a kitchen garden cafe. A popular wedding venue. Visit their nearby pub and restaurant the George and Dragon Clifton, a lovingly restored 18th century coaching inn

Things to do in the area

  • Cycle Hire
  • Fell walking
  • Fishing (daily licence required)
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting
  • Horse riding
  • Quad Biking
  • Open water swimming
  • Ullswater Way
  • Coast 2 Coast