Discover the world of boats at the Windermere Jetty Museum. Learn everything you need to know about boat building or take a trip on a restored heritage boat. There’s a cafe and gift shop too!

Windermere Jetty Museum

The home of Williams Wordsworth transports you back to 1799 to give you an insight into the life of the famous poet. There are gardens and a museum to discover too. It’s truly a wonderful and idyllic spot.

Dove Cottage and Wordsworth Museum

Beatrix Potter’s famous abode at Hill Top Farm is a National Trust property that lets you discover the life of the famous author for yourself. Enter her old home and explore its gardens for yourself.

Hill Top

Offering trips up to Ambleside and Lakeside, Windermere Lake Cruises is a hugely popular attraction offering spectacular views of the surrounding mountain scenery, as well as the many islands and bays of the lake. There’s a whole host of cruises on offer, including night cruises, many of which take in the attractions around the lake too.

Windermere Lake Cruises

Pier on Lake Windermere

No matter your age or what you’re interested in, Brockhole on Windermere provides an incredible day out for all the family. Located between Windermere and Ambleside, Brockhole on Windermere is the perfect place to experience a variety of outdoor (but covered) activities, an adventure playground, water sports and boat hire on the grounds designed in Edwardian times.

Brockhole on Windermere

The stunning National Trust property on the shores of Lake Windermere, Wray Castle offers walking in its grounds and gardens and a chance to explore a historic castle, complete with turrets and towers.

Wray Castle