Lake District Attractions – Things to do in the Lake District

You’ll be certain to find the best places to visit and things to do using our handy list of the top Lake District attractions in England’s World Heritage Site.

Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum

Learn about one of England’s most favourite poets at his home, Dove Cottage in Grasmere. Letters, journals, and drawings, from William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy, are on display, along with events throughout the year.

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Hill Top, Beatrix Potters House

Hill Top was Beatrix Potter’s most beloved place, packed full of her favourite things and left just as she wanted it for visitors to enjoy. You will see why she loved it so much and used it and the surrounding countryside as inspiration for many of her famous children’s tales.

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Lakeland Motor Museum

Explore a fascinating collection of over 30,000 exhibits in this Lake District Museum that trace the development of road transport throughout the twentieth century – cycles, motorbikes, motor cars and automobilia. Housed in a converted mill in the heart of the Lake District.

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Ruskin Museum, Coniston

Set in the heart of Coniston Village, The Ruskin Museum tells the fascinating ‘Story of Coniston’ and the many heroes that have lived and worked there. The Ruskin Museum is a small local museum in Coniston, Cumbria, established in 1901 by W. G. Collingwood, an artist and antiquarian who had worked as secretary to art critic John Ruskin

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Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Abbot Hall is one of Britain’s preeminent small art galleries, set in a beautifully restored Grade I-listed Georgian house on the banks of the River Kent in Kendal. Our gallery holds an exceptional collection of 18th-20th century fine art and runs an imaginative temporary exhibition programme throughout the year.

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