Places to visit
www.ullswatersteamers.co.uk 19th century steam ships now converted to oil , enjoy a relaxing cruise on Ullswater lake.
www.penrithgolfclub.co.uk/index.html Situated in a splendid location between the delights of the Eden Valley and the majesty of the Lake District, the lakeland fells provide a magnificent backdrop to this par 69 course formed in 1890.
http://www.theatrebythelake.co.uk/ Keswick's superb brand new Theatre,
http://www.honister-slate-mine.co.uk/ A fully guided tour into the mine itself is available several times a day detailing the history and spectacular features of the mine.
www.pencils.co.uk In Keswick - The Home of the world's first pencils
http://www.ostrich-world.com/ Farm Visitor Centre based at Langwathby Hall, a 230 acre working arable beef and sheep farm near Penrith in the beautiful Eden Valley. Within three months of opening, Eden Ostrich World won Cumbria Tourist Board's prestigious Best Visitor Attraction in Cumbria Award (under 50,000 visitors).
http://www.holker.co.uk/metadot/index.pl?id=2171 Spectacular national award winning gardens; and the opportunity to visit the Lakeland Motor Museum
http://www.lakedistrictwalks.com/ An excellent site and resource for those wishing to explore the fells.
http://www.shepherdshotel.co.uk/sheepWoolCentre/index.htm Here is a real hands-on opportunity to meet Cumbria's most famous residents
http://www.muncaster.co.uk/ Explore the historic haunted castle or visit the World Owl Centre and Himalayan Gardens
http://www.ravenglass-railway.co.uk/ The most beautiful train journey in England
http://www.rheged.com/ Rheged is Europe's largest grass covered building and a winner of the global "BA Tourism for Tomorrow Awards"
http://www.settle-carlisle.co.uk/ The 72 mile route from Settle to Carlisle takes you on a journey through the magnificent Yorkshire Dales, over the 24 arches of the Ribblehead Viaduct before plunging in to the longest tunnel on the line at Blea Moor. Emerging onto the side of Dentdale, the line leaves the Dales at Garsdale and makes it way through the gentle, lush rolling hills of the Eden Valley, with rural villages and market towns before arriving at the great border city of Carlisle.
http://www.hop-skip-jump.com/ Come & see Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddleduck, Mrs. Tiggy-winkle and all their friends at the definitive Beatrix Potter Attraction in the English Lake District
http://www.wordsworth.org.uk/ Dove Cottage and all things Wordsworth