Attractions

Venues in green are within 15 mins drive from house or walking distance.
Venues in blue are within 30 mins drive and the others are within a 1hr drive.
It takes approx 40 mins to get to the Keswick and Carlisle area.


Lake District Wildlife Park Wildlife
Birds of prey centre+ daily animal encounters + café + picnic area Bassenthwaite nr Keswick
Website: lakedistrictwildlifepark.com

Allonby Tea Rooms
Café - Home made food, gifts . The Square, Allonby Just along from the house

The Gincase
Farmhouse tearoom crafts/ gallery/children’s rare breed farm animal park 
‘Dunes Bistro’ open in evening from 4.30pm Mawbray
Website: gincase.co.uk

West Winds
Coffee Shop (nr church) Allonby

Bank Mill Garden Centre
Garden centre, animal rescue +nature reserve + café/bistro Mawbray nr Allonby on Solway coast
Website: bankmillnurseries.co.uk

Jennings Brewery
Guided tours of the brewery + gift shop Cockermouth
Website: jenningsbrewery.co.uk

Keswick Brewing Co.
Guided tour of the brewery + gift shop. Keswick
Website: keswickbrewery.co.uk

The Puzzling Place
Exhibition of holograms, optical illusions, sculptures, interactive exhibits. Keswick
Website: puzzlingplace.co.uk

 

The Rum Story
Exhibits/sets in original 1785 building – slave trade, piracy, rum smuggling…..Whitehaven
Website: rumstory.co.uk

Cups and Saucers ‘Seaville’
Working Farm +small animals to see. 
Farm bakery. Light lunches, teas, snacks Nr Silloth

Lake District Coast Aquarium
45 displays. Hands on experience of sea life in the Irish 
Sea +gift shop+ café Maryport
Website: lakedistrict-coastaquarium.co.uk

Cumberland Pencil Co.
History of pencils (longest pencil) demonstrations. 
All weather activities, Shop + café. Keswick
Website:  pencilmuseum.co.uk

Ewe Close
Rare breed working farm + Shetland pony rides + tractor/trap rides. Tea room +picnic/play area. Arkleby nr Aspatria
Website: eweclosefarm.co.uk

Rheged Centre
Shops, 3 cafes, indoor soft play, outdoor play, pottery painting workshop, large 3D cinema screen and exhibit gallery. Events in school hols Penrith
Website: rheged.com

Allonby Playground
Large enclosed playground on the green Allonby