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
Allonby Tea Rooms
Café - Home made food, gifts . The Square, Allonby Just along from the house
Farmhouse tearoom crafts/ gallery/children’s rare breed farm animal park ‘Dunes Bistro’ open in evening from 4.30pm Mawbray
Coffee Shop (nr church) Allonby
Bank Mill Garden Centre
Garden centre, animal rescue +nature reserve + café/bistro Mawbray nr Allonby on Solway coast
Guided tours of the brewery + gift shop Cockermouth
Keswick Brewing Co.
Guided tour of the brewery + gift shop. Keswick
The Puzzling Place
Exhibition of holograms, optical illusions, sculptures, interactive exhibits. Keswick
The Rum Story
Exhibits/sets in original 1785 building – slave trade, piracy, rum smuggling…..Whitehaven
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
Cumberland Pencil Co.
History of pencils (longest pencil) demonstrations. All weather activities, Shop + café. Keswick
Rare breed working farm + Shetland pony rides + tractor/trap rides. Tea room +picnic/play area. Arkleby nr Aspatria
Shops, 3 cafes, indoor soft play, outdoor play, pottery painting workshop, large 3D cinema screen and exhibit gallery. Events in school hols Penrith
Large enclosed playground on the green Allonby