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There are lots of attractions in and around the Lake District. We know you’ll go out and discover your favourites but to get you started we’ve listed a few favourites of our own. Also why not see our activities, events and towns and cities pages for more information about things to see and do in the local area.

The Puzzling Place

The Puzzling Place’s ‘World of Illusion’ takes the theme of Illusion and runs with it. It is home to our ‘Anti-gravity Room’, ‘Ames Room’, ‘Hologram Gallery’ and ‘Eyelusions Exhibition’. It’s a fascinating, fun and social excursion into the wonderful world of optical illusion, which will leave you quite literally, not believing your eyes!

Keswick Launch

Keswick Launch offers Lake District cruises around Derwentwater throughout the year. The launches start their journey from the Keswick boat landings and cruise around the lake stopping at seven lakeshore jetties where you may embark or join the various boats. Alternatively, stay on the boat and enjoy the 50 minute trip around Derwentwater.

Lake District Coastal Aquarium

The Lake District Coastal Aquarium prides itself being one of the best places to see some of the varied marine life of the Irish Sea. They have a huge variety of fish and invertebrates in 50 themed and informative displays with even the chance for some hands on contact with some of the hardy inhabitants

Lake District Wildlife Park

The Lake District Wildlife Parkis the only wildlife park in the North of Cumbria and is truly worth a visit. Located near Keswick it has over 100 species of animals from Anaconda to Zebra and many that are endangered such as Gibbons and Vultures.

The World of Beatrix Potter

The World of Beatrix Potter is the only Beatrix Potter themed attraction in Europe. Here you can visit Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle-duck and many other characters as 23 of Beatrix Potters tails are brought to life in a magical indoor recreation of the Lake District countryside, complete with sights, sounds and even smells.

Jennings Brewery

Find out how our real ales are brewed with care and attention, at Jennings Brewery by taking a guided tour of the brewery. You'll complete the tour in the best way possible, by sampling some of Jennings' superb Lakeland ales in the atmospheric Old Cooperage bar.

If you organise or manage a local event, attraction or activity in our area and are interested in listing your business/event on our website, please feel free to contact us.

These are just a few of the many attractions and places of interest which the Lake District and Cumbria has to offer, there are however countess others including...

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