Don’t let a bit of soggy weather put you off making the most of our beautiful area. Here are six ideas for fantastic indoor activities…

The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Bowness-on-Windermere. Most of the attractions here are indoors and tickets are now on sale for the smash-hit theatre show running from 10 June – 3 September. This entertaining family show offers add on packages to visit the exhibition and enjoy breakfast or afternoon tea with Peter Rabbit!

Blackwell, Bowness-on-Windermere. When the architect MH Baillie Scott built a holiday home overlooking Windermere for his client Sir Edward Holt, he created Blackwell, a masterpiece of twentieth-century design and a perfect example of the arts & crafts movement. It’s one of the most enchanting historic houses in the Lake District with window seats offering stunning views of the surrounding scenery. Visitors can appreciate the house as it was originally intended, without roped-off areas.

Also, if you enjoy history, there are plenty of historic houses to visit in the Lakes, and most of them have a café or restaurant too. Some recommendations within the South Lakes include: Holker Hall, Cark-in-Cartmel, Levens Hall. near Kendal and Sizergh Castle, also near Kendal.

The Lakeland Motor Museum, Backbarrow. This is a must for car fans of all ages. The site itself has a rich and interesting history as it’s located on the site of the former Backbarrow Blue Mill, which closed in the 1980s. Now it’s home to a collection of heritage vehicles, memorabilia and displays of ‘how things used to be’, which will appeal to all ages.

But whatever the weather, the outlook is always bright inside Lake House. Why not take advantage of our latest offers and packages?

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