Attractions in and around the Lake District
Rydal Mount and Gardens
William Wordsworth's most beloved home 1813-1850. Furniture, portraits, personal possessions, first editions. Garden landscaped by the poet containing terraces, rare trees, shrubs, rock pools, lawns, 9th century mound, recently discovered Dora's Terrace. Magnificent views. Book/gift shop, coach park. A mile and a half from Ambleside. Reciprocal discount with Dove Cottage and Wordsworth House.
Rydal Mount website
Tel: 015394 35544
Attractions in the Lancaster and Morecambe bay area
South of the Lake District lies the historic city of Lancaster and the dramatic sea scape of the bay at Morecambe. Explore some of the sights and attractions in this beautiful area of England from the list of carefully selected venues on our Lancaster and Morecambe attractions page.
World of Beatrix Potter
Re-creations of the world famous stories of Beatrix Potter.
A fleet of steamers and launches sailing daily, all year.
Award winning hall and gardens and Lakeland Motor Museum.
Arts and Crafts house of international importance.
William Wordsworth's home from 1799-1808.
Levens Hall and world famous topiary gardens.
Award winning Lake District attraction on England's most beautiful lake.
Beatrix Potter's 17th century lakeland home.
Enjoy William Wordsworth's 18th century home and gardens.
Popular lake district attraction exploring the lakes of the world.
Explore the history of Ambleside in this unique museum setting.