What is there to see and do
Bigland Hall for outdoor activities and all things equestrian.
Holker Hall and Gardens with Cafe and Fine Food Hall
Levens Hall and Gardens for unique Topiary and Cafe
Country Lanes Bike Hire located in Lakeside just a five minute walk away
Low Sizergh Barn Farm Shop, Tea Room, Craft Gallery and Farm Trail
Windermere Lake Cruises Regular sailings throughout the year from Lakeside along the length of Lake Windermere to Bowness and Ambleside, taking in the breath taking scenery along the way.
Lakeland Riding Centre - Take a Fell Ride and see the beauty of the Lakeland Fells from horseback. For the more experienced rider why not try an adventurous Trail Ride
Aquarium of the Lakes an amazing journey of discovery, uncover the secret world of the Lakes from the Mountain to the Sea. Cafe and Shop and all just a five minute walk away
Brantwood House and Gardens former home of John Ruskin. A lively centre of contemporary arts and the environment with Cafe and Shop
Go Ape an award-winning high wire forest adventure course of rope bridges, tarzan swings and zip slides up to 40 feet up in the trees
South Lakes Wild Animal Park is probably the UKs best wildlife conservation Zoo Park and home to a wide vareity of wild animals from around the world
Coniston Launch for Solar Electric Passenger Boat Cruises along the stunning Lake Coniston. Enjoy walks along the shoreline and home cooked food in the lakeside Bluebird Cafe
Westmorland Shopping Centre in Kendal has a variety of national, speciality and independent shops and barrows. The centre also has its own indoor market where you can buy local food and crafts
The Dock Museum is a modern museum built over an original Victorian Graving Dock, were you can explore the fascinating history of Barrow-in-Furness. Shop and Cafe on site
Gleaston Water Mill is an imposing Water Mill which has been part of the local heritage for over 400 years. Complete with a traditional English Tea Shop and a Country Store selling a superb collection of food and gifts
Grizedale Forest - from the all access Ridding Wood trail to the demanding Silurian Way, from the Tearoom to the Sculpture trails, Grizedale Forest Park offers an unrivalled day out for everyone
Hayes Garden World is home to one of the North's largest selections of plants, garden furniture and leisure products from around the world, Hayes Garden World is sheer inspiration
Esthwaite Water Trout Fishery is the largest stocked lake in the North West of England, offering renowned top of the water action in true loch style, set amidst breathtaking scenery
Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway is home to hard working steam locomotives that haul comfortable coaches through the beautiful Leven Valley to Lakeside, where connections are available with Windermere Lake Cruises. Locomotives, Licensed Restaurant and Souvenir shop at Haverthwaite station
Low Wood Watersports and Activity Centre for waterskiing, wakesurfing, sailing, kayaking, canoeing and boat hire or why not have a go at the climbing wall or bungee trampolining
River Deep, Mountain High Activity Centre for a wide range of instructed outdoor activities including: gorge walks, canoeing, abseils, mountain biking, climbing, sailing and more
Ulverston is South Lakeland's festival town with a year round programme of mainly free festivals and events. Birthplace of Stan Laurel. Wealth of specialist shops, street market Thursday. Summer Saturdays art, craft, charity markets and food fairs in heart of this historic town
Windermere Lake Cruises Regular lake cruises on Windermere from Lakeside Pier (less than 5 minute walk from the Knoll) to Bowness, Ambleside, Fellfoot Park and Brockhole all availble throughout the year. Discounts availble for guests staying at the Knoll.
Windermere Classic Cruises Private charter cruise with a small, family owned vessel departing from Lakeside at a time of your choice. Call to speak to Brendan Chapman who'll provide you with a memorable trip on this iconic lake.