Family Days Out
Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria LA23 1LB – Telephone: 015394 32628
The Brownes of Townend were just an ordinary farming family, but their home and belongings bring to life more than 400 years of extraordinary stories. You will understand why Beatrix Potter described Troutbeck Valley as her favourite as you approach this traditional stone and slate farmhouse. Once inside, you are welcomed into the farmhouse kitchen, which has a real fire burning most days and a quirky collection of domestic tools. Exploring further, you can marvel at the intricately carved furniture and discover why the collection of books belonging to a farming family is of international importance.
Aira Force, Ullswater
In the north-east corner of the Lake District National Park, around Ullswater Lake and 7 miles south of Penrith.
Beautiful lake winding through a glaciated valley with impressive mountain scenery and a waterfall that inspired many of Wordsworth’s great works.
Sticklebarn, Great Langdale
Believe it or not, Langdale is not all about scrambling up ghylls and romping through the countryside, we all need to relax and reflect from time to time.
So why not find yourself a comfy corner by the crackling fire or a sunny spot on our terrace and take the time to relax while you soak up the views.
Allan Bank, Grasmere
Come and visit – take the time to relax, play and become a part of the next chapter in the Allan Bank story. We want you to explore this fascinating place, take in the views, tell us what inspires you and how you see it being brought to life in the future.