With lakes, mountains, valleys, villages, towns and coastline, Cumbria and the Lake District make a fantastic destination for all the family!

Enjoy fantastic views from a not-too-tall hill, walks along the beach and fabulous wildlife...what's not to love about Arnside?  Map and further route details can all be found in the guide below.  Download the Arnside walking guide (PDF) 10 Top Tips for Great Walks This walk has been designed by Walks Around Britain writer and presenter Andrew White. We wanted to share with you his top 10 tips for...

Bigland Hall offers premier horse riding at a stunning venue with panoramic views of the Lakeland hills that simply take your breath away.

A professional, family run Equestrian Centre in the heart of Whicham Valley, nestling in the foothills of Black and White Combe, with access to some of the UK's most spectacular riding!

Take in the beauty of Brockhole on Windermere's awesome mountain views, taste the best of local food and ale, soar through the sky on a treetop adventure, or splash out on the water; Brockhole is the ultimate start to make your lakeland escape memorable!

Murhtwaite Green Trekking Centre is a friendly and professional family-run horse riding centre specialising in beach rides, with direct access to the golden sands and shallow waters of Silecroft Beach!

The home of William Wordsworth, Rydal Mount commands glorious views of Lake Windermere. Explore all the gardens, and take in the mood of the house, including library, drawing and dining rooms, as well as family bedrooms and Wordsworth's attic study.

St Bees has been a popular holiday destination for over 150 years and with good reason. Sandy St Bees beach, the quaint promenade and excellent visitor facilities make it an ideal base for pleasure-seekers.

Visit Lakes Aquarium on the tranquil shore of Windermere, one the largest tourist attractions in the South Lakes region of Cumbria, for a great family day out.

Ullswater ‘Steamers’ is an award winning environmentally accredited Lake District attraction celebrating over 150 years of operating cruises on England’s most beautiful lake. Operating one of the largest heritage vessel fleets in the world, offering visitors an experience they will never forget for 363 days a year.