The Lake District National Park has been attracting visitors as a tourist destination for over a hundred years. Whether you are looking for amazing views from the top of the fells, thrills at the many adventure activities or simply a fun family holiday away, The Lake District has something for everyone. Below is a short list of our favourite things to do around Bank End and further afield.
Please note links below are to third party websites and Bank End Cottages holds no responsibility for their content. For more information Visit Go Lakes the official tourism website for the Lake District.
BROCKHOLE VISITOR CENTRE
The Lake District Visitor Centre overlooking Windermere Lake. Enjoy a great day out, we have something for everyone rain, hail or shine.
FELL FOOT PARK
Situated at the very southern tip of Lake Windermere, Fell Foot Park is a great, family friendly location to play, explore and relax.
LA'AL RATTY: RAVENGLASS RAILWAY
Lakeland's oldest, friendliest and longest scenic railway. Journey from Ravenglass to Boot, passing 7 miles of spectacular secenry to the foot of England’s highest mountains, the Scafell Range.
LAKE WINDERMERE: LAKE CRUISES
Windermere is Englands largest lake. Lake Windermere Lake Cruises offer trips from 45 minutes to 3 hours – or you can even spend all day on and around the lake with our fantastic Freedom of the Lake.
MUNCASTER CASTLE & OWL CENTRE
Historic Haunted Castle, Himalayan Gardens, World Owl Centre, MeadowVole Maze and Playgrounds, Cafe and Giftshops... fun for all the family!
WORLD OF BEATRIX POTTER
The Lake District's natural beauty and abundant wildlife inspired Beatrix Potter to write her much-loved stories. Come and explore this wonderful landscape where the tales are brought to life.