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Lowther Castle & Gardens
The dramatic ruins of an 1806 Gothic castle set in 130 acres of historic gardens.
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Brantwood
Brantwood offers a fascinating insight into the world of John Ruskin and the last 28 years of his life spent at Coniston. Filled with many fine paintings, beautiful furniture and Ruskin’s personal treasures, the house retains the character of its famous resident.
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Rydal Mount & Gardens
Explore the family home of the great English poet, Wordsworth. The 16th Century house is surrounded by beautiful gardens landscaped by Wordsworth himself.
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Keswick Museum & Art Gallery
This delightful Arts and Crafts building is situated on the edge of Fitz Park and is home to the famous Musical Stones of Skiddaw.
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Brougham Hall
Brougham Hall, Cumbria, was built in the 14th century and has a fascinating history. It is an ongoing restoration project and home to a community of arts and craft workshops and businesses.
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Cumbria's Museum of Military Life
Discover the 300 year history of Cumbria's County Infantry Regiment in the interactive visitor attraction located in Carlisle Castle.
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Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry
Immerse yourself in Lake District History at the Museum of Lakeland Life and Industry. Inside you can explore a typical Victorian farmers home from the food in the kitchen, to the elegance of the parlour.
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Penrith and Eden Museum
The Penrith Museum and Tourist Information Centre are housed in the former Robinson’s School, an Elizabethan building which was altered in 1670 and used as a school until the early 1970’s. The building is an ideal starting point for those wishing to explore Penrith.
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The Ruskin Museum
The Ruskin Museum is an award-winning Cabinet of Curiosities which tells the Story of Coniston.
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Grizedale Forest
Grizedale Forest is home to the largest collection of site-specific art in the environment in the the UK.
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Farfield Mill
Farfield Mill is an Arts and Heritage Centre housed in a restored derelict woolen mill. It is now home to local artists, exhibitions, retail gallery spaces, a heritage exhibition and Weavers Cafe.
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The Beacon Museum
The Beacon is the Copeland area's interactive museum situated on the harbourside in the Georgian Gem town of Whitehaven, West Cumbria.
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Hutton-in-the-Forest
Lord and Lady Inglewood’s ancient house in the medieval Forest of Inglewood was originally built as a stronghold against the Scots. The extensive gardens with topiary and terraces, a wild flower meadow and lake, lead round to the Walled Garden.
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Maryport Maritime Museum
Cumbria's No.1 maritime museum displaying local history from Titanic to Coal Mining.
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Wray Castle
Mock-Gothic castle sitting on the shores of Lake Windermere with turrets, towers and informal grounds
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Quaker Tapestry Museum
A masterpiece of storytelling and a celebration of life, revolutions and remarkable people. Made by 4,000 people - a must see exhibition.
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Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
When entering Blackwell you will be seeing the very details that the Holt family would have seen over 100 years ago; you will look out over the lawns and Lake to the same magnificent views of the Coniston Fells and experience the tranquil atmosphere that the family would have loved.
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Armitt Gallery Museum & Library
For over a century it has been the aim of the Armitt, through its combination of Gallery, Museum and Library, holding a diverse collection of art, photographs, documents and objects to encapsulate and articulate this great heritage.
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The Guildhall Museum
The Guildhall is a Grade 1 Ancient Monument, and one of the four oldest buildings in the City.
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Kendal Museum
Founded in 1796, Kendal Museum's fascinating collections include local archaeology, history, geology and natural history from around the globe. The museum also hosts exhibitions, displays and offers a range of activities, talks and courses.
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Haig Pit Mining and Colliery Museum
Haig Colliery Mining Museum is a rapidly growing visitor attraction situated in Kells, high on the cliffs above Whitehaven in Cumbria, England, with magnificent views across the Solway Firth to Scotland and the Isle of Man.
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Dock Museum
Built in a historic nineteenth century dock, the museum is home to a wealth of objects on the social and industrial history of the Furness area.
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Dalemain House & Gardens
Dalemain visitors can discover over four centuries of history, and five acres of celebrated gardens.
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The Wordsworth Trust
Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum. Special exhibitions and events for all from children's activities, workshops and talks to poetry readings.
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Carlisle Castle
Standing strongly in the city it has dominated for nine centuries, Carlisle Castle was a constantly updated working fortress until well within living memory. Now its rich and varied visitor attractions reflect its long and eventful history. Even before the medieval castle was begun, this site was an important Roman fortress.
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Lakeland Motor Museum
The fascinating Lakeland Motor Museum nestles in the picturesque Leven Valley, at Backbarrow, close to the southern tip of Lake Windermere.
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Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery
Tullie House, where historic collections, contemporary art and family fun are brought together in one impressive museum and art gallery.
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Helena Thompson Museum
This elegant Georgian house, which stands adjacent to Workington Hall, is a grade 2* listed building and was bequeathed to the people of Workington and district for use as a museum by the late Helena Thompson.
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Millom Discovery Centre
We have over 10,000 artefacts in the museum from letters, agricultural tools, models, displays, actual mining cage from Hodbarrow Mine and RAF room!!
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Cumberland Pencil Museum
The Pencil Museum is home to 500 years of history of the humble pencil. We hold demonstration events and workshops throughout the year, kids quiz trails and monthly drawing competitions.
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Little Salkeld Watermill
Traditional watermill producing organic & biodynamic stoneground flours. Famous vegetarian Tearoom. Millshop Gallery. Breadmaking courses. Great Day Out.
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The Rum Story
Set in the original 1785 shop, courtyards, cellars and bonded warehouses of the Jefferson family. The Rum Story has been authentically designed to provide all-weather family entertainment.
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