Whilst staying at High Wray Farm you may wish to explore the local area and take in what the area has to offer. There is enough to do to keep you busy for weeks! Below is a list of attractions arranged in distance from the farm - enjoy!
Hill Top - home to Beatrix Potter (3.5 Miles)
- Farmhouse where Beatrix Potter wrote lots of her children's stories
- Many of her beloved 'treasures' are on display
- Hill Top was model for 'Samuel Whiskers' illustrations and others
- Shop specialising in Beatrix Potter gifts
www.nationaltrust.org.uk | Interactive route map
Grizedale Forest Park (4.8 Miles)
Grizedale Forest Park provides a fantastic full day out for the whole family. Grizedale Visitor Centre is at the heart of the Forest Park and is a great starting place for your visit.
www.forestry.gov.uk | Interactive route map
Go Ape! Grizedale Forest
Rope bridges, a Tarzan swing and zip slides stretch through the forest up to 60 feet above the forest floor, the highest of any Go Ape course.
www.goape.co.uk | Interactive route map
Beatrix Potter Experience (5.1 Miles via Ferry) (8.3 miles)
The World of Beatrix Potter, meet Peter Rabbit and all his friends and learn even more about Beatrix Potter herself.
www.hop-skip-jump.com | Interactive route map
Rydal Mount and Gardens (5.2 Miles via Ferry) (8.2 miles)
Rydal Mount, in the heart of the Lake District, retains a lived-in, family atmosphere and has seen little change since Wordsworth and his family came to live there in 1813.
www.rydalmount.co.uk | Interactive route map
Windermere Steamboats and Museum (5.6 Miles)
The Windermere Steamboats and Museum have a unique collection of Lake Windermere's nautical heritage in a beautiful and tranquil lakeside setting.
www.steamboat.co.uk | Interactive route map
Windermere Lake Cruises - is the principal visitor attraction in Cumbria and is rated amongst the top ten in England.
Brantwood (6.3 Miles)
Brantwood was the home of John Ruskin from 1872 until his death in 1900, Brantwood became an intellectual powerhouse and one of the greatest literary and artistic centres in Europe.
www.brantwood.org.uk | Interactive route map
Kendal Museum (16.2 Miles)
Kendal Museum is one of the oldest museums in the country. It houses outstanding displays of archaeology and natural history, both local and global.
www.kendalmuseum.org.uk | Interactive route map
Abbot Hall Art Gallery & Museum (17.4 Miles)
The Art Gallery is housed in an attractive building, built in 1760. The collections include both local artists and also artists of national importance. Abbot Hall also houses the Museum of Lakeland Life.
www.abbothall.org.uk | Interactive route map
Holker Hall and Gardens (18.7 Miles)
At Holker you always feel like a welcome guest not a tourist. It is set in exceptionally beautiful countryside with gardens merging into parkland, with hills on one side and the expanse of Morecambe Bay on the other.
www.holker-hall.co.uk | Interactive route map
Laurel & Hardy Museum (19.6 Miles)
The world famous museum devoted to Laurel & Hardy in Ulverston, the town where Stan was born on 16th June 1890.
www.laurel-and-hardy-museum.co.uk | Interactive route map
Levens Hall (23.2 Miles)
The Hall is a magnificent Elizabethan mansion built around a 13th century pele tower with unique Topiary Gardens and a working steam collection.
www.levenshall.co.uk | Interactive route map
Lakeland Wildlife Oasis (25.8 Miles)
Lakelands Wildlife Discovery Centre is a unique and exciting blend of exotic wildlife and interactive hands-on displays - from magic molecules to mischievous monkeys.
www.wildlifeoasis.co.uk | Interactive route map
Sellafield Visitors Centre (30+ Miles)
With exciting science workshops, interactive exhibits and plenty of hands-on fun, Sellafield Visitors Centre is the great free day in for budding scientists of all ages.
High Wray Farm
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we have booked to come again next year"
Phil, Caroline & Catherine. High Peak
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