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Dog friendly attractions in the Lake District

Dog friendly attractions in the Lake District

If you’re looking to experience the thrill of a local attraction, the Lake District won’t disappoint. Ranging from boat tours of the lakes to mountain walks, there’s a huge amount to explore with your four legged friend. With so many dog friendly attractions in the Lake District you’ll never be bored. Explore some of the options available by browsing our list below.

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Email: LakelandMountainGuides@live.co.uk

Website: www.lakelandmountainguides.co.uk

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Lakeland Mountian Guides

WINDERMERE LAKE CRUISES

BOWNESS-ON-WINDERMERE

Explore the beauty of England's largest lake in the heart of the Lake District. Join us on the water for the most scenic views of the Lakeland fells.

Email: info@windermere-lakecruises.co.uk

Website: www.windermere-lakecruises.co.uk


Windermere Lake Cruises

LAKELAND MOTOR MUSEUM

BACKBARROW

Explore a fascinating collection of over 30,000 exhibits that trace the development of road transport throughout the twentieth century - cycles, motorbikes, motor cars and automobilia.

Email: info@lakelandmotormuseum.co.uk

Website: www.lakelandmotormuseum.co.uk


Lakeland Motor Museum

LAKESIDE & HAVERTHWAITE RAILWAY

HAVERTHWAITE

Jump aboard our train at Haverthwaite Station. Enjoy views from your carriage up to Lakeside; the southern tip of Lake Windermere. Combined tickets with Lakeland Motor Museum and Windermere Lake Cruises are available.

Email: info@lakesiderailway.co.uk

Website: www.lakesiderailway.co.uk


Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway

DERWENT WATER MARINA

PORTINSCALE

Situated on the shore of Derwent Water the Marina offers a range of activities from boat hire of SUP boards, Canoes, Kayaks, Pedalos and rowing boats, to Instructor led sessions including ,sailing, kayaking, canoeing, group canoes, raft building and ghyll scrambling.

Email: info@derwentwatermarina.co.uk

Website: www.derwentwatermarina.co.uk


Derwent Water Marina

CLAIFE VIEWING STATION

FAR SAWREY

Claife Viewing Station and the west shore of Windermere is a great place for you and your four legged friend to explore. The lakeshore path between Wray and Claife Viewing station is a safe, car-free walk that’s bound to set your dog’s tail wagging.

Email: claife@nationaltrust.org.uk

Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Claife Viewing Station

RAVENGLASS AND ESKDALE RAILWAY

RAVENGLASS

Hop aboard the La’al Ratty (which means ‘little railway’ in old Cumbrian dialect) for an unforgettable family day out! The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway is one of England's oldest and longest narrow gauge railways and runs for seven miles with a journey time of 40 minutes each way. You can start your journey at either end of the line.

Email: steam@ravenglass-railway.co.uk

Website: www.ravenglass-railway.co.uk


Ravenglass  Railway

ULLSWATER STEAMERS

GLENRIDDING

Ullswater ‘Steamers’ is an award-winning, environmentally accredited Lake District attraction. Cruises connect to some of the most famous and iconic walking routes in the National Park, with views of Wordsworth's Daffodils on the west shore in spring. The fleet of heritage vessels sails a serpentine course for eight miles, connecting all four shores of the lake – Glenridding, Pooley Bridge, Howtown and Aira Force.

Email: enquiries@ullswater-steamers.co.uk

Website: www.ullswater-steamers.co.uk


Ullswater Steamers

HONISTER

BORROWDALE

Located at the head of Honister Pass in the centre of the Lake District, producing the most thrilling, interesting and memorable Lake District Adventures on offer, whatever the weather.

Email: info@honister.com

Website: www.honister.com


Honister

LOW SIZERGH BARN

SIZERGH

Discover every day staples and foodie finds in the 17th century barn farm shop, explore craft and gift galleries, watch cows being milked whilst sampling treats from the tearoom menu, or walk the farm trail through beautiful countryside. Dogs are welcome in the outdoor areas, including the outdoor cafe area, which is open during peak times (holidays and weekends).

Email: info@lowsizerghbarn.co.uk

Website: www.lowsizerghbarn.co.uk


Low Sizergh Barn

PATH TO ADVENTURE

GRIZEBECK

Path to Adventure offers quality Lake District adventures with friendly professional guides. Canoeing, ghyll scrambling, bushcraft, guided walks, rock climbing and abseiling. Dogs welcome by arrangement.

Email: info@pathtoadventure.co.uk

Website: www.pathtoadventure.co.uk


Path to Adventure

MISTYS MINI GUIDES

KESWICK

Local, fully qualified summer mountain leader offering super guided walks and fun navigation days in the Lake District. Dogs welcome! Specialising in scramble and ridge-free hiking for those wishing to reach the best summits without the exposure! BIG-dog friendly hiking guidebooks also available for stile-free Lake District walks!

Email: mistysminiguides@icloud.com

Website: www.mistysguidedwalks.co.uk


Mistys Mini Guides

HUTTON-IN-THE-FOREST

PENRITH

Hutton-in-the-Forest is a historic house in Cumbria with spectacular gardens and architecture. It is open to visit through the spring and summer. Dogs are also welcome in the tearoom.

Email: info@hutton-in-the-forest.co.uk

Website: www.hutton-in-the-forest.co.uk


Hutton-in-the-Forest

STEAM YACHT GONDOLA

CONISTON

Take a trip on the Historic Steam Yacht Gondola on Coniston Water. Take the North Lake Cruise, Heart of Coniston Cruise or the longer full lake cruise. Sit back and enjoy the peace of the water and Coniston fell views with supporting commentary from the knowledgeable crew. Dogs travel free.

Email: sygondola@nationaltrust.org.uk

Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Steam Yacht Gondola

KESWICK LAUNCH CO

KESWICK

Keswick Launch Company offers cruises on Derwentwater in the Lake District, aswell as rowing boats and motor boats for hire.

Email: info@keswick-launch.co.uk

Website: www.keswick-launch.co.uk


Keswick Launch Co

CONISTON LAUNCH

CONISTON

Coniston Launch offers a variety of ways that you can enjoy a beautiful boat cruise on Coniston Water in the Lake District.

Email: info@conferry.co.uk

Website: www.conistonlaunch.co.uk


Coniston Launch

BROCKHOLE ON WINDERMERE

WINDERMERE

Brockhole loves our four-legged friends! Well-behaved dogs on leads are welcome in the gardens and grounds, the shop, the exhibition area and the cafe terrace and orangery.

Email: info@brockhole.co.uk

Website: www.brockhole.co.uk


Brockhole

THRELKELD QUARRY & MINING MUSEUM

THRELKELD

Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum is a unique attraction in the Lake District which gives visitors an insight into Lakeland's industrial past.

Email: threlkeldquarrymuseum@btconnect.com

www.threlkeldquarryandminingmuseum.co.uk


Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum

LAKES ESCAPES

WORKINGTON

Lakes Escapes Ltd is the first LIVE escape room in West Cumbria. We welcome groups of between 2 to 6 people whose aim it is to complete the game objective with 60 minutes.

Email: info@lakesescapes.co.uk

Website: www.lakesescapes.co.uk


Lakes Escapes

ALLAN BANK

GRASMERE

Make yourself at home at Allan Bank, where Grasmere's valley unfolds from the picture windows and woodland grounds. Dogs must be kept on leads in the house and grounds.

Email: allanbank@nationaltrust.org.uk

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/allan-bank-and-grasmere


Allan Bank

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