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derwent and catbellsAs well as walking and cycling, there are many other attractions and activities in the Lake District (now a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and the Eden Valley – far too many to mention them all here, so we have just listed a few of our favourites below:

ullswater steamer 2Ullswater Steamers - Ullswater ‘Steamers’ is an award winning environmental accredited Lake District attraction celebrating over 150 years of operating lake cruises on England’s most beautiful lake, Ullswater.

Ullswater ‘Steamers’ create the perfect opportunity to combine a lake cruise with some of the most famous and spectacular walks in the Lake District.
Ullswater Steamers


honister via ferrata

Honister - adventures, including mine tours and mountain via ferrata

Wordsworth – forever associated with the Lake District – see if you can spot Wordsworth links to Penrith when you are in town. For more information visit:
Dove Cottage & Wordsworth

dove cottageBeatrix Potter
The World of Beatrix Potter

Ice Cream – at Clifton, near Penrith
Abbott Lodge Jersey Ice Cream

Ullswater canoesTree and ropes adventure ?
Go Ape - Whinlatter

Indoor climbing at Penrith and Keswick:
Keswick Climbing Wall

Eden Climbing Wall (Penrith)

ullswater 2runners



New QCCT Q walkers welcomeCT Q cyclists welcomeTrip Advisor Certificate of excellence 2017



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B&B Courses

Elaine and Richard at The Red Townhouse have designed a comprehensive 2 day course on the day to day running of a B&B or small guest house.

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