South Lakes Overview

When thinking of the Lake District most people think of Windermere, England's longest lake set majestically amidst the most breathtaking scenery in the Southern Lakes. The village of Windermere sits at the edge of the stunning Lake District National Park and is a favourite with tourists and visitors. Lake Windermere is a paradise for any water sport enthusiast and is always buzzing with activity whatever the weather. The Windermere Steam Boat Museum is a perfect family day out, as is the visitor centre at Brockhole.

Kendal is the largest town in the Southern Lakes and offers everything the visitor needs, excellent shopping, restaurants, cafes and bars. Local pubs selling locally brewed ales and home produced fare offer a warm...

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Kendal Golf Club

Staveley, Kendal, South Lakes

Kendal Golf Club stands proud above the beautiful Lake District town of Kendal. The views of the surrounding countryside from the tees are simply stunning. The golf is excellent at this ever...

Lakes Gliding Club

Barrow-in-Furness, South Lakes

The Lakes Gliding Club based at Walney Island is the perfect site from which to launch your craft and take in the views as you soar above the breathtaking countryside. The club is open all year round...

Lake Windermere

Windermere, South Lakes

Lake Windermere is the largest natural lake to be found in England; it is 12 miles long, one mile wide and 220 feet deep. Several rivers run into this huge lake, which gets its name from the...

Furness Railway

Barrow-in-Furness, South Lakes

The Furness Railway offers a trip back in time for visitors, who are treated to a nostalgic ride on an historic steam train. The magnificent station has been restored and there are state of the art...

Arnside and Silverdale

Carnforth, South Lakes

Arnside and Silverdale is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty set in the stunning Cumbrian countryside, and is amongst the smallest areas of protected wildlife habitat in the United Kingdom.


Windermere, South Lakes

Hayeswater is a small lake situated in a remote spot in the southern Lakes

Ramblers Association

Kendal, South Lakes

The Ramblers Association works hard to open up the countryside to everyone, to enable us all to get out and enjoy the delights of the great outdoors. Walking in the Lake District is made all the more...

Kentmere Pottery

Kendal, South Lakes

Kentmere Pottery still produces hand made pottery using original methods and finishes. The unique designs and beautiful decoration have made the ceramics very collectable. Visitors to the studios can...

Dales Way Footpath

Bowness-on-Windermere, South Lakes

Dales Way is a well routed long distance footpath which encompasses the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. 80 miles long and with numerous stopping places in the most wonderful locations, it...

Dalton Castle

Dalton-in-Furness, South Lakes

The National Trust site of Dalton Castle remains, in the centre of Dalton, stand as a reminder of the Scottish invasions and the turbulent history of the village. The magnificent dungeon tower is...

K Village Shopping Centre

Kendal, South Lakes

Retail therapy becomes a unique pleasure at The K Village Outlet in Kendal. Visitors are spoiled for choice with the range of shops and designer outlets, cafes and restaurants. The interesting on...

Coniston Boating Centre

Coniston, Ambleside, South Lakes

Coniston Water is the perfect venue for sailing and water sport enthusiasts. Coniston Boating Centre offers every opportunity for taking full advantage of this magnificent waterway. The stunning...

Furness Abbey

Barrow-in-Furness, South Lakes

Furness Abbey is an English Heritage visitor site which is home to the impressive sandstone ruins of the Abbey. There is an interesting museum and shop on site where visitors can find lots of...

Where to shop in the Lakes

Ambleside, South Lakes

Shopping in the Lake District is wide and varied. There are picturesque little market towns with unique shops and old fashioned market squares. There are also trendy modern shopping centres housing...

Go Ape @ Grizedale Forest Park

Hawkshead, Ambleside, South Lakes

Go Ape adventure @ Grizedale Forest Park offers an exhilarating outdoor adventure experience, set amongst the treetops in the woodlands of the stunning forest. A perfect place to take the...

Levens Hall and Gardens

Kendal, South Lakes

Levens Hall and Gardens in Kendal provide a spectacular sight for visitors, with imposing buildings and award winning gardens. The house is furnished in grand style with a vast collection of art...

The Climbers Shop

Ambleside, South Lakes

The Climbers Shop in Ambleside is one of the Lake Districts independent specialists in supplying equipment and clothing for climbing, mountaineering, fell running and hill walking. Well trained and...

KAN Health Foods

Kendal, South Lakes

KAN Health Foods situated in Kendal, offers a comprehensive selection of products aimed at promoting good health. Visitors are made welcome to browse the vast range of items on offer and seek free...

Leighton Moss

Carnforth, South Lakes

Leighton Moss nature reserve is a spectacular reed bed which supports a vast number of breeding birds. The visitor centre houses a range of interactive displays and a cosy tea room. Several nature...

Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway

Ulverston, South Lakes

Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway runs on the Furness Branch Line and offers visitors a unique step back in time. The steam train rides trundle passengers along through the spectacular Lake...

Low Sizergh Barn & Tea Room

Kendal, South Lakes

Low Sizergh Barn & Tea Room is a wonderful country experience combining stunning scenery and exhilarating fresh air with some of the best local farm shopping. The Tea Room is the icing on the...

Blackhall Yard Shopping Centre

Kendal, South Lakes

Visitors to Blackhall Yard in Kendal can be sure of a unique shopping experience. The centre has a good variety of independent shops in which to seekout those special gifts, or maybe find some real...

Elephant Yard

Kendal, South Lakes

Elephant Yard in the bustling town of Kendal is the perfect place to shop till you drop! Filled with a wide variety of shops and cafes this cosmopolitan retail centre has everything you could...

Dallam Outdoors

Kendal, South Lakes

Dallam Outdoors is a leading provider of Outdoor Education courses for all ages and abilities throughout the country. The well established company offers provision for educational, recreational and...

River Deep Mountain High

Ulverston, South Lakes

River Deep Mountain High of Ulverston is an outdoor pursuits centre offering a wide range of adrenaline fuelling activities. Perfect for a family, team or group activity there is so much to do you...

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