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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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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...


Windermere, South Lakes

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

Hill Foot Garden Centre

Ulverston, South Lakes

A gardeners paradise can be found at Hill Foot Garden Centre in Ulverston. The centre is filled year round with an amazing range of plants, flowers and shrubbery, outdoor furniture and accessories....

Bowland Outdoors

Lancaster, South Lakes

Bowland Outdoors is based in the heart of the countryside. We are situated between Preston and Lancaster in a village called Scorton near Garstang. Our heritage and love of outdoor and country sports...

Coniston Launch

Coniston, South Lakes

Coniston Launch offers a unique experiece in cruising as you meander along aboard a 1920s solar-electric powered launch. An environmentally friendly option from which to enjoy the beautiful sights...

Holmescales Activity Centre

Kendal, South Lakes

Holmescales Activity Centre near Kendal is the place to go for an action packed day out. Outdoor fun and games is the speciality here and all ages and abilities are catered for. The team of well...

Lakes Leisure Ulverston

Ulverston, South Lakes

Lakes Leisure in Ulverston has everything you need for a great day out. There is a wide choice of activities to entertain the whole family every day. Sports and fitness classes, indoor and outdoor...

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...

Hawkshead Brewery

Staveley, Windermere, South Lakes

Hawkshead Brewery offers visitors the chance to see at first hand the unique processes of beer making, at The Beer Hall. The brewing process can be observed from the comfort of the bar whilst...

Yew Tree Barn

Grange-over-Sands, South Lakes

Yew Tree Barn can be found at Grange-over-Sands and is a haven for art lovers and shopaholics alike! The vast collection of artists and craftspeople display their unique goods and expert talents for...

Westmorland Shopping Centre

Kendal, South Lakes

In the heart of the pretty town of Kendal, the Westmorland Shopping Centre offers all weather shopping, all year round. The centre has a great mix with a number of famous named retailers, independent...

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