Local attractions

We hope you find these links to local attractions useful, we welcome any suggestions for you may have for additions to the list…

Aquarium of the Lakes
The Lakes Aquarium is top of the list of where to go and what to do in the Lake District. A spectacular underwater tunnel, talks, and feeding demonstrations make for a great family day out!
Carlisle Castle
Uncover a fascinating history through lively exhibitions, offering an insight into William Rufus, Mary Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie. There is a guided tour of the Castle and a gift shop
Hadrian’s Wall
Steeped in history there are Roman sites, forts, museums and countless milecastles and turrets to explore amongst the stunning landscape.
The Lake District
England’s largest National Park includes Scafell Pike – its highest mountain, Wastwater – its deepest lake and thriving communities like Keswick and Bowness-on-Windermere.
Visitors are guaranteed a wonderfully wooly experience¬†at the UK’s original and best Wool Festival
Muncaster Castle
The historic haunted castle, still a lived in family home is the jewel in the crown of this majestic setting on the Western Lake District.
Maryport Aquarium
Discover the amazing underwater world of Cumbria’s seas and coasts. See over 35 creative displays, specialising in native British aquatic life.
The Rum Story, Whitehaven
Set in the original 1785 shop, courtyards, cellars and bonded warehouses of the Jefferson family, The Rum Story has been authentically designed to provide all-weather family entertainment.
Silloth Music & Beer Festival
Sample delicious real ales and ciders whilst rockin’ to some of the countries well respected bands and tribute bands.
Silloth Vintage Rally
Vintage Cars, Tractors, Motor Bikes, Cycles, Steam Engines, Stationery Engines, Fun Fair, Stalls, Donkey Rides, Steel Band, Kid’s 5-a-Side Soccer, Auto Jumble, and much, much more..
Windermere Lake Cruises
Take a Windermere Cruise and visit attractions on-route such as the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway, Fell Foot Park, Brockhole, a visit to Ambleside and its shops.

Silloth Golf Club
Silloth on Solway Golf Club is blessed with stunning views of the Galloway Hills and The Lakeland Fells. The championship links of 6641 yrds laid out over the sand Hills. This links course is an R & A Regional Qualifying Course for the Open.
Wordsworth’s Lake District

Visit three of Cumbria’s best heritage attractions, Wordsworth House, Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum & Art Gallery, and Rydal Mount.

The Gincase
A fun family day out, children’s farm and tea shop just 2.7 miles from Rowanbank.