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Discover the Surrounding Area


Explore the Beauty and Charm of Ambleside and the Lake District


Windermere Steamboats Museum

Windermere Steamboats & Museum is located on a former sand wharf site where, for many years, barges unloaded gravel dredged from the bed of the lake. When this operation ceased in 1975, the Windermere Nautical Trust acquired the use of the site and the museum was built in 1976-77 with the help of The Maritime Trust and the English Tourist Board. For a great day out visit the Windermere Steamboats & Museum situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Windermere. This Windermere attraction offers a unique and historic collection of steam & motor boats, steam launch trips, shop and refreshments. The museum is open 10am to 5pm daily from mid-March to the first week in November.

World of Beatrix Potter -


The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction can be found in Windermere. The attraction has won a number of awards and is one of the top ten most popular visitor centres. Within the centre you will discover Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle Duck and all their friends in a magical indoor recreation of Beatrix Potter classic tales. With the sights, sounds and also the smells of the countryside, you will be able to see Mrs. Tiggy-winkle in the kitchen, go past Jeremy Fisher's pond and even walk through Squirrel Nutkin's old oak tree. Also at the centre you will be able to learn more about Beatrix Potter's life in the Hidden Beatrix Potter's presentation and video wall. Take a break in the Tailor of Gloucester Tea Rooms and then visit the shop where you can browse and purchase top quality Beatrix Potter merchandise.


Stott Park Bobbin Mill -

Newby Bridge

Discover the fascinating history of the only working bobbin mill in the Lake District, located on the picturesque shores of Lake Windermere in Cumbria. Take a tour and explore the exhibition to learn about the production of wooden bobbins, which were essential to the Lancashire spinning and weaving industries. Witness the journey from tree to bobbin firsthand on the original belt-driven machinery and enjoy a hands-on family trail with dressing up for children. Don't miss the chance to experience the life the 250 men and boys who worked here in often challenging conditions to produce a quarter of a million bobbins a week.

Come and discover the natural beauty and vibrant community of the Lake District. Lyndale Guest House is your gateway to an unforgettable experience.

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