Places of interest around Aynsome Manor Hotel

The Lake District National Park has been developed for those who appreciate the pleasures of the countryside. For the guest who wishes to relax, the area is blessed with quiet woodland walks, unique locations for the artist, naturalist and photographer with scenic routes for the motorist seeking something different.

"The Cartmel Peninsula's green and rolling landscape enfolds Cartmel village, an entirely charming tangle of whitewashed and greystone houses along narrow lanes,
above whose slate roofs rises the bulk of the Norman Priory Church." - The Sunday Telegraph.

Aynsome Manor is located close to the village of Cartmel in the South of Cumbria allowing easy access to the many well known places and visitor attractions around the South of Cumbria and the Southern and Central English Lake District. We have included a selection of visitor attractions below.

  • Cartmel Priory - A 12th Century priory with guided tours in Summer

http://www.cartmelvillage.com/cartmelpriory.html

  • Holker Hall - Large gardens, park land, courtyard café, food hall and gift shop.

http://www.holker.co.uk/

  • Levens Hall near Kendal - Famous for its topiary garden

http://www.levenshall.co.uk/

  • Brantwood Museum at Coniston - Home of John Ruskin, poet, artist and critic

http://www.brantwood.org.uk/

  • Hill Top Farm - Beatrix Potter's Lake District home in Sawrey

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hill-top/

  • Dove Cottage in Grasmere - Residence of William Wordsworth

https://wordsworth.org.uk/visit/dove-cottage.html

  • Abbot Hall art gallery - An art gallery & museum of Lakeland Life in Kendal

http://www.abbothall.org.uk/

  • Sizergh Castle near Kendal - Well known for its fine Elizabethan furniture

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sizergh/

  • Brockhole Visitors Centre - The official Lake District visitors centre by Lake Windermere

http://www.brockhole.co.uk/

  • Windermere Lake Cruises - Gentle cruises along the full length of Lake Windermere

http://www.windermere-lakecruises.co.uk/

  • Aquarium of the Lakes at Lakeside - Discover the secret life of Lakeland's aquatic wonders

http://www.lakesaquarium.co.uk/

  • Grizedale Forest - Forest sculpture, waymarked walking and cycling trails, play area, visitor centre

http://www.forestry.gov.uk/grizedale

  • Haverthwaite Steam Railway - Lovingly restored steam locomotives haul comfortable coaches through the contrasting Lake and river scenery of the beautiful Leven Valley

http://www.lakesiderailway.co.uk/

  • Lakeland Motor Museum at Backbarrow a unique collection of some 30,000 exhibits.

http://www.lakelandmotormuseum.co.uk/

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