Be in the know with our top picks of attractions in Allerdale bringing to life our heritage, culture and achievements.
Historic house and gorgeous gardens that families with children will love, situated in a majestic setting between Bassenthwaite and Skiddaw.
Top quality distillery tour, shop and bistro close to the shores of Bassenthwaite.
Get hands on and discover the wide variety of native species at the aquarium on the harbour side at Maryport.
Professional, repertory theatre with a rotating programme of classics and new works right on the shores of Derwentwater in Keswick.
They have been brewing in the historic market town of Cockermouth since the 19th century and their fine ales still use the same traditional brewing methods today.
Close to Keswick, the park features mountain bike and walking trails as well as Go Ape and Siskins café.
No trip to Allerdale is complete without a trip on a traditional launch. You can get off at numerous jetties and explore the lake environs at your pace.
A working slate quarry now reimagined as a high adrenalin must not miss experience featuring two via ferratas and mine exploration. Don't forget your slate memento.
The home of William and Dorothy Wordsworth illuminates their early years in this striking house on Cockermouth Main Street. Don't miss the working 18th century kitchen.
The museum in Maryport displays the largest group of Roman military altar stones and inscriptions from any site in Britain and unique examples of Romano-British religious sculpture.
The exhibition showcases the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and its special wildlife, heritage, landscape and communities.
Maryport's rich maritime history at the harbour side museum including its strong links to the White Star Line and the Titanic.
Excellent permanent collections includes decorative and fine art, literature, mountaineering and archaeology as well as frequent, changing exhibitions.
Over 100 amazing animals in 24 acres of parkland near Bassenthwaite. It’s a great day out for all the family.
Through words, pictures and carefully restored machinery, you can trace the history of pencil making and see how Derwent Fine Art pencils are made today.
Smashing fun for children of all ages. Be amazed, by mystified and be delighted in all one visit to the Keswick attraction.
Local history museum in Workington with displays from the 18th and 19th century built around the collection of Miss Helena Thompson.
As well as the fine mining museum, experience what it was like to be a miner on the mine tour.