Boats at Ambleside. Jetty for steamers in the background.
The Armitt Library and Museum - provides a fascinating source of local history
Stock Ghyll Force, a spectacular 70 foot waterfall
Bridge House – a 17th century structure over Stock Ghyll, now used as an information centre for the national Trust.
Homes of Football, 100 Lake Road. 015394 34440. Weekdays 10am – 2pm (guaranteed, will sometimes stay open later). Weekends 10.30am – 4.30pm. Exhibition of photographs by Stuart Clarke, taken at football matches or football-related events all around the world. A fascinating insight into football culture. Strongly recommended.
Rockwood, in historic & beautiful nearby Grasmere, is an example of a fine traditionally built lakeland residence, which sleeps 10-12 and is only 10 mins quiet walk from the centre of the village. Oak Apple Barn close by in Hawkshead, one of the most picturesque villages in England, is a beautifully converted 17th century barn, which sleeps 2-4 in a wonderfully quiet location.