IMMERSE YOURSELF IN LOCAL LIFE
Lakesway is set in a quiet and peaceful location in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, the ultimate destination to give you a beautiful, friendly home away from home.
With the perfect mix of undisturbed nature and interesting attractions, you will find something to inspire you every day of the year. Here are just a few on offer to our owners:
(1.2 miles from Lakesway)
A beautiful Elizabethan mansion set in landscaped grounds, most renowned for its spectacular topiary gardens. A great day out for the whole family and admission includes access to the café, shop and plant centre. Season tickets also available.
Sizergh Castle and Garden
(2.9 miles from Lakesway)
A medieval castle and estate managed by the National Trust, open six days a week to the public. Enjoy strolling through the gardens, exploring the exhibitions and newly opened library room, or watching the rare Hawfinch on the wildlife trail.
Lakeland Maze Farm Park
(4.1 miles from Lakesway)
If you’re looking for a fun day out for the kids, visit Lakeland Maze Farm Park located at Raines Hall Farm, Sedgwick. Explore the maze, pet the animals, or enjoy outdoor activities such as go karting, tractor rides and trampolining.
Curious About Kendal
(6.5 miles from Lakesway)
Head over to the historic market town of Kendal and explore the two self-guided walking routes, available in the Curious About Kendal booklet which also features an optional treasure hunt. Fun for kids and adults of all ages / walking abilities.
(9.7 miles from Lakesway)
Just 20 minutes’ drive from Lakesway is the world famous Cartmel Racecourse in Lakeland and its fantastic country backdrop. On racedays, the town is transformed with funfairs, country stalls and of course the odd pub or two. Racing dates throughout the summer.
Fell Foot Park
(11.4miles from Lakesway)
A charming park with playground, suitable for the whole family. A great spot for exploring the southern tip of Lake Windermere, offering breath-taking views at the water’s edge. Ideal for paddling, swimming and kayaking in the summer.
(11.5 miles from Lakesway)
An indoor aquarium featuring 30 themed habitats to showcase the diversity of life at the lakes. See the incredible species of Windermere through the underwater tunnel and be sure to check for regular events taking place throughout the year.
(11.1 miles from Lakesway)
Go sailing at the Windermere Quays marina, open 7 days a week. Hire an eco-friendly, electrically powered boat and explore the water, being able to get close to wildlife due to the very quiet engine. Boats are hired per hour.
GASTRONOMY IN THE LAKES
You will be spoiled for choice when it comes to restaurants in Levens, Kendal and around. Enjoy traditional pub meals at The Punchbowl at Underbarrow, The Strickland Arms, Romneys Gastropub, The Station Inn at Oxenholme, or The Black Labrador. For Michelin Star dining, book a table at Simon Rogan’s L'Enclume or The Samling in Windermere.
EXPLORE TOWNS & VILLAGES
The Lake District is famed for its historic towns and chocolate box villages. Venture out of the park to discover some of the most magical tourist destinations that attract visitors every year. Be sure to visit the nearby Kendal, Ulverston, Cartmel, Dent, Ravenglass, Bowness, Ambleside, Windermere, Grasmere and Keswick.