Local Places of Interest

(Miles to destination from Bigland Hall Caravan Park)

  • The Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway (2 miles)
    At Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway travel back in time when you climb aboard their train.  A distant memory of bygone years for some and new experience for others, it's a unique day out for all.
  • Lakeland Motor Museum  (3.3 miles)
    A diverse and unique road transport collection of some 30,000 exhibits assembled over a period of almost 50 years is thoughtfully displayed alongside many non-motoring additions, in fully DDA compliant state-of-the-art premises with a beautiful riverside setting.

  • Holker Hall & Gardens (3.6 miles)
    Holker Hall is the home of Lord and Lady Cavendish who welcome visitors of all ages to one of the best-loved stately homes in Britain. Magnificently situated only a short distance from Grange-over-Sands and the expanse of Morecambe Bay. Holker Hall is set in exceptionally beautiful countryside with gardens that merge into Parkland framed by the Lakeland Hills.

  • Old Hall Farm, Bouth (3.6 miles)
    This historic open working farm is a wonderful place to see with its many different activities throughout the farming year. You will see traditional 19th century farm life unfold whilst the land around is worked by heavy horses and steam engines.

  • Windermere Lake Cruises (5.1 miles)
    Explore the beauty of England's largest lake in the heart of the Lake District. Join us on the water for the most scenic views of the Lakeland fells.

  • Lakes Aquarium (5.1 miles)
    Aquarium with freshwater and marine life, featuring an underwater otter tunnel and stingrays.

  • Predator Experience (6.7 miles)
    Innovative bird of prey falconry days, reptile and mammal experiences within the stunning Lake District National Park in Cumbria. Motivated by the need to protect bio-diversity within the natural world, we won’t just show you how these birds live, we’ll take you there!

  • Cartmel Racecourse (5.2 miles)
    Against the backdrop of the beautiful English Lake District, Cartmel Races rekindles the spirit of the original steeplechases. Large crowds descend on the centre of the racecourse for picnics and parties while the horses race around the outside.

  • Cartmel Priory (5.3 miles)
    Cartmel Priory was an Augustinian Priory founded on the rule of St Augustine. Monks would pray without ceasing.  The Priory Church is  a place of prayer and worship today echoing the words of St Augustine.
     
  • Fell Foot Park (5.4 miles)
    Situated at the very southern tip of Lake Windermere, Fell Foot is a great, family friendly location to play, explore and relax. Sweeping lawns offer plenty of space for games, picnics and gentle walks, while easy lake access makes the park perfect for paddling, swimming and boating.

  • Ulverston (7.1 miles)
    Ulverston is a festival town, attracting participants and visitors from around the world.

  • Conishead Priory (8.9 miles)
    Conishead Priory is a well known visitor attraction in south Cumbria and each year welcomes thousands of visitors who appreciate the historic building and peaceful atmosphere. Described by English Heritage as '...a very important Gothic revival country house with few peers in the north west; the distinctive two towers of the front elevation are an important local landmark.

  • Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre ( 8.9 miles)

    Manjushri KMC is an internationally renowned centre for meditation, where everyone is welcome to enjoy a peaceful environment or join in the many programmes offered throughout the year. Whether you are looking for a day visit to the Buddhist Temple, house or grounds, an introduction to Buddhist meditation, or in depth courses and retreats, Manjushri KMC offers an enjoyable and meaningful experience.

  • Grizedale Forest (9 miles)

    Grizedale Forest, in the heart of the Lake District, offers an unrivalled day out for everyone - offering walking & cycling trails or simply discover a quiet spot to admire the wildlife, amazing sculptures, a place to relax and enjoy some great food.

  • Go Ape! (9 miles)

    Enjoy the Views from the Highest Go Ape Platform at 18 metres.

  • Grange-over-Sands(10.6 miles)
    The charming Edwardian resort of Grange-over-Sands is set between the Lake District fells and Morecambe Bay, and offers one of the mildest climates in the North of England.

  • Stott Park Bobbin Mill (10.6 miles)

    The story of the Bobbin Mill is brought to life with a brand new exhibition. Visitors can also see the journey from tree to bobbin first hand during production on the original belt driven machinery. A hands-on family trail helps visitors to imagine what it was like to work at the mill.

 

 

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