Things to Do

Situated in the Heart of the Lake District between Windermere and Ambleside, you will find that there is loads to do around Pudding Cottage. 

Brockhole

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Brockhole, the Lake District Visitor Centre is right opposite the cottage. There is a fantastic range of activities on offer to suit people of all ages, including a children's adventure playground, ferries, lake walks, tea rooms and for the very brave – swimming in the Lake!

Visit www.brockhole.co.uk to find out more.

For the Kids

For the Kidsgoape

www.goape.co.uk (one for the teenagers)

www.hop-skip-jump.com (Beatrix Potter attraction in Windermere)

www.aquariumofthelakes.co.uk (Bowness)

www.wildanimalpark.co.uk (Grange)

www.lakesiderailway.co.uk (Newby Bridge)

www.lakelandmotormuseum.co.uk (near Grange)

www.lakelandminiaturevillage.com (near Grange)

www.lakelandponytreks.co.uk (Pony trekking)

www.high-adventure.co.uk (Hot air ballooning)

Eating / Drinking Out

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If you fancy a bite to eat whilst you're out and about during the day we recommend that you visit these great places:

Wateredge Inn
(Ambleside - child and dog friendly)

The Mortal Man
(Troutbeck - accepts dogs)

www.lucysofambleside.co.uk
(recommended by many guests)

www.zeffirellis.com
(Ambleside – dinner and cinema)

www.thejumbleroom.co.uk
(Grasmere)

www.cragwoodhotel.co.uk
(Windermere)

www.langdalechase.co.uk
(Lovely setting for a lakeside drink)

Fine Dining

hrishiIf you want to treat yourselves or celebrate a special occasion then these venues are great places to visit:

www.oldstamphouse.com
(Ambleside - This is the owners' personal favourite recommendation)

Merewood Country House Hotel
(Just a stone's throw from Pudding Cottage)

www.thesamling.com
(Close to the cottage – Michelin-starred)

Hrishi at the Gilpin Hotel and Lake House
(Windermere - Michelin-starred)

Forest Side
(Grassmere - Michelin-starred)

www.lenclume.co.uk
(Cartmel - Two Michelin-starred restaurant. Voted "Britain's best restaurant" in the Times.)

Porto
(Bowness on Windermere)

Lake Road Kitchen
(Ambleside)

www.millerhowe.com
(Windermere)

www.holbeckghyll.com
(Windermere)

Rainy Day Activities

Health Club

choices-logoGuests at Pudding Cottage can enjoy complementary membership of Choices Health Club in nearby Troutbeck Bridge. The cottage has membership for five people, plus children under five

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If you want to go out and catch a movie then we have two great local cinemas nearby:

www.zeffirellis.com
(Dinner and cinema experience)

Royalty Cinema
(Bowness- built 1926)

Nearby Pubs

To kick back and relax with a drink at the end of each day, why not visit our local pub:

The Mortal Man
(Troutbeck - accepts dogs)

Langdale Chase Hotel
(On the edge of Lake Windermere)

www.thesunhotel.co.uk
(Troutbeck Bridge)