Farm

Trotters World of Animals

Overview

With over 100 species of animals, you can spend the whole day wandering around the beautiful 25 acre park.

What makes it special

  • 25 acre park
  • Over 100 species of animal
  • Fun for all the family

Open daily 10am - 5pm

Price

Under 3s: free
Children 3 to 14 years: £5.75 
Adults: £7.75 
Seniors: £6.75

Hostels nearby

YHA Buttermere Entrance

YHA Buttermere

Garden / grounds
Private rooms available
Camping and Cabins

Trotters World of Animals

Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4RD

Map references

OS Grid Ref: NY 20585 32844

Lat/Lng: 54.682113, -3.2289369

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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Visit the barely-changed home of famous Romantic poet William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy. You'll find plenty to inspire you in the museum too.

Ambleside

Walking & rambling in Ambleside

A range of information on local walks is available from the hostel - just ask at reception and our friendly staff will be able to recommend a great walk for you.

Theatre by the Lake

Theatre by the Lake

One of the most beautifully located theatres in England, hosting film and literary festivals throughout the year.

Derwentwater boat trips

Boat trips on Derwentwater

Cruise the lake stopping at the lakeshore jetties where you can change boats, or enjoy the 50 minute trip around Derwentwater.

Whinlatter Forest

Whinlatter Forest

The Altura Trail which puts altitude into mountain biking or there's a Go Ape! with it's high wire forest adventure course.

Osprey

Osprey View Point

Spectacular view of the ospreys flying to and from their nest and, most amazing of all, catching fish from Bassenthwaite Lake.

Honister Slate Mine

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For underground tours and the popular Via Ferrata. Edge along ladders and bridges to reach a summit viewpoint over Buttermere. Visit the website

Golf

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An 18 hole golf course offering a unique golfing experience - with breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding Lakeland Fells.

The Puzzling Place

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Stuffed with puzzles, gadgets and curiosities The Puzzling Place is guaranteed to have something to amuse, entertain or puzzle you.

Museum

Keswick Museum

With its large collection of exhibits, the museum is a fascinating place to discover old Keswick and the Lake District.

Mountain biking

Mountain biking in Borrowdale

The 19 kilometre red grade Altura trail has two loops which includes 15 kilometres of challenging single track sections and popular features like berms, jumps, rock features, skinnies, cork screws and

Cycling

Cycling in Borrowdale

Cycling around Derwentwater is a great day in the saddle. Admire the ever changing and breathtaking views across Derwentwater and stop off at the cafe at Grange and Keswick to keep you going.

Climbing

Climbing in Borrowdale

Shepherd's crag is a unique climbing ground! The buttresses provide good pitches for both beginner and tiger. The rock is generally excellent.

Watersports

Watersports around Borrowdale

Fast and furious dragon boat racing is a must for groups and for something totally different, don't miss the experience of sailing or rowing a Viking Longboat.

Running

Running in Borrowdale

The Borrowdale valley has a great reputation with fell runners. And thanks to the races the hostel organises, YHA Borrowdale is now attracting plenty of people with a passion for dashing.