Step back in time. The house and garden have been taken back to the 1770s, right down to the last knife and fork.
What makes it special
- Step back in time
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday - 11am - 5pm
Friday - closed
Other things to do nearby
Take a tour of the brewery and finish off by sampling some of Jennings' superb Lakeland ales in the Old Cooperage.
With over 100 species of animals, you can spend the whole day wandering around the beautiful 25 acre park. Visit the website (Formally known as Trotters World of Animals.)
The Altura Trail which puts altitude into mountain biking or there's a Go Ape! with it's high wire forest adventure course.
Spectacular view of the ospreys flying to and from their nest and, most amazing of all, catching fish from Bassenthwaite Lake.
Whether ridge-scrambling, Wainwright-bagging, or walking to a pub/café is your thing, YHA Skiddaw Bunkhouse is ideally located.
YHA Skiddaw sits at the centre of a network of popular routes of varying difficulty and we can easily accommodate bikes at the hostel.
Hiking in the Northern Fells. For circular walks over Lakeland giants Blencathra and Skiddaw, or ticking off the 24 Wainwrights in the area, YHA Skiddaw House is ideally situated. If y
YHA Skiddaw House is situated on the popular ‘Skiddaw Loop’ and there are great circular routes of varying distance and difficulty in the area. Find out more
Fantastic running straight from the front door of YHA Skiddaw House on grassy, rounded fells. Choose from Skiddaw, Blencathra or one of the quieter fells around Knott. Recce the first
There are fantastic multi pitch climbs on the quick drying Grey Crag to suit all abilities.
The Fred Whitton Challenge is a famous endurance event taking place in early May each year. It’s a 112 mile ride over all the principle mountain passes of Lakeland.
The cream of Lake District wild swimming is to be found in the Buttermere valley in the crystal clear waters of the Buttermere and Crummock waters and local tarns.
Enter through a graphite mine replica and follow the path of pencil making from the reign of Elizabeth 1st to the present day.
There are fantastic crags, climbing and bouldering in the area, just make sure you look across the valley to get the best views from the top!
Stuffed with puzzles, gadgets and curiosities The Puzzling Place is guaranteed to have something to amuse, entertain or puzzle you.
Enjoy the thrill of sailing your own boat. Whether you're looking for speed or relaxation, we'll teach you the basic skills to make your boat move (and stop!), and turn it where you want to go.