Lakes End is only 1 mile from The National Trusts Fell Foot Park, situated on the shores of Windermere. With events running throughout the year it’s the perfect place for a short scenic stroll, tasty picnic, adventurous play and more.
Free car parking for members, cafe and shop on site. Visit the attractions website for more details.
Newby Bridge is situated at the foot of Windermere, England’s largest lake. Away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist honeypots, we offer a quieter location with great access to the major link roads in to the Lake District.
Once here why not ditch the car and explore this stunning area with a spectacular voyage on Windermere, with magnificent views of mountain scenery, secluded bays and the many wooded islands.
From our door you have a couple of options;
A short walk to Newby Bridge Halt where you can catch a historic Steam or Diesel engine on the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway to Lakeside where Windermere Lake Cruises will sail you in to the heart of the lakes.
A slightly longer walk through Staveley in Cartmel or across the fields to the National Trusts Fell Foot Park, where you can catch the Fell Foot Ferry across the lake as a connection to the larger Steamers.
Please visit the attractions websites to plan your visit (The season usually runs from April – October)
The English Lake District always has something special to offer no matter what the season. There are many local events and attractions to visit during the summer months, in spring and autumn nature is at its best and in winter the area can be enjoyed in a tranquil manner when the visitor numbers are lower.
Whilst staying at Lakes End, you can enjoy lovely country walks. Within five minutes you can board the steam railway at Newby Bridge Halt, travelling to Haverthwaite or Lakeside. At Lakeside visit the Aquarium of the Lakes, and then board a steamer to Bowness-on-Windermere and Ambleside. Other popular attractions include, The World of Beatrix Potter, Cartmel Priory and Racecourse, Grizedale Forest, Tarn Hows, Holker Hall and Gardens, Fell Foot Park, Hawkshead Village and the market town of Ulverston.