Watch our short film for ace outdoor art and family fun in Grizedale Forest, the UK’s first forest for sculpture
Watch our short film about the National Trust’s Allan Bank in Grasmere – the perfect place for a family day out!
Prepare to be inspired and discover the wonderful selection of National Trust attractions in the celebrated Lake District!
During the school holidays or for a surprise weekend away, why not let the Lake District provide the scenic setting for making some great family memories!
All year round Grizedale Forest invites you to venture to the southern Lake District for an exhilarating and inspiring cultural retreat.
The first-ever pencil was made in Keswick – from graphite mined nearby. The pencil industry continues there today – and Derwent pencils are used across the world.
Cultural adventures by bike and boat! Search for sculptures and stories in the scenic Grizedale Forest and enjoy adventures by kayak on Coniston Water, with a memorable trip over to ‘Wild Cat Island’.
Grizedale Forest is home to the largest collection of site-specific art in the UK. A collection of environmental art that has been created over the past 30 years and today establishes Grizedale uniquely as the UK’s first forest for sculpture!