Lake District Culture Map

Discover 20 literature, art and performance venues, alongside unmissable historic homes & museums, on our culture map of the Lake District.

Cultural Venues is the Lake District

// LITERATURE

01. Beatrix Potter Gallery

02. Dove Cottage & Wordsworth Museum

03. Hill Top & Nature Walk

04. Rydal Mount

05. Wordsworth House & Garden

// ART – INDOOR & OUT

06. Abbot Hall Art Gallery

07. Heaton Cooper Studio & Gallery

08. Grizedale Forest Sculptures

09. Rydal Hall Sculpture Path

// PERFORMANCE

10. Brewery Arts Centre

11. The Old Laundry Theatre

12. Theatre by the Lake

13. Zeffirellis/Fellinis

// HISTORIC HOMES & MUSEUMS

14. Allan Bank

15. The Armitt Museum

16. Blackwell, the Arts and Crafts House

17. Brantwood, home of John Ruskin

18. Castlerigg Stone Circle

19. Pencil Museum

20. The Ruskin Museum

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By car to the Lake District*
Liverpool – 1.5 hrs
Manchester – 1.5 hrs
Edinburgh – 3 hrs
London – 5 hrs

By rail to the Lake District*
Liverpool – 2 hrs
Manchester – 2 hrs
Edinburgh – 3 hrs
London – 3 hrs
* Distance is based on Google maps results to Kendal

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// OTHER LAKES CULTURE RECOMMENDATIONS

For more great ideas – check out our Top 20 Cultural Things to Do in the Lake District

Lakes Culture 2017 Calendar of Events – for an impressive line-up of art, music, performance and festivals throughout the year.

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