Things to do in Grasmere & Beyond!

Located in the idyllic village of Grasmere, Victorian House provides a central base to explore the delights of the Lake District. From quaint local shops, galleries and museums to action packed adventure days for the whole family. Surround yourself with beauty in one of the world’s most spectacular heritage sites.


Thrill Seekers & Fitness Fanatics

If it’s an adventure you’re seeking, prepare to be spoilt for choice! The Lake District provides the perfect playground for thrill seekers and fitness fanatics, so whether you’re looking to take in the stunning surroundings at a leisurely pace or experience the Lake District from a thrilling birds eye view you can be sure there are ample opportunities for the whole family. 

Lakeland Pony Treks Suitable for a variety of ages and abilities Lakeland Pony Treks provide an experience that allows you to set the pace. With a variety of bridleways and routes you can decide to take in the rolling countryside on a leisurely walk or during a more adventurous hack. 

Gyroproctor Experience Enjoy the outstanding beauty of the lakes with a birds eye view, choose from a variety of routes, take in the spectacular scenery during your flight experience.

Climbing, Hiking & Walking Enjoy inspiring running trails and challenge yourself with the Lakes infamous rocky terrain. From routes that are suitable for the whole family to national sporting events the Lake District provides an immersive location for fitness fanatics to get involved in sporting adventure. 

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Culture Lovers

Grasmere itself provides plenty of opportunities to soak up some English culture. Why not stop by and visit St Oswald’s church and the Wordsworth daffodil garden, the perfect afternoon stroll to build up your appetite for a trip to Sarah Nelson’s infamous gingerbread shop

Zeffirelli’s Art House Cinemas in Ambleside Zeffirelli’s provides a cinema experience to remember, supporting up and coming talents Zeffirelli’s also has a vegetarian restaurant, jazz club and cafe on site. 

Beatrix Potter Attraction An unforgettable visit for Beatrix Potter and Peter Rabbit fans, explore the private life of Beatrix Potter and reminisce on this childhood favourite.

National Trust Properties The Lake District displays a rich variety of National Trust properties, so if you’re a National Trust member or just looking to learn some more about local history there are plenty of properties to explore.

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Foodie Favourites


Whether it’s enjoying a delicious home cooked breakfast at Victorian House or experiencing the local fine dining options we believe sharing experiences is the key to creating a memorable stay. We have compiled a list of some of our favourite dining recommendations we hope that you will enjoy during your time spent with us.

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