Hill Crest is located close to many attractions and activity centres - there's always something to do, regardless of interests.

Lakes Aquarium

Discover the secret world of the Lakes at Britain's biggest freshwater aquarium.

Steam Ferries (Windermere)

The steam boats go from lakeside, up to either Bowness or Ambleside

Lakeside Railway

Located Within walking distance of Hill Crest Guest House.

Lakeland Motor Museum

Formally in Holker Hall grounds, now on our door step - 5 mins walk away.

South Lakes Animal Park

Home to over 1000 of the rarest animals, get as close as possible to experience these

Beatrix Potter Exhibition

A vibrant family attraction bringing to life Beatrix Potter's stories in a magical recreation.

Walks & Other Attractions

There are lovely country walks from Hill Crest, also many local attractions within easy reach including:

Grizedale Forest

Take a planned woodland walk or hire a bike. Winning best tourism experience 2005 .

Fell Foot Park

Take a small boat across from the steamboat terminal at Lakeside to the Park.

Holker Hall

8 mins drive away - enjoy the award winning gardens, the Motor museum and the hall itself.

Cartmel Village

The Priory is the focal point of Cartmel, a quaint town famous for it's sticky toffee pudding.


Home of Laurel & Hardy. They hold a Lantern procession in Sept and a Dickensian fest in Nov


isit the picturesque and quaint village of Hawshead, enjoy the shops and cafes.

Tennis + Golf

The latest in indoor tennis / outside golf courses only a short drive away. Please ask for details.

Leisure Club

The local leisure club is only 5 minutes walk away. Relax in the pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room.

Horse Riding

See the beauty of the lakeland fells from horse back - only a few minutes drive away.

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