Other places of interest away from Lake Ullswater need more travel


Not Beer but a new Whisky Distillery opened in 15th December 2014 in Cumbria.

The Lakes Distillery, Setmurthy, near Bassenthwaite Lake, Cumbria CA13 9SJ

Tel: 017687 88850

This is a drive into the country at North-West of Lake Bassenthwaite.

Has a large visitors car park adjacent to distillery building.

Cafe and static train

Bassenthwaite Lake Station, Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, CA13 9YL

Tel: 017687 76599


Opened summer 2021

Penrith to Keswick line closed in 1950s-1960s along with Keswick railway station. The Bassenthwaite Lake rail station site has been renovated.

It has a Cafe in the building and has outside seats.


It has a static full size steam engine with carriages where you can have dinner in the carriage.


Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum, Threlkeld Quarry, Threlkeld, CA12 4TT

Tel: 017687 79747


With steam engines railway.

On south side of the road A66 going West towards Keswick