North West and Lake District

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Places to go and things to do

The World of Beatix Potter
The World of Beatix Potter

Immerse yourself and your family in the fictional world of one of the Lake District’s great literary figures. Beatrix Potter fell in love with the Lakeland countryside as a young girl on her holidays from London and your family is sure too aswell! Enchanting World The World of Beatrix Potter is set against the backdrop [...]

Witton Country Park
Witton Country Park

Escape the hustle and bustle of urban life and come to Witton Country Park! Reconnect to a gentler pace and embrace the animals and space around you. Lively Visitor Centre Witton is on the west edge of Blackburn and is a 480 acre setting for fun and family times. The park used to be a [...]

The World of Glass
The World of Glass

St Helens is famous for rugby league and also as being the home of Pilkington Glass. The World of Glass beautifully showcases one of the planet’s most durable and versatile substances. Glass History Now a global brand, Pilkington started life as the St Helens Crown Glass Company in the early 19th century . It continues [...]

Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

Head to Cumbria in the Northwest of England to see one of the country’s most spectacular narrow-gauge railways. Delightful Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway This line started life as grim and industrial, ferrying iron ore from the mines of upper Eskdale to the coastal port of Ravenglass. Looking at it today, it’s difficult to imagine that [...]

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