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Hidden Gems

Think you know everything there is to know about the place where you live?

You’d be surprised! Here you can find out about some of South Lakeland’s best-kept secrets. There are many hidden gems and treasures tucked away. Climb the mountains and trawl the valleys for little-known hideaways, secluded havens and majestic views. Go on, explore for yourself!

Here, you can also find Film & TV Locations and Famous Folk from around the area!


Arnside Promenade, Arnside

Arnside Promenade, Arnside

The best way to appreciate the picturesque former fishing port of Arnside, set in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is to approach it... read more >


Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway, Haverthwaite

Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway, Haverthwaite

Hard working steam trains haul trains on this steeply graded railway. Comfortable coaching ensures passengers have a pleasant and leisurely journey... read more >

Tel: 015395 31594 Web: http://www.lakesiderailway.co.uk

Ruskin's View, Kirkby Lonsdale

Ruskin's View, Kirkby Lonsdale

Approach the beautiful Norman Church of St Mary the Virgin by a pretty alleyway beside the Sun Inn and linger for a while in its lovely churchyard... read more >


The Hoad, Ulverston

The Hoad, Ulverston

The Hoad, or John Barrow Monument, may not exactly qualify as hidden, perched as it is on a hill next to the busy A590 but, as most people just zoom... read more >


The Kent and Bela Estuary, Milnthorpe

The Kent and Bela Estuary, Milnthorpe

Diversity of landscapes is one of the delights of South Lakeland, from lakes and mountains to floodplains and shorelines. The confluence of the Kent... read more >

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