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South Lakeland is brimming with life and steeped in history, attracting people from all over the world. There is always so much to explore at any time of the year, and the best part is, it’s all on your doorstep!

We have a wealth of cultural venues and family attractions including art galleries, museums, theatres, exhibition centres and fun things to do. There are beautiful parks and gardens, all set within the wonderful natural landscape.

There is an exciting and vibrant arts scene in the Southern Lake District with plenty of opportunities for participation. The area has a wealth of arts societies, artists and voluntary groups who all contribute to providing a high-quality arts programme across the district.

So don’t delay, start planning your days out now. Explore our sections below:

Culture in South Lakeland Attractions
Galleries Museums
Parks & Gardens Theatre & Cinema
Tourist Information  


For more ideas of things to do in the area see the GoLakes and Lake District National Park's websites!