There is so much to see and do during your stay at Newby Bridge Hotel including a cruise on Lake Windermere
Lakeland Model Village
A Lake District family attraction at our sister hotel Damson Dene close to Bowness-on-Windermere featuring over 100 iconic Lake District buildings. Made from Coniston slate these miniature buildings include Beatrix Potters house, Hilltop and the Bridge House, Ambleside. Also bronze statues of Beatrix Potter and John Ruskin.
Take a cruise on Lake Windermere. Lakeside is just a mile from the hotel, and from here you can sail north to Bowness and Waterhead, Ambleside where you will find a range of independent shops and attractions
Grizedale Forest is 12 miles away or less via ferry and offers a choice of cross country and downhill mountain biking. Road bikers can enjoy quiet country lanes or challenging mountain passes such as Kirkstone Pass, Wrynose Pass, Blea Tarn or Hardknott Pass, which is the steepest road in England.
Located in Bowness-on-Windermere, The World of Beatrix Potter is a vibrant family attraction bringing to life Beatrix Potter's stories in a magical recreation of the Lake District countryside featuring Peter Rabbit.
Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway
Located at Newby Bridge, you can travel back in time when you climb aboard a train at Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway. A distant memory of bygone years for some and a new experience for others. It's a unique day out for all.
Mountain Goat Tours are based in Windermere and they are the number 1 Lake District tour driving specialist, boasting over 45 years of experience. Get off the beaten track and enjoy a small group experience with a knowledgeable driver guide.
If shopping is your thing you will enjoy the choice of independent stores available. Bowness, Windermere, Ambleside and Kendal all offer a great choice of shops including specialists in chocolate, coffee, wine, fashion and outdoor clothing, food and art.
Located nearby in Bowness-on-Windermere, the Royalty Cinema is a modernised 3 screen cinema set in an Art Deco-era building with a period auditorium and Wurlitzer organ.
E-Bike Safaris Electric Bikes for hire, delivered to customers accommodation in the South Lakes. We provide high spec Electric Hybrid Bicycles and Tricycles as well as children's bike seats, tag-alongs and child trailers. Customers can enjoy the Lake District by cycling from their accommodation, visit local attractions and participate in other leisure activities along the way.
You are spoilt for choice when it comes to walking. You will find the stunning viewpoint across Lake Windermere at Gummers How which can be reached from the door. Slightly further afield you can walk Loughrigg Fell, Tarn Hows, The Langdale Pikes, Fairfield Horseshoe, Kentmere, Coniston Old Man and Helvellyn just to name a few.