Summer Holidays in Cumbria: Team Walby’s Top Picks for Family Fun

As a parent and someone involved in creating memorable experiences at Walby Farm Park, we understand the challenge of keeping the kids entertained during the summer holidays in Cumbria. Even with our busy schedules, we always try to steal some time for family days out with our children. Drawing from our own experiences, here are our top recommendations for Cumbrian attractions and days out that promise a fun-filled summer adventure:

World of Beatrix Potter

Step into the enchanting world of Beatrix Potter’s beloved characters at the World of Beatrix Potter in Bowness-on-Windermere. This delightful attraction offers an interactive experience, perfect for kids and adults alike. Watch captivating shows or indulge in afternoon tea, you can delve deeper into the world of Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle-Duck, and other classic characters.

Eskdale and Ravenglass Railway

All aboard the La’al Ratty! Treat the family to a delightful journey back in time on the Eskdale and Ravenglass Railway, the oldest and longest narrow-gauge steam railway in England. Wind through the stunning Cumbrian landscapes, with breathtaking views of the Lake District National Park. It’s a nostalgic steam train adventure that delights the kids and brings joy to the young at heart.

Whinlatter Forest

For nature lovers, Whinlatter Forest in the Lake District is an idyllic escape. Explore endless walking and cycling trails, surrounded by lush greenery and beautiful views. The Gruffalo’s Trail is a must for younger adventurers, as they discover the beloved characters from Julia Donaldson’s iconic story. With a visitor center and play areas, Whinlatter Forest promises a day filled with outdoor fun.

Of course, as a passionate advocate of family fun, we always recommend Walby Farm Park for a fantastic day out during the summer holidays in Cumbria. Rain or shine, Walby offers a plethora of exciting activities and adventures for visitors of all ages. From magical animal encounters to thrilling indoor and outdoor play areas, there’s something for everyone – Walby Farm Park guarantees an unforgettable experience for the whole family.

So, whether you’re looking to explore the charming tales of Beatrix Potter, embark on a historic steam train ride, get lost in the wonders of nature at Whinlatter Forest, or spend a day at Walby Farm Park, Cumbria has an abundance of delightful adventures waiting for you and your family. Make the most of the summer holidays and create memories that will last a lifetime. Discover the best of Cumbria with your loved ones and experience the joy of quality family time together.

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