The Pencil Museum
Be inspired by artists and create your own adventures in art. With workshops in creative crafts from animation, cartoons and illustrations to model making there is something for all the family to create. Discover the secrets behind the fascinating history of the escape artist’s pencil that RAF…
Borrowdale was famous for its high quality graphite deposit and Keswick was the home pencil manufacturing, which moved to West Cumbria in the 1990s. You can still find out about pencils in the museum.
“Lovely house and good walks to lakes and osprey centre. Adventure playground. Good cafe for lunch”
“Not been myself but totally recommended by the "girls". Pricey but worth it!”
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“A national trust property, once the home of William Wordsworth. Renovated to reflect the period, Wordsworth house is a great way to spend an afternoon.”
“The dramatic views from the top of Whinlatter Pass are in keeping with the sheer drama of our highest Go Ape location, over 1000 feet above sea level. This unique landscape inspires many artists, writers and thinkers – could it inspire you to push your physical boundaries on our Treetop Challenge course? Hit our exclusive trails on an all-terrain Segway. These beasts of the forest floor will take you to vantage points previously inaccessible to all but hardened hikers.”