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1) Aquarium of the lakes. Here you will be able to learn all the secret and mysteries of the British lakes at the biggest fresh water aquarium in Britain. You can also marvel at the wildlife who make lakes there home such as pikes and even sharks! There are also plenty of mammals to like otters, voles, field mice and brown rats. A highlight of the aquarium is the underwater tunnel where you can feel like you are really at the bottom of a lake and you might be able to spot the odd diving duck

2) Dove Cottage and The Wordsworth Museum. This is a must see for any fans of Wordsworth or English literature on a Lake District Holiday. Take a guided tour of the house where he wrote some of his most beloved poetry. During the tour you can also see internationally important collection of portraits, manuscripts and possessions.

3) Beatrix Potter Gallery. Visitor from across the world flock to here to learn more about one of the most popular children’s authors of all time. Beatrix’s most famous creations are on display and are changed regularly meaning evrytime you come back you will see something different.

4) The Lake District Visitor centre. Situated on the shores of Lake Windermere the centre has interactive displays and exhibitions, adventure playground, café and gift shop. At the Visitors centre you can board a cruise boat who will take you around the beautiful Lake Windermere.

5) The Lake District Coast Aquarium. It’s a great all weather attraction. There are numerous fun and interactive displays of the local freshwater and saltwater marine life, in fact you can even get hands on and stroke the rays and starfish. There are some educational talks as well as the chance to take part and feed the fish. Once you have feed, stroked and learned all there is to know about about fish you can head outside and play crazy golf or if your feeling active have a go on the adventure play park.

If you are planning a trip to the Lake District visit Borrowdale Gates a Lake District Hotel for Lake District Accommodation information

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