20 Best Tourist Attractions In Ambleside Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Tourist Attractions In Ambleside

We've rounded up the best tourist attractions in Ambleside in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 35 Ambleside tourist attractions to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the tourist attractions we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Map and booklet for The Ambleside Mystery Treasure Trail

The Ambleside Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Ambleside
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

You’re going to need all your mystery busting skills to get around the Rambler’s Riddle. He’s planted a series of dastardly clues all over The Ambles...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Bowness on Windermere Treasure Trail

  • Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

There's something for all the family on the Bowness on Windermere self-guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. The whole family (6 and up) will n...

Ruins of Kendal Castle on Curious About Kendal trail

Curious About Kendal

  • Kendal
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About Kendal is a unique way to explore this bustling Cumbrian town. The two walks can be enjoyed separately, or joined together if you want...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

The Keswick Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Keswick
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

By following the route along this self guided themed Keswick Treasure Trail, you and the children are sure to have a great time solving the clues and...

The Puzzling Place

  • Keswick
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Puzzling Place's World of Illusion takes the theme of Illusion and runs with it. It is home to their ‘Anti-gravity Room', ‘Ames Room', ‘Hologram...

Walking path within Lakeland Miniature Village in Grange Over Sands

Lakeland Miniature Village

  • Grange-over-Sands
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Lakeland Miniature Village features over 100 buildings made from local Coniston slate, all of which have been carefully handcrafted with hand tools o...

Guards at Lancaster Castle

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  • Lancaster
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

At Lancaster Castle families are welcome but the use of the building by the court does mean that all access is by guided tour, which might be too lon...

Ashton Memorial on Curious About Lancaster trail

Curious About Lancaster

  • Lancaster
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About Lancaster is an exciting way of discovering how this Roman city became what it is today. Enjoy the walks separately, or join them toget...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Lancaster Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Lancaster
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Take your brood on a search for lost loot with the Lancaster Treasure Hunt Trail. It’s a great way to work as a team and simply tonnes of fun! As wel...

Outside view of Carlisle Cathedral

Carlisle Cathedral

  • Carlisle
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Carlisle Cathedral is a small but beautiful 900-year-old building, full of history, stained glass and... spy tours! Begin by taking a peek at the sta...

Family on Treasure Hunt Trail

Carlisle Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Carlisle
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Take to the streets on the hunt for buried loot, on the Carlisle Treasure Hunt Trail. It’s a great way to see the sights while keeping your crew of s...

Kids on Treasure Hunt Trail

Settle Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Settle
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Pick out a pirate name and with a yo ho ho, join the hunt for buried loot on the Settle Treasure Hunt Trail. Salty sea dogs, young and old, will have...

Boys on Mystery Treasure Trail

Garstang Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Garstang
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Gold jewels and doubloons  If those sound like your bread and butter, you’re needed on the Garstang Mystery Treasure Trail. You and your crew of pint...

A family looking at a treasure trails map

Blackpool Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Blackpool
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Two heads are always better than one, so get the whole gang together for a fact-finding mission on the Blackpool Mystery Treasure Trail. The best way...

Outside view of The Devils Porridge Exhibition in Eastriggs

The Devils Porridge Exhibition

  • Eastriggs
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Devil's Porridge Exhibition is an amazing exhibition which tells the story of arguably the Greatest Munitions Factory on Earth, which was constru...

Outside view of Gretna Greens Famous Blacksmiths Shop

Gretna Greens Famous Blacksmiths Shop

  • Gretna Green
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Gretna Green's Famous Blacksmiths Shop has a lot more to it these days than the well known elopement significance and is actually a lovely place to v...

Outside view of Bolton Castle in Leyburn

Bolton Castle

  • Leyburn
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Bolton Castle is superb medieval fortress with a packed programme of daily events and activities indoors and out, great for a family day trip! Family...

Staff in costumes at Blackpool Tower Dungeon

Blackpool Tower Dungeon

  • Blackpool
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Blackpool Tower Dungeon is the ultimate thrill filled journey through 1,000 years of Lancashire's murky past, with 10 awesome live shows and a 60 min...

Street view of The Blackpool Tower Eye

The Blackpool Tower Eye

  • Blackpool
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Blackpool Tower Eye and solid safe glass Sky Walk offer stunning panoramic views across the North West from the very top of the iconic Blackpool...

Performance at Blackpool Tower Circus

Blackpool Tower Circus

  • Blackpool
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The groovy Blackpool Tower Circus presents an exciting wealth of entertaining talent through Britain's favourite clowns: Mooky and Mr Boo! Enjoy thei...

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