Explore the local area

For big and small adventures

Nature Walk and Steam Train 

Take a walk along the nature trail at the back of the Swan Hotel, or hop on the Lakeside and Haverthwaite steam railway, the perfect addition to your Lake District adventure. 

The World of Beatrix Potter

The Lake District’s natural beauty and abundant wildlife inspired Beatrix Potter to write her much-loved stories. Explore the wonderful landscape where the tales are brought to life.

Fell Foot National Trust

Visit the beautiful Lakeshore park with stunning mountain views. Relax and soak up the atmosphere of this idyllic location, or take part in a range of activities, fun for all the family. 

Go Ape

Swing around in the trees. Great fun for those with a sense of adventure. 

Grizedale Forest

A trip to the Lake District wouldn't be complete without a visit to Grizedale Forest. Situated right in the heart of the Lake District Grizdale offers an unrivalled day out for everyone.

Discover walking & cycling trails or simply find a quiet spot to set up a picnic, admire the wildlife and relax...

There are many events happening at Grizedale throughout the year, from 'Gruffalo-Spotting' to adventure races, trail runs and car rallies.

Holker Hall

Visit the magnificent home of the Cavendish Family. 

Cartmel Races

A small family friendly race course in the pretty village of Cartmel. Races run throughout the summer and are a great family day out.

Levens Hall

A treat for gardeners. Visit the world famous topiary gardens. 

Find Us

The Swan Hotel & Spa, 
Newby Bridge, Cumbria, 
LA12 8NB, United Kingdom