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Cumbria's Living Heritage

Cumbria’s Living Heritage brings you an exclusive collection of great houses, gardens, museums and cultural attractions in and around the Lake District.

With 33 unique properties on offer for you to explore, from castles to much loved family homes and glorious gardens to cathedrals, museums and ruins, the only problem you’ll have is deciding where to visit first.

If you are in need of some inspiration for days out in Cumbria, take a look at our suggestions for dog friendly attractions, or days out with the kids, as well as literary heroes from the Lake District, and a list of the attractions that also have the benefit of a restaurant or café, enabling you to enjoy some local food and drink on your visit.

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Muse In Cumbria’s Amazing Museums
MOLLI Chemist Shop

Muse for a while in seven Cumbrian museums and have a thought-provoking intriguing day out. Each of the museums in question – the Keswick Museum, the Lakeland Motor Museum, the Ruskin Museum, the Museum of Lakeland Life, the Quaker Tapestry, Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life and The Armitt – additionally help prove John Ruskin’s view […]

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A history of Cumbria and the Lake District in 33 objects
Tea Caddy at Dove Cottage, Grasmere

Discover the history of Cumbria and the Lake District through 33 fascinating objects that explore the area from pre-historic times to the present day. These interesting items and their stories can be explored by visiting our great houses, gardens, museums and cultural attractions as well as their websites, through the links below:   A Derby built Bentley in […]

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10% discount at Keswick Museum

10% discount off entry to Keswick Museum

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Free cup of tea or coffee at Muncaster Castle

FREE cup of tea or coffee

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Kids Go Free

Kids Go Free

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50p off admission to Holker Hall & Gardens

50p off admission at Holker Hall & Gardens

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50% off entry to Lakeland Motor Museum for local residents

Available to residents of CA and LA postcodes

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‘10% off season ticket’ for Kirklinton Hall and Gardens

Exclusively available to Cumbria's Living Heritage customers.

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‘Free tea and cake’ at Kirklinton Hall & Gardens

Exclusively available to Cumbria's Living Heritage customers.

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‘2-4-1 Garden Entry’ at Askham Hall

'2-4-1 Garden Entry' at Askham Hall

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