Things to do in Coniston

Cumbria’s Living Heritage have a wealth of historic houses and gardens ideal for a day out in Coniston and surrounding areas. See below for more information:

Brantwood - Home of John Ruskin


Ruskin’s former home offers a fascinating insight into the world of John Ruskin, offering a wealth of things to see and do for the whole family.

Open all year.  Mid Mar – mid Nov, daily 10.30am – 5pm.  Mid Nov – mid Mar, Wed – Sun 10.30am – 4pm.

Steam Yacht Gondola

More than just a boat trip, a cruise on Steam Yacht Gondola is a Victorian lifestyle experience played out on Coniston Water.
See website for sailing times.

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