Attractions near Shap
Acorn Bank Garden and Watermill (8 Miles)*
Acorn Bank is a delightful sheltered garden, renowned for its herbs and orchards growing old English fruit varieties.
Dalemain Mansion and Historic Gardens (9 Miles)*
Behind the impressive pink ashlar fašade lies the real surprise of Dalemain - its sheer variety. The history of the house stretches from Saxon times to early Georgian and has been in the same family since 1679
Rydal Mount and Gardens (13 Miles)*
Rydal Mount, in the heart of the Lake District, retains a lived-in, family atmosphere and has seen little change since Wordsworth and his family came to live there in 1813.
Windermere Lake Cruises (13 Miles)*
Windermere Lake Cruises is the principal visitor attraction in Cumbria and is rated amongst the top ten in England.
Kendal Museum (14 Miles)*
Kendal Museum was founded in 1796 - making it one of Britain's oldest museums.  The museum boasts unique collections of natural history and archaeology, and often hosts exhibitions, events and workshops.
Abbot Hall Art Gallery (14 Miles)*
The Gallery is housed in one of Kendal's most important buildings, a Grade I listed villa, on the banks of the River Kent. The galleries offer two floors of light-filled spaces in which to see art.
Hill Top (17 Miles)*
Those who have enjoyed the film Miss Potter will already know that the lovely Lake District farmhouse of Hill Top was the home of the prolific author and illustrator, Beatrix Potter.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Shap
Shap (1 Mile)*
Crosby Ravensworth (4 Miles)*
Askham (6 Miles)*
Temple Sowerby (6 Miles)*
Pooley Bridge (7 Miles)*
Along with Glenridding, the village of Pooley Bridge is the most important settlement on Ullswater, which would have been settled very early in the history of the lake...
Kirkby Thore (7 Miles)*
Long Marton (8 Miles)*
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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