"I knew as soon as I saw the view across the Duddon Estuary and mountains beyond that I had found somewhere very special. My first caravan had gas lamps, so a conversion to electric was needed and now 38 years on I’m still here. "
Mr B

Local attractions and things to see and do

Surrounded by the beautiful Lake District and its many impressive views, walks and attractions, you’ll be spoilt for choice with a Longlands holiday home. Discover grand historical houses, farmers markets, medieval villages, artisan produce, breathtaking gardens and world famous visitor attractions - all on your doorstep.

Holker Hall & Gardens
As a Longlands resident you and your family can enjoy free access to one of Britain’s best loved stately homes; the magnificent Holker Hall & Gardens owned by Lord & Lady Cavendish. Just a 25 minute drive away, browse this impressive historic hall and its 25 acres of award winning woodland and formal gardens. Or stop off at the Holker restaurant and Food Hall to pick up a few delicious essentials. Holker Hall also hosts a variety of events throughout the year.
Cartmel Racecourse
Discount privileges for residents also apply to Cartmel Racecourse. A family day out with a difference this unique and picturesque racecourse is a must visit. Enjoy a flutter on the races, delicious food and fairground fun.
Lakeland Segway
Lakeland Segway is the longest running Segway Tour company in the UK. We won the prestigious "Best Experience in Cumbria" award by Cumbria Tourism. Open all year round we are located in the stunning medieval village of Cartmel. Longer tour times means more time on the Segway, smaller groups and great trails in this fantastic location.
South Lakes Wild Animal Park
An exciting safari zoo with over 1,000 of the rarest and most endangered animals all set in a unique natural environment. Great fun for young and old!
Lakes Laser Tag
A game consists of two teams of players who aim to complete the games mission. Players are “tagged” when “shot” by a beam of light. These beams are shot from high tech, easy to use guns that are held by each player. Sensors on each player pick up the beam of light that is shot from the other team and if these are hit the player loses “life force”.
The World of Beatrix Potter
A magical experience for all the family. A chance to learn more about this celebrated author and her enchanting characters. See if you can spot Peter Rabbit on your travels!
Coniston Water
Enjoy the beautiful views across this five mile long, and half a mile wide picturesque lake. Head to the Coniston Boating Centre to hire rowing boats, canoes, sailing boats and bikes, and enjoy life out on the water.
Grizedale Forest
For a scenic and active day out take a trip to Grizedale Forest. With walking and cycling trails, wildlife to spot, sculptures to admire, regular exhibitions and delicious food in the Grizedale Café you’ll have no problem finding fun things to do.
Ulverston Town Centre
This festival and market town in South Lakeland is filled with an array of specialist shops, cosy pubs and gourmet restaurants with regular events such as country markets and live folk music throughout the year.
Old Hall Farm, Bouth
Nestled in the magnificent Cumbrian hills, Old Hall Farm in Bouth offers a rare opportunity to watch Victorian based life unfold in front of you, with exciting exhibits and activities including steam driven engines, vintage tractors and horse ploughing, a working dairy making delicious ice-cream, the farm’s Chicken Shed Tea Room, offering freshly baked cakes and refreshments and a children’s play barn; it all combines to offer a unique day out with timeless appeal for the whole family.