Coniston Boating Centre – Just a short 5-10minute walk from the Crown Inn is the boating centre, where you can hire motor boats, canoes, rowing boats. They also offer activities on land including mountain biking or electric bikes.
Ruskin museum – The Ruskin Museum is just a short walk from The Crown Inn and gives people the opportunity to learn about the history of Coniston, including John Ruskin himself as well as the Coppermines, farming, Donald Campbell and much more.
Brantwood – Brantwood was the home of the famous John Ruskin, which you can visit easily by cruising across the lake or alternatively walking.
Spoon Hall Trekking Centre – Spoon Hall is 1 mile outside of Coniston village and welcomes beginners and experienced horse riders, Rides go along Coniston Fells, which offer beautiful views of Coniston’s mountain scenery and lake views. Bookings can be made by request on 015394 41391.
Hop-Skip-Jump – Beatrix potter is a short distance away, situated in Bowness where you can meet Peter Rabbit and all of his friends, they are brought to life through a virtual walk display, and you can also learn all about Beatrix Potter herself.
Coniston Water – The Lake is just a 10minute walk from the Crown Inn, where you can relax and take in the beautiful scenery or enjoy the water and on the Steam Yacht Gondola www.nationaltrust.org.uk/gondola, or the Coniston Launch www.conistonlaunch.co.uk.
Go Ape – Go ape is a ‘tree top adventure’ it’s an award-winning high wire forest adventure course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and zip slides up to 40 feet up in the trees.
Lakes Aquarium – A great day out for everyone on those rainy days, situated on Windermere Lake at Lakeside.
Tarn Haws – One of the best-known places in the Lake District with the views looking almost due north across the foot of the Langdale valleys towards Helvellyn.
Coniston 14 – The Coniston 14 is a race held every year in Coniston where runners run around Coniston water which is 13.875 miles long.