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Lakeland Motor Museum

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Amazing number of cars

I went to the museum because it was cold and dark outside. It was a lovely surprise. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
isobell266
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Great Day Out

We went here on a raining day in Late October and was really impressed. The museum was interesting... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
James C
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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The Lakeland Motor Museum nestles in the picturesque Leven Valley, at Backbarrow, close to the southern tip of Lake Windermere in the beautiful English Lake District.This thought-provoking attraction provides a perfect 'whatever the weather', all...more
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Old Blue Mill, Backbarrow LA12 8TA, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went to the museum because it was cold and dark outside. It was a lovely surprise. Lots of cars, motorbikes and bikes and the bluebird exhibition too. Great way to spend a couple of hours and they had both of our first cars!

Thank isobell266
BluebirdC, Public Relations at Lakeland Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're delighted you enjoyed your visit to our museum. Thank you for your lovely review- we hope to welcome you again one day.

Reviewed 6 days ago

We went here on a raining day in Late October and was really impressed. The museum was interesting and insightful, as well as well looked after. The Cafe was fantastic, cake and tea who can complain. Well Worth the visit......

Thank James C
BluebirdC, Public Relations at Lakeland Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your wonderful review and five star rating. We're delighted you enjoyed your visit so much. We hope to welcome you again one day

Reviewed 1 week ago

Really liked this motor museum, it's not huge but they had a nice little range of cars. the exhibits are all in great condition and clearly well looked after. Really enjoyed the visit and you can easily spend hours here if you wanted to looking...More

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BluebirdC, Public Relations at Lakeland Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your fantastic review and five star rating. We're delighted you enjoyed your visit so much and hope to welcome you again one day

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The grandchildren were fascinated and there was a nice quiz to do. My husband and I loved it as most of it happened within our living memory. It is a really sweet place and very pushchair friendly with a large lift. I would recommend it...More

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BluebirdC, Public Relations at Lakeland Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review and five star rating. We're delighted all the family enjoyed your visit and for your recommendation. We hope to welcome you again one day.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Primarily visited here to see the Donald Campell exhibits but thoroughly enjoyed the Motor museum as well. Hundreds of exhibits crammed into a small building but very well laid out and interesting. Brought back many memories of the cars of my youth! The Bluebird building...More

Thank RayL771
BluebirdC, Public Relations at Lakeland Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit to our museum and delighted you thought of us a must visit location. Thank you for your lovely review. We hope to welcome you again one day.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not a huge fan of motor museums but this one is brilliant. The exhibits are in immaculate condition both inside and out. So many exhibits from different eras. Brought back memories of some of the cars I've had in the past. It's not just...More

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BluebirdC, Public Relations at Lakeland Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review and five star rating. We're delighted you enjoyed your visit to our museum and our Donald Campbell exhibition. We hope to welcome you again one day.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great visit after spending most of the day on the nearby steam railway. I was mainly interested in seeing the Sir Malcolm & Donald Campbell exhibition, which was very interesting and worth the entry fee alone. A must see for anyone who is...More

Thank David P
BluebirdC, Public Relations at Lakeland Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review and five star rating. We're delighted you enjoyed your visit to our museum so much and have highly recommended us. We hope to welcome again one day.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the museum today as a group of three adults & two children. Reasonable entrance fee with the residents discount. The museum itself was interesting for all & the Campbell section was really informative. Had lunch at the cafe which was good standard food...More

Thank Sally2464
BluebirdC, Public Relations at Lakeland Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit to our museum- thank you for your lovely review. We hope to welcome you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's an excellent motor museum for a nostalgic hour or so for us old folk but also good for youngsters. They get a quality quiz card to find out facts about the exhibits and get a medal if they get it (mostly) right! Good cafe...More

Thank Tom L
BluebirdC, Public Relations at Lakeland Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review and five star rating. We're delighted all the family, young and not so young, enjoyed your visit to our museum so much.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliantly laid out starting from oldest cars to newest (e reg I think) plenty of parking. It was brilliant totally worth it, we got there for when it opened so it was very quiet and we managed to get around and take lots of pictures....More

Thank Leonie A
BluebirdC, Public Relations at Lakeland Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review and five star rating. We're delighted you enjoyed your visit to our museum so much and hope to welcome you again one day.

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Megan S
16 April 2018|
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Response from Dot S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There was a couple when we were there. I think if they're well behaved and on a leash they're welcome.
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Anne T
31 March 2018|
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Response from BluebirdC | Property representative |
Hello - I can confirm we have a wheelchair for you to use and disabled access throughout. We hope to welcome you in near future.
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Jnb3805
11 July 2017|
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Response from BluebirdC | Property representative |
Thanks for the question. We receive a lot of visiting children, both families and schools who enjoy the Museum. We offer a free children's quiz which is well suited to this age range - children receive a medal for doing the... More
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