Children looking at the Tennyson stone by Bassenthwaite copyright LDNPA

Discovery zone

Our discovery zone is full of fascinating facts about the Lake District's past.

Twice the fun in our online games!

Viking explorer from Time Trekkers game

Travel through time mazes to collect precious pouches. But watch out for wolves in our Time Trekkers game (opens in new window).

Archaeologist from Can We Dig It? game

Aerial photos or geophysics surveys? How many trenches to dig? Choose wisely if you want a successful excavation in our Can We Dig It? game (opens in new window).

Feeling arty?

Colouring-in sheet examples

Bring Vikings to life, give some zing to a Roman or cheer up a churchyard with your colouring! There's also swirly rock art, milling around at the Bobbin Mill and apple pies and gas masks.

Feel free to print out any of our colouring-in sheets:

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Created with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund