For a fun day out for all the family, why not visit the Wildlife Park which is a few minutes drive away. www.lakedistrictwildlifepark.co.uk
The Lakes Distillery is very close to Link House - only a 20 minute walk if the weather is good or a few minutes drive. There are many tours and activities to experience as well as well regarded bistro for lunch, afternoon tea or dinner.
Check out their website to see further details.