Lakeland Motor Museum
Location : Newby Bridge / Haverthwaite
Grid Ref : SD 356854
Old Blue Mill, Backbarrow, Ulverston, LA12 8TA.
Tel 015395 30400
There are over 150 cars, motorcycles, tractors, cycles and engines plus rare motoring automobilia. There is the Campbell Legend Bluebird Exhibition featuring the exploits of Sir Malcolm Campbell and his son Donald Campbell who captured 21 world speed records for Great Britain.
Highlights include full size replicas of the Bluebird car (above, top) that broke the world land speed record in 1935, and the famous Bluebird jet Hydroplane in which Donald Campbell was killed on Coniston Water in 1967. The exhibition features video, photographs and scale models of the cars and boats used by the Campbells.
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