If you’re looking for a romantic break or retreat in the Lake District, you’ll love our award-winning Lake District hotels. Discover our romantic hotels in the Lake District’s honey-pot towns and villages.
As England’s largest national park, the Lake District is a Lakeland paradise. With over 16 lakes and an abundance of tarns there’s plenty of opportunity to enjoy all kinds of watersports. In the summer, visitors can get closer to Lake Windermere by hiring a boat and taking to the water, or just sit back and enjoy a serene Lake Windermere cruise.
The popular tourist town of Bowness-on-Windermere lies on the shore of Windermere and is a hub for outdoor activities, one of which is the traditional Lakeland pastime of houndtrailing. Attractions around Windermere include the Lakes Aquarium, with the UK’s largest collection of freshwater fish; the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway, which features steam locomotives; and the Arts and Crafts Blackwell and Graythwaite Hall Gardens.
The astonishing beauty and rich wildlife of the Lake District breathed life into Beatrix Potter’s much-loved stories about Peter Rabbit and his friends. The World of Beatrix Potter – an award-winning visitor attraction in the centre of Bowness-on-Windermere – is a magical day out, featuring interactive exhibitions and the Peter Rabbit Garden.