Lake District Tourist Information

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Beloved by the romantic poets, the Lake District is Wordsworth Country, with other literary notables linked to the area including John Ruskin, Arthur Ransome, Beatrix Potter and legendary fell walker Alfred Wainwright. The great 20th Century artist Kurt Schwitters also spent time here, creating his famous Merzbarn around Ambleside.

Stay in Lake District B&Bs with fell walks from your door or luxury lakeside hotels with spa leisure facilities and in-house restaurants. From B&Bs and holiday cottages to traditional inns with rooms and budget caravan and camping parks, the Lake District offers a fantastic choice of accommodation at great value prices.

Base yourself in a Georgian port on the Cumbria Coast or stay in charming specialist shopping hotspots like Cartmel, Kendal and Ambleside. Historic border city Carlisle with its spectacular castle and cathedral makes a great gateway base on to World Heritage Site Hadrian’s Wall, a section of which is within Cumbria.

Take a boat trip on one of the Lake District’s famous lakes and soak up the dazzling landscapes, acclaimed arts centres and an exceptional festival programme and book Lake District accommodation now.

Accommodation in the Lake District

Spacious 3 bedroom cottage in Torver near Coniston ideal for groups of families or friends with a shared garden, parking, galley style kitchen and underfloor heating. Sleeps 2-6.
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Beautiful Lake District guesthouse set in 60 acres of countryside with its own lake frontage and jetty. Luxurious rooms, excellent food and breathtaking views. Free Wi-Fi
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Heversham self-catering cottage providing Lake District accommodation near Milnthorpe, ideal for a family, with pets welcome by arrangement. Wi-Fi and parking provided.
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Our excellent caravan park in Gilcrux has luxury self catering caravans for rent, with an onsite shop & kids' play area. Families & pets welcome, with off road parking included.
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Luxurious Grasmere hotel with gourmet restaurant and fabulous spa facility, set in stunning two acres of riverside gardens. Surrounded by Lakeland fells. Gift vouchers available.
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Beautiful Lake District Guest House located within walking distance of Windermere and Bowness, ensuite rooms, use of leisure club facilities, WIFI internet.
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Historic Grade 2* listed Lake District family run Bed & Breakfast in Hawkshead, famous for being William Wordsworth's childhood home. Free parking and fishing permits available.
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Windermere
4* Windermere guesthouse with striking views just 15 minutes from the Lake. En-suite luxury rooms, parking and Wi-Fi. Breakfasts daily. Central to the Lake District National Park.
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Charming South Lakes Cottage near Barrow in Furness just 15 miles from Lake Windermere with 2 bedrooms, large garden and ample parking. Shops & pubs just 1 mile away. Sleeps 4.
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Elegant 18th Century hotel with an award- winning restaurant, private balconies, luxury en- suite bedrooms and conference & wedding facilities. WiFi access. Set in 18 acres.
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