Grasmere

Grasmere

An outdoor activities playground to beat all, you’ll find a fantastic choice of leisure pursuits and things to see and do in the Lake District & Cumbria from spectacular walking and cycling trails to top fishing and guided tours, climbing and challenging outdoor adventures. The landscapes of the Lake District National Park has inspired authors and poets from the Romantics like William Wordsworth to children’s authors like Beatrix Potter and Arthur Ransome. Today the region regularly features in Hollywood blockbusters, so why not come and experience some of Britain’s most spectacular scenery for yourself.

Boat trips on Coniston Water

Boat trips on Coniston Water

Whatever your taste, be it literary tours, adventure thrills or the finest local produce and real ales, it’s all here in the Lake District National Park. Find family fun things to do in the Lake District and hop aboard a scenic boat trip on Lake Ullswater, Windermere or Derwentwater. Don’t miss a tour of Wordsworth’s historic homes in Cockermouth, Grasmere and Ambleside or base yourself in top cultural hotspots like Keswick, Kendal and Carlisle where you’ll find a great choice of independent theatres, cinemas, premier art galleries and museums.

Great scenery, a buzzing festival and arts scene, a range of outdoor activities and award-winning restaurants and inns are just a few of the things to do in Lakeland, with unique craft and specialist shopping to be found in the region’s many market towns and villages. Don’t miss the fantastic shopping scenes in Kendal, Cartmel, Hawkshead, Ambleside and Keswick where you’ll find the emphasis is on local produce, craft and individuality or visit one of the region’s many farmers markets and crafts markets.

There’s lots to see and do in the Lake District for families. Peter Rabbit and friends are waiting for your visit or go on the hunt for ghosts and Romans in haunted castles and museums on the Cumbria Coast. Come rain or shine, there’s always an event or festival taking place in the Lake District so love the Lakes and discover fantastic scenery, family fun, award-winning festivals and arts, the finest local produce and a brilliant craft shopping scene for yourself and book your Lake District holiday now.

Accommodation in the Lake District

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    £48
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    5 Star Silver awarded B&B in Grasmere, set in beautiful gardens with stunning views from all of the rooms. Serving an award winning breakfast each morning. Close to attractions.
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  • Lorton
    Sleeps 6
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    £460
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    Four stunning Lake District cottages in Lorton with private terraces and free parking. Pets welcome. Set in stunning scenery and within walking distance of attractions. Sleeps 2-4
     
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  • Kirkby Lonsdale
    Sleeps 2
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    £185
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    Burrow Meadows - Over £90.00 off between 26 May-2 June
    Luxury Gold Award holiday home for two in the Lune Valley, walking distance from Kirkby Lonsdale and Devils Bridge. Stunning views & free WiFi. Free use of indoor pool, spa & gym.
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    £40
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    Stylish contemporary Ullswater B&B in Pooley Bridge perfect for families and couples. Extensive breakfast menu, free WiFi and parking. Walkers and cyclists warmly welcomed.
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  • Lake District
    Sleeps 4
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    £320
    7 nights (seasonal)
     
    First floor Grasmere apartment, with self- catering and laundry facilities. Free parking and WiFi. Great views of the surrounding mountains, and located near to village amenities.
     
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  • Troutbeck
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    £35
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    Luxury & traditional Lake District B&B inn with panoramic views in unspoilt Troutbeck. Available for mid week breaks, en-suite rooms with 4 poster option.
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  • Kirkby Lonsdale
    Sleeps 4
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    £245
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    10% off last minute bookings
    Luxury holiday home in Kirkby Lonsdale with panoramic Lune Valley views and an on-site swimming pool, fitness suite and spa. 2 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms. Free WiFi inclusive.
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  • Waterhead
    Sleeps 6
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    £450
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    Luxury Waterhead self-catering holiday apartments with an on-site swimming pool and sauna, and communal courtyard with BBQ. Ideal Lake District accommodation. Sleeps 6.
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    £28
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    Comfortable three star Victorian guest house in Kendal, ideally situated just five minutes from the town centre & close to all amenities. With WIFI, parking & delicious breakfasts.
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  • Ulverston
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    £38
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    Relaxed country house B&B in Ulverston below the Hoad Monument. Charming ensuite rooms with antique beds and stunning Bay views. Superb home cooking. Walled gardens.
     
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