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

  • Windermere
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    Modern two bedroom lodge at Limefitt Park with private Jacuzzi hot tub, spectacular views and onsite fishing. One family dog welcome with dog field walking area. Sleeps 4.
     
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    £27
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    Keswick B&B near Castlerigg with stunning Latrigg views. Gorgeous rooms and family suites. Delicious breakfasts and packed lunches. Free parking opposite, dogs welcome. WiFi access
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  • Coniston
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    £630
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    Holiday cottage gem in Coniston village, former 19th century coach house with beams, woodburner and walled garden. 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Pets welcome. Parking for 2 cars.
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    £220
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    Well appointed range of 3 holiday cottages in Cumbria set in 3 acres of gardens close to Broughton in Furness & Coniston. 1 & 2 bedroom cottages, great walks close by. Pet friendly
     
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  • Coniston
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    £328
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    Cosy suite in Coniston available as a one bed apartment or in conjunction with adjoining properties. WiFi, parking and pet friendly. Ideal for couples. Sleeps 2-4.
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    £230
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    Charming range of holiday cottages close to Coniston Water with 1, 2 & 3 bedroom properties available. Families welcome, some dog friendly properties available. Sleep 2-6.
     
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    £28
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    Ambleside 4 star bed & breakfast in historic Victorian property. Boasts comfortable rooms, lovely views, & hearty breakfasts. Near to outdoor activities & shops
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  • Sedbergh
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    £300
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    Cosy two bedroom cottage on a 15 acre Alpaca farm with magnificent views of the Lune Valley, Howgill Fells & the Dales beyond. Ideal for /couples/friends/ families/ family groups.
     
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  • Ambleside
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    £27
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    Refurbished property, all rooms with kingsize beds, jacuzzi spa baths with shower over. Private off road parking. Pet friendly & family rooms available.
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    £30
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    Friendly central Windermere guest house near pubs, restaurants and attractions including Lake Windermere. Free use of leisure facilities a mile away. WiFi.
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