How to Keep Fit in the Lake District

How to Keep Fit in the Lake District

Just how do you keep fit in the Lake District with so much temptation? After all, just because you’re away on a spa break in the Lake District, doesn’t mean it’s always a complete detox. There are so many bars and restaurants to choose from, staying healthy can sometimes prove difficult.

Likewise when it comes to things to do in the Lake District. if you’re staying near Lake Windermere then a cruise on the water may be well-deserved, but it’s not going to burn those calories. Here we look at some simple ways to keep fit in the Lake District.

How to Keep Fit in the Lake District

Running

You don’t always need a personal trainer or a gym to help you work out, the great outdoors and an incentive is more than enough. With the wonderful backdrop of Cumbria’s majestic scenery and a hot tub in your spa suite awaiting your return, running can be an absolute pleasure.

Cycling

With private gardens and your own spa suite, we can easily help store your bike. So get ready to enjoy some cycling during your package break in the Lake District. If you bring the car, there’s parking available on site, or those catching the train can arrive on 2 wheels with a short ride from Windermere train station. As for where to ride once you arrive, there’s everything from gruelling off tracks to those more leisurely of routes.

Swimming

Want to test yourself and keep fit in the Lake District? Then give wild swimming a try as you dive into the great lakes. Although going for a swim in the likes of Lake Windermere shouldn’t be taken lightly. So please do ask for advice from a professional if you’re unsure as to what precautions you should take. If you’re staying at the Windermere Boutique Spa Suites, you can always make use of the pool at Aphrodite’s Lodge, for a more civilised swim.

Walking

Exercise doesn’t always have to be hard work, taking yourself off for a gentle stroll can be just as rewarding. Although, during a break in the Lake District, if you do want to start hiking across the fells, you’ll soon discover some incredible views.

Alternative Ways to Keep Fit in the Lake District

There are plenty of other activities to help you keep fit in the Lake District. Popular events include the Windermere Marathon and Great North Swim.

Then there’s the indoor climbing wall at Ambleside, where you can practice for the real thing. After all, the surrounding landscape is laden with possibilities.

Alternatively, how about trying your luck with something a little different, such as a spot of traditional Westmorland wrestling?

Spa Package Break in the Lake District

Book yourself a spa package break in the Lake District with a hot tub at the Windermere Boutique Spa Suites. As well as your own private spa suite and hot tub, you can also enjoy the facilities at Aphrodite’s Lodge.

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