Spa Breaks and Attractions in the Lake District
Are you planning to enjoy spa breaks and attractions in the Lake District? Why not book a package break in Windermere with a Windermere spa suite?
Wherever you decide to stay in the Lake District, you will find plenty of things to do in the towns and villages that make up this stunning part of England. The most famous resort in the Lake District, and the most visited is Windermere, which is the longest lake in England at 10.5 miles. Sixteen other major lakes in the region attract visitors throughout the year, and the Lake District is easily accessible by car, train or plane, and many visitors come from abroad.
Easily reached by the M6 motorway, the Lake District is the perfect destination for a day trip from the Midlands, the north of England or southern Scotland, and you will find plenty of things to see and do in the area, however long you intend to stay.
Lake District accommodation and Lake District hotels are among the finest in England, and whether you are staying in some of the larger resorts, including Windermere, Keswick or Kendal, or you want to explore the villages of Buttermere, Grasmere or Bowness-on-Windermere, you will find a wide choice of luxury spa suites to book.
You can pick up a map of the Lake District at any tourist information centre in the region, and also find information about any forthcoming events, which are held annually in the Lake District. Famous for its farmer´s markets, carnivals and festivals, the Lake District offers such diverse events as the Keswick Music Festival, the Windermere Air Show, Cartmel Races, the Appleby Horse Fair, Cockermouth Festival and Silloth Vintage Vehicle Rally.
Package breaks in Windermere
If you intend to stay near Windermere, you will find a host of attractions and events taking place near the lake. During spring, summer and autumn Bowness Bay offers boat trips, rowing boat and kayak hire. As well as guided walks and climbs. You can also enjoy water sports, including sailing plus sightseeing excursions and tours around the Lake District. So what better place to book a holiday than a package breaks in Windermere?
Spa breaks and attractions in the Lake District
Beatrix Potter left her house to the National Trust in 1943 when she passed away. On the condition that it remained unchanged. For this reason, over 65 years after the author´s death, Hill Top is still virtually the same as she left it. The house attracts thousands of visitors every year. Interestingly 20% of visitors come from Japan, where Beatrix Potter books are even more popular than they are in England.
Among other poems, William Wordsworth was inspired to write ´Daffodils´ when he was living in the Lake District, or as it is more commonly known ´I wandered lonely as a cloud ….´. Wordsworth was born in Cockermouth in 1770 and attended Hawkshead Grammar School.
If you plan to explore the Lake District, pick up a map from any tourist information office in the area, and plan your itinerary. Wherever you plan to travel in the Lake District you will find most places easily accessible by car or by public transport. Boat trips on Windermere offer the option of a one, two or three-day ticket, which will enable you to hop on and off at your chosen destinations.