With wide expanses of glorious countryside, Cumbria is a fantastic place to enjoy a relaxing lodge break in your own private hot tub.
A staggering 15 million people visit the Lake District each year to take in the natural beauty and enjoy time away from home. A lodge holiday is a more peaceful alternative to booking into a busy hotel and allows you the flexibility you would expect from a self catering getaway.
Cumbria is a beautiful area and the jewel in the crown is the Lake District National Park where you can enjoy numerous outdoor activities and water sports. The area also has many family attractions including Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top farmhouse near Sawrey and Lakes Aquarium in Ulverston which is both fun and educational for adults and kids alike.
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Thanet Well Lodges provide a luxurious base for your stay with incredible views of Carrock Fell. This holiday park is surrounded by rural beauty and gives you easy access to the Lake District. There are a wide variety of activities to enjoy from the more adventurous such as hang-gliding to mountain biking and walking.
Avon Wood Lodges are another fantastic option if you’re looking to travel to The Lakes. Set in a small and intimate holiday park these lodges have a relaxing and welcoming atmosphere. Scattered among some glorious natural woodland you will be perfectly located to explore or you may prefer to simply relax in your own private hot tub.
With market towns scattered in the surrounding area you can enjoy some fun days out. The Ambleside lodge is particularly popular with couples looking for a romantic getaway, offering you a private hot tub with a luxurious and spacious double bedroom.
Top 5 Things to do in Cumbria
Cumbria is a county in the north-west of England and home to the Lake District National Park. The area boasts 30 miles of mountainous area, beautiful lakes and market towns that are very popular with tourists from around the world. Cumbria is home to some of the biggest lakes in the country as well as England’s tallest mountain. A great base for exploring the Lake District, and a good location for your next short break with family, friends or your partner, Cumbria is a beautiful part of the UK.
Boat ride – Take a boat ride on one of the many beautiful lakes in the Lake District. There are plenty to choose from including Windemere Lake Cruises, Keswick Launch, Ullswater Steamers and the Coniston Launch. A boat ride is fun for the whole family and a great way to get some unique views of the Lake District.
Scafell Pike is the tallest mountain in England and a must-visit when in the Lake District. The climb to the top is only advised to experienced walkers. There are plenty of walking trails which visitors can join to explore the lower fells and soak up the views of the stunning mountainous area.
Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway – Step onboard a locomotive in the Lake District and enjoy a train journey through the beautiful rugged mountains and parallel to stunning lakes for unforgettable views. You’ll also be able to take advantage of the station facilities including the tearoom, gift shop, engine shed, playground and picnic area for the ultimate day out!
Derwent Pencil Museum in Keswick is an excellent museum suitable for all ages. Home to the very first pencil, visitors can explore the history of the pencil, see pencils from WW2, one of the largest colouring pencils in the world, miniature sculptures and much more. There are also free art classes, events, kids’ classes, a gift shop and café. A fun activity at any time of year, especially on a rainy day.
World of Beatrix Potter – Located in Bowness-on-Windemere, the World of Beatrix Potter attraction is perfect for the whole family. Explore the exhibition where Beatrix Potter stories come to life with characters from the books. There is also a café and gift shop so you can take a Beatrix Potter souvenir home with you.