Summer in the Lake District

There are lots of things to do this summer in the Lake District. Come rain or shine, you can always find something fun to do while on a summer break in Windermere and beyond.

10 Things to do in Summer in the Lake District

Countryside Walks and Bike Rides

It wouldn’t be a holiday in the beautiful National Park without embracing the outdoors. As such, it’s no surprise that we highly recommend going for a country walk. Alternatively with a cottage break in the Lake District, you can easily store your bike safely.

Picnic on the Beach

Whether it be a picnic by the lakes, or on the shores of nearby Morecombe bay, pack up your picnic hamper and enjoy the finer things in life.

Relax with a Cruise on Lake Windermere

Imagine the calm water of the summer, blue skies and clear view. The perfect time to sit back and watch the world go by while cruising on Lake Windermere.

Water Sports on Lake Windermere

If you prefer something more energetic, there are a number of companies offering various water sport activities. Plus you can soak those well used muscles afterwards back at the hot tub in your spa cottage in Windermere.

Visit Muncaster Castle

As one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Lake District, Muncaster Castle is likely to be busy during the summer. However, purchase tickets online and you can beat the queues.

Visit the World of Beatrix Potter

Another of our famous attractions is in Windermere itself, dedicated to world famous author Beatrix Potter. Where you can relive childhood memories of Peter Rabbit and other stories.

Take a Train Ride through Cumbria

Possible the most scenic and less stressful ways to travel through the Lakes is by train. So why not leave the car behind in private parking of your spa cottage in Windermere and take a stroll to the station.

Enjoy live music at Kendal Calling

Attracting 1000’s of festival goers is the annual Kendal Calling. 2019 is set to be just as busy, featuring some huge names on the line-up. Although after camping out in a field for the weekend, you’ll have earnt yourself an extended break, staying at a spa cottage in Windermere.

Enjoy Local Beers and a Pub Lunch

While we can’t guarantee great weather this summer in the Lake District, we can guarantee some fantastic pubs. If the sun is out then sit with a pint in a pub garden, however if it’s raining outside then it’s an excuse to stay for lunch.

Book a Table at a Fine Dining Restaurant

From pub grub to fine dining, you won’t go hungry in Cumbria. If you’ve booked a package break in the Lake District, then L’Enclume and Hrishi both offer Michelin awarded fine dining to compliment your summer holiday celebrations.

Spa Cottage Break in the Lake District

Start planning your summer holiday in Windermere with a spa cottage break in the Lake District. Whether it’s a week off work or a long weekend with a loved one, Rose Cottage is available to book. What’s more, as well as your own private hot tub and relaxation room, you can also use the facilities available at Aphrodite’s Lodge.