A Romantic Break In The Lake District
Enjoy some time with your loved one this Valentine.
With its breathtaking landscape that is rich in character and brought to life in literature, it’s easy to see why the Lake District is one of the favourite destinations for a romantic getaway.
Here are a few ideas to make your Valentine's visit more memorable.
Get out on a lake
By paddle or power, the tranquillity of being out on the water is hard to beat. Why not pack a picnic and enjoy the stunning backdrop of Windermere, England's largest lake. Boat hire is available from nearby Brockhole on Windermere so you can see the beautiful Langdale Chase from the water.
Discover the land of Beatrix Potter
Hop on the car ferry and head over to the western shore of Windermere where you can visit Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's house and learn about how the beautiful landscape inspired here writing. For stunning views back over the lake towards us, head to Wray Castle, regularly visited by Beatrix Potter herself, and enjoy an amble along the lake shore, take a picnic for the perfect moments with your loved one.
A date with a difference
For those looking for something a little different, how does a tree top climbing adventure sound? Located at Brockhole on Windermere the Tree Top Treks course is something a little different. Plus you can end the afternoon plummeting towards Lake Windermere with your partner on their zip wire. We'll be here to welcome you back for a relaxing evening overlooking that beautiful lake.
Take my breath away
Like we said earlier, the Lakes is breathtaking in its beauty, and Grasmere is definitely a jewel in the crown. A short drive from your front door, this quintessential Lakeland village is full of chocolate box cottages and quaint places a lunch date. Why not enjoy a wander around Grasmere lake to absorb the full beauty of the area with your partner.