Lake District Guide

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing weekend getaway or an adventurous hiking trip, we have something for everyone. So what are you waiting for? Start planning your trip to the Lake District today!

Don’t forget to check out the upcoming events!

Where can I park in Ambleside?

It’s an age-old problem in the Lake District. Where can I park? It’s a beautiful place so everybody wants to come. And most people drive..


Ambleside Restaurants, Cafes, and takeaways

We’ve rounded up our favourite eateries for you to try on your next visit to this hot spot of culinary delights!


Things to do in Ambleside with children and toddlers

Ambleside is an ideal village for children and toddlers, with plenty of activities as well as a large variety of food options and a brilliant playground, they will have a great day out!


What is Ambleside famous for?

Ambleside is a picturesque town nestled in the heart of the Lake District. If you're curious about what makes this charming place famous, you've come to the right guide.


Things to do in Rydal

The village of Rydal is full of historic houses, mystical caves, and roaring waterfalls to name a few, lots to keep you occupied.


6 Walks From Grasmere

If you’re staying in or near Grasmere – lucky you – you won’t have to get in the car to start enjoying the breathtaking scenery on your doorstep.


Things to do in the Lake District if it Rains

We’re not going to lie – it does rain a fair bit up here. Even in the Summer. But don’t let that dampen your spirits.


What events are taking place in the Lakes this Summer?

The best way to make sure you don’t miss an event this Summer is to keep an eye on our Lakeland Retreats What’s On guide.


Our pick of the pubs in Ambleside

Here’s our pick of the best pubs in Ambleside to relax, unwind, eat and have a drink before you head back to your holiday cottage.


How to Travel Around the Lake District without A Car?

There are lots of other ways to see the Lake District than by car, if you feel like taking a break from doing the driving then check out these alternate modes of transport!


Adventure Activities in the Lake District

Whether you're seeking an adrenaline rush or a peaceful retreat into nature, the Lake District offers an abundance of adventure activities.


Visit a castle in the Lake District

Everyone loves a castle, right? From ramshackle ruins to still lived-in magnificence, Cumbria has its fair share of impressive fortifications to visit.


 
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