Things to do in the Lake District for Couples

Things to do in the Lake District for Couples

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Things to do in the Lake District for Couples

The Lake District is one of the most romantic places in the world. The picturesque landscape of rolling hills, scenic lakes, and spectacular castles is ideal for a romantic holiday.

Some people go because they want to unwind and be pampered while seeing some of the greatest scenery, spas, and restaurants in the country. For others, though, it offers a thrilling opportunity for discovery.

You won’t have to look very hard to discover romantic activities and things to do in the Lake District for couples.

Enjoy a romantic getaway or even a Lake District honeymoon at one of these activities…

  • Aira Force Waterfall

    Aira Force Waterfall

    Penrith

    Aira Force Waterfall has been attracting visitors for over 300 years and with good reason! This glorious, 65-foot waterfall is nestled within a Victorian park owned by the National Trust and is truly a sight to behold.

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  • Allan Bank, Grasmere
    Image Credits: Antiquary - CC BY 4.0

    Allan Bank

    Allan Bank
    Grasmere
    Ambleside
    Cumbria
    LA22 9QB

    01539435143

    The National Trust gem of Allan Bank is perched on the outskirts of Grasmere in the Lake District. This isn’t a typical stately home, as its interiors are bare, with the focus centring around the grounds.

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    Alpacaly Ever After

    The Lingholm Estate
    Keswick
    CA12 5TZ

    017687 78328

    Based on the edges of Derwentwater at the beautiful Lingholm Estate, is Alpacaly Ever After, a unique and delightful experience for any animal lover. Take these friendly characters on a walk around the scenic estate or, if you are visiting the Lakes Distillery on a weekend, why not meet the alpacas and their babies? Make sure to book to avoid disappointment.

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  • Bassenthwaite Lake

    Bassenthwaite Lake

    Cockermouth
    Cumbria
    CA13 9YD

    Bassenthwaite Lake is amongst the largest in the Lake District National Park. You can find this natural wonder between Skiddaw and Cockermouth.

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  • Beacon Fell and Beacon Tarn
    Image Credits: David Purchase - CC BY-SA 2.0

    Beacon Fell

    Beacon Fell
    Ulverston
    Cumbria
    LA12 8EL

    Beacon Fell is an 836-foot fell settled in the southern area of the Lake District National Park. It makes for a beautiful hike, with the Beacon Tarn and views over Water Yeat and Coniston Water.

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  • Eyam Museum

    Beatrix Potter Gallery

    Main St
    Hawkshead
    Cumbria LA22 0NS

    Explore the fascinating life of Beatrix Potter, discover some of her original writings and illustrations and unearth the inspirations behind her influential stories.

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  • Brewery Arts Centre
    Image Credits: John Salmon(CC BY-SA 2.0)

    Brewery Arts Centre

    122A Highgate
    Kendal
    LA9 4HE

    01539 725133

    Kendal’s central hub of culture and entertainment with a full calendar of comedy, theatre and live music productions.

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  • Brougham Castle
    Image Credits: sctkirk  – CC BY-SA 2.0

    Brougham Castle

    Moor Ln
    Penrith
    CA10 2AA

    03703331181

    Visit the remains of this magnificent 13th century castle set beside the crossing of the River Eamont. Brougham Castle was once a formidable barrier against the Scottish invaders and a prestigious residence that once welcomed Edward I in 1300.

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  • Castlerigg Stone Circle

    Castlerigg Stone Circle

    Castle Lane
    Keswick
    Lake District
    England
    CA12 4RN

    0370 333 1181

    Castlerigg is one of Britain’s earliest stone circles, raised in around 3000 BC during the Neolithic Period. With a dramatic location and panoramic views of the Helvellyn and High Seat mountains, it’s also one of the most spectacular.

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  • coastal walks

    Chapel Island

    Chapel Island
    Near Cartmel
    Cumbria
    England
    LA11 7LL

    Chapel Island is a limestone outcrop that sits above the treacherous sands of Morecombe Bay in the Leven Estuary. You can cross the channel at Canal Foot at low tide and see the remains of a building left to nature.

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