Lake District Holidays Why the Lake District? Lake District cottages are surrounded by towering fells and glistening waters, promising the ideal base for outdoor pursuits. From Windermere to Keswick, find the perfect fit amongst this collection of Lake District holidays. What are the best Lake District attractions? Lowther Castle and Gardens is a popular Lake District attraction that offers a fun-filled day out for all ages. Visitors can explore the castle ruins and learn about its history through the exhibition, while younger guests can enjoy one of the largest adventure playgrounds in the UK. Scafell Pike promises to be a challenging but rewarding experience, offering stunning views of the surrounding Lake District. Look forward to tackling England's highest mountain, standing at 978 meters during a Lake District holiday. The World of Beatrix Potter is another popular Lake District attraction. This indoor exhibit features life-sized recreations of scenes from beloved children's books, as well as a family-friendly café with character-themed decor. Castlerigg Stone Circle is an iconic landmark in the Lake District. Situated to the east of Keswick, it is widely regarded as one of the most dramatically situated stone circles in all of Britain. This attraction offers stunning views of the surrounding fells, making a great spot for picnics and photography. Coniston Water is a picturesque lake, surrounded by scenic hills and woodlands. Walking around the lake is a popular activity, offering beautiful views of the water and the landscape. Discover more attractions in the Lake District. What are the best Lake District activities? When it comes to Lake District activities, visiting Windermere lake is a must. Famed as being the largest lake in England, you can find a variety of watersports here, including wild swimming, kayaking, and canoeing. Wild swimming is a popular pastime in the Lake District, with some of the most popular spots including Buttermere Lake in Buttermere and Black Moss Pot in the Borrowdale area. Scafell Pike is the tallest mountain in England and boasts a roller coaster of rocky summits and towering crags, a challenge for even the most experienced hiker. Other hiking opportunities during a Lake District holiday include Helvellyn near Ambleside, Catbells near Keswick and Helm Crag near Grasmere. Alternatively, visit Grizedale Forest, which offers an unrivalled day out for the entire family. Activities here include gentle walks, Go Ape Tree Top Adventures, and a magnitude of mountain biking trails. Use our Lake District travel guide to begin planning your Lake District holiday! Popular Lake District Holidays Bring everyone together when you book a large cottage or enjoy your loved one’s company by choosing a romantic cottage for two. Looking for a touch of luxury? Browse cottages with a pool, hot tub cottages and glamping in the Lake District. For something extra special, discover this range of luxury cottages and luxury lodges. Alternatively, there are country cottages for the ultimate rural retreat, and remote cottages for a peaceful break, away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Your four-legged friends can join the adventure on a dog-friendly cottage holiday, while these cheap cottages and holiday parks in the Lake District will ensure you find a great deal and last-minute cottages are perfect for those looking for a spontaneous getaway.