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The United Kingdom's famed Lake District is a popular destination for travellers worldwide. It is renowned for its incredibly picturesque natural scenery and welcoming communities. It is one of the most popular regions of the UK for spa breaks. The travel team at Voyage Privé is excited to tell you about some of our top recommendations for a relaxing getaway. Our members benefit from our extensive listing of exclusive deals on the Lake District's best luxury accommodation options.

The top 5 things to see/do in the Lake District

1. Muncaster Castle


Famed as the most haunted castle in the United Kingdom, Muncaster Castle is one of the most popular attractions in the Lake District. It is set on 70 acres of stunning woodland gardens and offers breathtaking views of the nearby village of Ravenglass.

2. Take a leisurely cruise on the Ullswater Steamer


Taking a cruise on a lake is one of the most popular things to do while on a spa break in the Lake District. One of the most popular options is the Ullswater Steamer. The wood-panelled boat will take you through remote areas with routes that connect areas like Howtown, Glenridding and Pooley Bridge.

3. The Castlerigg Stone Circle


You can take a step back into prehistoric Britain when you visit the iconic Castlerigg Stone Circle during your spa break in the Lake District. It is one of the oldest neolithic monuments in the UK and dates to around 3,000 BCE.

4. Take the walk around Lake Buttermere


Buttermere is renowned as one of the Lake District's most beautiful spots and is a popular destination for those who enjoy outdoor activities. It takes roughly two hours to walk around its four-mile circumference. Along the way, you will encounter views of many of the area's stunning peaks that provide a breathtaking backdrop.

5. Cycle through Whinlatter Forest

The fells of Whinlatter Forest offer some of the best cycling terrains you will find in the Lake District during your spa break. There is a local visitor centre where you can pick up an orienteering map that will help you navigate from point to point during your excursion.

The best hotels for a spa break in the Lake District

1. Appleby Manor 4*


Appleby Manor 4* is a highly recommended choice for a spa break in the Lake District spent exploring the region's scenery. Its location makes it ideal for journeys to the nearby Yorkshire Dales and the North Pennines. During your stay, you can take advantage of luxury spa treatments and enjoy meals at the award-winning on-site restaurant that is the owner of two AA Rosettes. Key amenities include a hydrotherapy pool and a nine-hole putting green.

2. Rothay Garden Hotel - Ambleside 4*

The Rothay Garden Hotel - Ambleside 4* is located in the countryside of the UK's beloved Lake District and is a great option if you are looking to book a spa break through our team at Voyage Privé. You can choose between a luxuriously furnished Classic Superior Room or a Deluxe Room. When not out exploring the stunning scenery that the region is known for, you can treat yourself to fine dining at the property's on-site Garden Restaurant.

3. The Swan Hotel & Spa 4*


The Swan Hotel & Spa 4* is the perfect accommodation for a romantic spa break with your partner or a fun-filled getaway with friends and family. It is located next to a popular Lake District nature trail and is home to the Holte Spa, where you can enjoy rejuvenating treatments. During your stay, you will rest comfortably in a Splendid Garden View Room.

4. The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa 4*


The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa 4* is another of our top recommendations for a spa break in the Lake District. The stylish Victorian-style hotel features a bar, restaurants, afternoon tea and leisure facilities that are sure to enhance your stay in this wonderful part of the United Kingdom. Nearby attractions include St Oswald's Church, Fareyland and the Eskdale & Ravenglass Railway.

5. Beech Hill Hotel & Spa 4*

The Beech Hill Hotel & Spa 4* is located next to Lake Windermere and offers relaxing spa treatments and incredible countryside views from its terrace. The property features amenities that include a hot tub, Wi-Fi, parking, a restaurant, a bar and a pool.

When is the best time to go on a spa break in the Lake District?

Peak season for a spa break Lake in the District is April to October. If you want to avoid the largest crowds, you might consider avoiding July and August bookings. At the same time, these months have some of the region's warmest temperatures.

Going on a spa break in the Lake District

Travel options to get to and around the Lake District from within the UK if you do not plan to drive your vehicle include train and bus routes. You can also consider taxis or car hire. The closest airport to the region is Manchester.

Enjoy your spa break in the Lake District

The Lake District is the perfect destination for an unforgettable spa break with your partner, friends or family. To really relax and get a feel for this unique region of the UK, we recommend a booking of at least three to five days.

The Voyage Privé travel expert’s opinion on spa breaks in the Lake District

The magical landscapes of Derwentwater and Windermere are just a few of the reasons to book a spa break in the Lake District through Voyage Privé. When you are not enjoying rejuvenating treatments at your luxury hotel, you can take in some of the best lake and mountain scenes in the UK. We are excited to help you experience the waterways, mountains, castles, hiking trails and welcoming communities that make the Lake District such an unforgettable region of the UK.


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