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Best town to stay in during weekend breaks in the Lake District

Lake District luxury weekend breaks in lake district

Lake District National Park is a hot spot for local and foreign tourists due to its beautiful scenery, lakes, mountains, valleys, and historical buildings. It has been attracting visitors for ages and it is not slowing down any time soon. Lake District luxury weekend break package is one the most sold not because people like to come here on a few days off as a gateway from their hectic life.

It is said that you can spend here for the whole month but there still are places left to explore. But what to do if you have only days and most importantly where to stay to make the trip worthwhile. Here we have counted down to the best town to stay in during the luxury weekend break.

1. Keswick

Keswick is located on the edge of the third-largest lake in the Lake District, Lake Derwentwater. It is famous for the lively marketplace, year-long events, and many attractions. The village has galleries, museums, and parks that you can go to and enjoy your leisure time. One of the fascinating places you must visit here is the Derwent Pencil Museum and Puzzling Place. Immerse yourself in the puzzling illusions and hologram gallery. The marketplace has organic and fresh food produce and stuff made locally. It is definitely a great place to pick gifts for your loved ones during your weekend break in the Lake District.

2. Cartmel

Cartmel is one of the best choices for staying during luxury weekend breaks in the Lake District due to its calm and quiet environment. It is located close to River Es and near the coastal town of Grange-over-Sands. Due to its location just outside the Lake District National Park, many like to stay here during their short break holiday. Its picturesque scenery is another thing that attracts the visitors along with many sights to explore. If you are a history lover then you will surely love the 800 years old building with stained glass windows. Moreover, for the night time enjoyments, the village has shops and pubs, and don’t forget to visit L’enclume for luxury weekend dining.

3. Bowness-on-Windermere

Would you love watersports and good dining at the beautiful palace? Then stay at Windermere town in the Lake District. Located at the heart of the Lake District it makes the perfect getaway luxury weekend break. You can enjoy water sport here like power boating, kayaking, sailing, and canoeing. If you like to have fun on dry land then visit the town to see local attractions such as Beatrix Potter Attraction and in the evening enjoy the sunset at the biggest Lake Windermere. Around the area, you can find the secluded area if you like to stay away from the crowd and enjoy your own time.

4. Ambleside

A perfect town for enjoying nature and photography. Located on the north side of the Windermere Lake, a quieter and beautiful Ambleside village. It is calmer and quieter than the southern village mentioned above. The village has a 70-foot waterfall at the top of Stock Ghyll Becak which is among the highest in England. The 17th century Bridge House shows the history of traditional English Architecture and makes a perfect spot for photography.

5. Allithwaite

Last, on our list is the small village located to the west of Grange-over-Sands and near Cartmel. It is a great option for Lake District luxury weekend breaks as it has a small secluded cottage available for rent and sale. Visit the Wraysholme Tower located on the south side for witnessing 15-century architecture that is still standings and used as a barn now. Burbank Hill presents to the west as the nursing home and guest house for visitors. You can go and enjoy your secluded time away from the crowd.

 

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