Take A Short Break To View The Lake District Gateaways

The summer season is fast approaching and it is time to take your family members on a tour they will remember for a lifetime. And, what could be better than lake district getaways. The Lake District consists of a region and national park in Cumbria in the northwest part of England. It is famous for its historical literary associations, glacial ribbon lakes, and rugged fell mountains.

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Picturesque village

Grasmere is a pretty village in the district, filled with stone cottages and tea shops. You will also find Dove Cottage, the former home of William Wordsworth in this village, along with the Wordsworth Museum and Art Gallery. Spend some of your time enjoying the beauty of nature on walks beside the Easedale Tarn or Coffin Route. Take a break in your journey by visiting Faeryland, an enchanting café, for afternoon tea along with extraordinary views of Grasmere Lake.


Windermere is located only a mile from Windermere Lake, the largest lake in England. The lake is allegedly home to Bownessie, the affectionate name given to the elusive creature that some believe lives in the lake. This lake is a popular place for fishing, boating, and skiing. You can also enjoy golf and horseback riding in the area. Those afraid of Bownessie can explore the lake from the safety of a ferryboat. After spending the entire day enjoying the sights of the lake, you can relax at one of the several pubs in the area. The area is also famous for its restaurants, which offer delicious food.

Tourist attractions

Some of the popular tourist attractions in the Lake District include:

• Wordsworth Grasmere

• Coniston Water

• Buttermere• Scafell Pike

• National Trust -- Hill Top

• Helvellyn

• Ullswater, and

• Derwentwater

Advantages of booking a local hotel

The advantage of staying in a local hotel is that you can wake up early in the morning and walk to the popular tourist spots mentioned above. Do not forget to visit popular spots such as Ambleside, Braithwaite, and Grasmere. At the end of the day, you can return to the hotel. Make sure that the hotel offers amenities such as car parking, bed and breakfast, free WiFi, and car parking. If you are taking your canine friend along with you, make sure to book a room in a hotel that is pet-friendly. Some of the popular hotels in the area include:

• The Old Stamp House Hotel

• The Cottage in the Wood

• Hrishi at the Gilpin Hotel

• The Forest Side