Have you already booked your perfect holiday cottage Grasmere? Though known for its iconic scenery, the Lake District is more than just a natural asset. There is a wide range of outdoor as well as indoor activities to take in this scenic National Park of England. From cruising on the lakes to taking challenging hikes, it is time to start planning the activities you want to enjoy in your coming getaway to the Lake District.
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Boat Rides Along the Lake That Promise Stunning Scenery

A leisurely boat ride on England’s largest natural lake Windermere is a great way to explore the lush woodlands and towering peaks situated along the shore. It is a quintessential Lake District experience that one should not miss.

The genteel journey on steamboats will transport you to the Victorian era. If you are lucky, you will spot wildlife like badgers, birds, and deer from the comfort of your boat.

Not only in Windermere, the steamboats ply on the other lakes of this region. Ullswater is considered the most scenic lake in this National Park. The clean turquoise water of the lake is like a mirror reflecting the incredible surroundings. Most of the lakes are also centres for enjoying water sports. From there you can hire a row boat, sailboat, or else an electric one. If you do not like steamboats, you can take a cruise and explore the unprecedented beauty of nature in luxury.

Hiking trails with dramatic views

The Lake District is home to some of England’s tallest mountains and rolling hills. There are endless opportunities for mountain walking. Whether you are a seasoned climber planning to take on some challenges with difficult climbs or just want to explore the Lake region walking- enormous possibilities are there. To add a cherry on top, the spectacular scenery that you will be gifted with once you reach a certain height, you will think you are in paradise.

Apart from England’s highest peak Scafell Pike, which is around 980m high and promises extraordinary summit views, there are many other popular trails that you can select depending on your ability. Whichever peak you climb you ought to fall in love with the charming surroundings.

Charming villages with historical connections

There is more to explore in the Lake District over the beautiful landscape and enviable hikes. There is a vast array of historical landmarks in the quaint tranquil villages located by the side of the Lakes.

The remains of the Roman Fort in Ambleside bear the testimony of the 2nd century. A ruined ancient monument Ravenglass Roman Bath House, the largest surviving Roman building in England, is another incredible site to visit. The remains of the Brougham Castle still now flaunt the beauty of the original stonework. The earliest Castlerigg Stone Circle is another ancient monument present in this National Park. If you are interested in having a glimpse of the past, visit these important historical landmarks present in this region.

Literary genius connected to the Lake District

This Cumbrian countryside has inspired literary geniuses like William Wordsworth, John Ruskin, Beatrix Potter, and many other artists. If you want to pay homage to your literary idols, you may visit their home. Their houses in Grasmere, Coniston, and Hawkshead are worth visiting.

Local vibes of shops and eateries

Lake District has some of the most fabulous eateries in the UK. Alongside with the modern dining, there are rustic pubs to satisfy your culinary cravings. You can sit on one of them and enjoy your food soaking up the scenery or talking with the locals. If you are in Grasmere or are passing by through this town, do not forget to stop and sample their famous gingerbread. It is an iconic local treat. The charming bookstores, boutiques, and artisan galleries in Ambleside and Windermere are full of interesting stuff where you can stop and look.

Additional activities that may interest you

Beyond, boating, hiking, and roaming around the villages Lake District is full of activities that may interest people of every taste. You may enjoy the adrenaline rush with the thrilling mountain biking or explore the country lanes on the cycle. You may try paddle boarding, or kayaking on the glittering lakes of the park. Christmas markets during the holidays are also popular among visitors. With so many varied possibilities, you can hardly have a dull moment in your Lake District vacation.

Staying at a perfect luxury cottage right at the heart of the Lake District opens up an incredible opportunity to enjoy all these activities. Contact the Lakes Escape at +44 15394 35824 to book your own Lake District cottage.

You will help you plan the perfect Lake District Cottage holiday so that you can have an enchanting experience.

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