When you already have your spa hotel in the Lake District booked, you may not be thinking about what to do when you arrive. Taking a walk across the hills and a ride on the water with Windermere Lake Cruises are of course already on the list.
So what else are you planning? Well here are 10 things to do in the Lake District this March, special events that you may not have heard about.
Wednesdays in March - Cartmel Priory Guided Tour
Every Wednesday throughout March the Carmel Priory opens is doors for a guided tour. Cost is only £4 per person, with children under 16 allowed to join for free.
Throughout March – Afternoon Tea and Lake Cruise
If you’re staying in our Windermere Boutique Spa Suite or any other of the Aphrodite’s Hotels you won’t be too far from the water. Why not take advantage of this special offer, afternoon tea at Laura Ahsley, followed by a half lake cruise on Windermere for just £24.95 per person.
8th March – Cumbria Wildlife Trust, Eycott Nature Reserve
The Lake District is filled with the wonders of the outdoors. Eycott Nature Reserve is once such place to experience rural England at its finest, with this nature walk.
10th March – Simon Williams Workshop
If you’re a budding artist head to the Greystoke Cycle Café, where Simon Williams is hosting a wildlife illustration workshop.
12th March – Beatrix Potter Magic Lantern Show
This special Victorian celebration takes place at the popular Lake District attraction, the World of Beatrix Potter.
17th March – Marmalade Festival at Dalemain Mansion
Taking place just outside Ullswater at Dalemain Mansion, is the annual Marmalade Festival. Featuring 100’s of homemade marmalades, cooking demonstrations, tasting sessions and much more.
24th March - Coniston 14
This picturesque run around Coniston water first took place in 1982, with the 13.8 mile route proving a challenge ever since. You’ll be needing to relax in your own personal hot tub or Swedish sauna by the end of this one!
25th March - The Wheelbase Spring Classic Cycle Sportive
If you’re feeling active, then cycling around the Lake District is a popular activity any time of year. None more so than the 19th March, when riders compete to become king and queen of the mountain. If you need a massage afterwards then head to the Windermere Boutique Spa where you can enjoy a number of spa treatments.
25th and 26th March – Model Railway Show
Did you ever want an extravagant train set as a child? Well, the model railway show at Rheged Centre isn’t just for kids!
31st March – Windermere Record and CD Fair
Looking for that special album to put on your surround sound system? Then you never know what bargains you’re going to find at the Windermere Record and CD Fair.
If you haven’t already, then why not book into a luxurious Windermere boutique spa suite and make the most of the Lake District.