Things to do in Windermere

5 Popular Things to do in Windermere

5 Popular Things to do in Windermere

5 Popular Things to do in Windermere If you’re looking for popular things to do in Windermere during a weekend break, here are 5 of our top suggestions. Windermere Lake Cruises Even if you’re not staying in Windermere itself, a … Read More

10 Lake District Attractions

10 Lake District Attractions

10 Lake District Attractions With so many Lake District Attractions, we sometimes need to remind ourselves to get out and about. Although a package break at one of our spa hotels in the Lake District come with private hot tubs, … Read More

Lake District Walks near Coniston

Lake District Walks near Coniston

By taking walks near Coniston you get to discover another area of Cumbria during your package break in the Lake District. If you are staying at a spa hotel in Windermere, then Coniston is only a short drive away. Alternatively, … Read More

Bike Rides in Windermere

5 Bike Rides in Windermere

Bike Rides in Windermere Here we look at 5 bike rides in Windermere and the surrounding areas. Wherever you decide to go cycling in the Lake District, one thing’s for certain and that’s you’ll love the beautiful scenery. It doesn’t … Read More

Where to Play Tennis in Windermere?

Where to Play Tennis in Windermere? With the Wimbledon Tennis championship well under way, it’s time to play tennis and pack your rackets for a package break in the Lake District. After all, if you’ve booked a spa suite in … Read More

Beautiful Walks in Windermere

Beautiful Walks in Windermere

Take one of these walks in Windermere during your package break in the Lake District and enjoy the great outdoors. 5 Beautiful Walks in Windermere Among these beautiful walks in Windermere, we look at a rewarding hike up Orrest Head … Read More

5 Outdoor Activities in the Lake District

5 Outdoor Activities in the Lake District

5 Outdoor Activities in the Lake District Keep fit with these 5 outdoor activities in the Lake District. Boating on Lake Windermere As well as the Windermere Lake Cruises, boating on Lake Windermere is one of several popular outdoor activities … Read More

Keeping Fit in the Lake District

Keeping Fit in the Lake District

Keeping Fit in the Lake District With the evenings getting lighter, keeping fit in the Lake District is an absolute pleasure. The stunning and wonderful scenery will give you the excuse needed to get out and about. Walking and Running … Read More

Michelin Star Restaurants in the Lake District

Michelin Star Restaurants in the Lake District

Michelin Star Restaurants in the Lake District Book a table for two at one of these Michelin Star Restaurants in the Lake District: HRiSHi at the Gilpin Hotel, Windermere L’Enclume, Cartmel Rogan and Co, Cartmel Forest Side Hotel, Grasmere Michelin … Read More

Things to do in the Lake District, February 2019

Things to do in the Lake District, February 2019

Things to do in the Lake District, February 2019 When it comes to things to do in the Lake District, February can be considered a quiet time of year. However, for many, it’s the perfect time to visit. You can … Read More

10 Things to do in the Lake District 2019

10 Things to do in the Lake District 2019

10 Things to do in the Lake District 2019 Here at Aphrodite’s Lodge, we’ve compiled a list of just some things to do in the Lake District 2019. Lake District Wedding Fair Cumbria Sausage Festival Windermere Marathon Easter Egg Hunt … Read More

Haunted places in the Lake District

Haunted Places in the Lake District

Haunted Places in the Lake District Did you find the most haunted places in the Lake District this Halloween? Maybe you’re staying in a spa hotel in Windermere this winter and still in search of the myths and legends of … Read More

The Best Indian Restaurants in the Lake District

The Best Indian Restaurants in the Lake District

The Best Indian Restaurants in the Lake District When you’re booking a spa hotel in Windermere, finding the best Indian restaurants in the Lake District may not be top of your list. After all, the chances are you may be … Read More

Best Breakfast in Windermere

The Best Breakfast in Windermere

What do you prefer a moderate bowl of muesli or a naughty fry-up? Trying to find the best breakfast in Windermere isn’t a bad start to the day. Here we take a look at five of the best places to … Read More

Cheap Places to eat in Bowness on Windermere

Cheap Places to Eat in Bowness on Windermere

Cheap Places to Eat in Bowness on Windermere Whatever your budgeting, we all need to watch the pennies every so often. So if you’re looking for cheap places to eat in Bowness on Windermere, you don’t have to go too … Read More

Where to Visit in the Lake District in October

Where to Visit in the Lake District in October

Where to Visit in the Lake District in October There are so many areas to visit in the Lake District in October. The scenery of Cumbria is stunning, the leaves are falling and the early morning mist looks wonderful across … Read More

Places to Visit in Ambleside

5 Places to Visit in Ambleside

There are many places to visit in Ambleside, from indoor climbing to fine dining restaurants. What’s more, it’s only a short drive away from your Windermere spa hotel. As such when you’ve finished a day out in Ambleside, you’ll be … Read More

Best Bars in Windermere

Best bars in Windermere, Lake District

Best bars in Windermere, Lake District While staying in the Lake District, visit some of the best bars in Windermere. You may be relaxing in a Windermere spa suite, enjoying a healthy spa weekend, but you still deserve a night … Read More

Things to do in Penrith, Near the Lake District

Things to do in Penrith, Near the Lake District When you stay near the Lake District on a regular basis, you may be after new ideas of what to see and do. As an example, there are plenty of things … Read More

Windermere Tennis Clubs in the Lake District

Windermere Tennis Clubs in the Lake District

Windermere Tennis Clubs in the Lake District With the sun shining it’s time to dust off those rackets and sign to play at one of several Windermere Tennis clubs. It’s the 2nd week of the Wimbledon Tennis tournament, so it’s … Read More

Things to do in the Lake District in July 2018

Things to do in the Lake District in July 2018

Things to do in the Lake District in July 2018 With one of the hottest Junes on record coming to an end, it’s time to start planning things to do in the Lake District in July. If you’re staying in … Read More

The 5 Best Windermere Picnic Spots, Romantic things to do in Windermere

The 5 Best Windermere Picnic Spots

The 5 Best Windermere Picnic Spots If you’re lucky enough to be spending some time in the Lake District this summer, then don’t forget to pack the sandwiches. Here at Aphrodite’s Lodge, we’ve selected some of the Best Windermere Picnic … Read More

Things to do in Ambleside, the Lake District

Things to do in Ambleside, the Lake District

Things to do in Ambleside, the Lake District It may be Lake Windermere that attracts the tourists, but there are lots more things to do in Ambleside. So when you’re staying at a Spa Hotel in Windermere, don’t forget to … Read More

5 Historic Houses in the Lake District, historical Lake District

5 Historic Houses in the Lake District

5 Historic Houses in the Lake District If you enjoy grand buildings and wonderful gardens, there are plenty of historic houses in the Lake District to visit. Here we explore just 5 of them. Blackwell, Bowness-on-Windemere When you’re staying at … Read More

John Ruskin and Coniston Water

John Ruskin and Coniston Water

John Ruskin and Coniston Water While there have been many famous residents in the Lake District over the years, Windermere has had its fair share. However, elsewhere in the Lakes we explore the links between John Ruskin and Coniston Water. … Read More

Things to do in Windermere, Easter 2018

Things to do in Windermere, Easter 2018

Things to do in Windermere, Easter 2018 It may be out of season but there is still lots happening over the Easter bank holiday in the Lake District. It’s no surprise that chocolate is high on the agenda for things … Read More

The Top 10 Best Attractions in the Lake District, the World of Beatrix Potter

The World of Beatrix Potter, Bowness-on-Windermere

With the new Peter Rabbit film due out in the UK next month, it’s the perfect time to visit the World of Beatrix Potter.  After all, Windermere is where the famous character was created, so how about staying in a … Read More

Windermere Lake Cruises

Tours of the Lake District, Cumbria, England

Tours of the Lake District, Cumbria, England Tours of the Lake District in Cumbria are among the most popular activities in the UK. With over 16 million visitors each year, the Lake District is England’s most visited National Park. A … Read More

The Great North Swim, Windermere

The Great North Swim in Windermere

The Great North Swim first took place in 2008 with a one-mile event in Windermere. Presently, the swim is the UK’s number one participation open water swimming event with a huge participation of more than 20,000 people with 5 events. … Read More

The 10 most stunning views in the Lake District, Cumbria, Parks and Gardens in the Lake District, Scenic Places, Sunny Days in Windermere, amazing views in the Lake District

Sunny Days in Windermere

We have enjoyed a great few sunny days in Windermere this year, with highs of 25C last weekend. Long may it continue! Spring is a great time to visit the Lakes before the summer crowds arrive, when the days are … Read More

Valentine’s Day in the Lake District

Valentine’s Day in the Lake District

Here are a few ideas of how to spend Valentine’s Day in the Lake District. After all, from package breaks in Windermere to picnic by the Lakes, your loved one deserves something special this Valentine’s Day. Romantic Dinner in the … Read More

Activities in the Lake District

Activities in the Lake District National Park

Activities in the Lake District National Park If you are looking for activities in the Lake District, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to outdoor attractions. Home to England´s longest lake, Windermere at 10.5 miles, and the … Read More

The best attractions near Windermere

The best attractions near Windermere

Visit some of the best attractions near Windermere this year. Why not combine your stay with a few nights in a Windermere spa hotel? There is so much to see and do in Windermere, that you may find yourself deciding … Read More

The 10 most stunning views in the Lake District, Cumbria, Parks and Gardens in the Lake District, Scenic Places, Sunny Days in Windermere, amazing views in the Lake District

The 10 Most Stunning Views in the Lake District

The stunning views in the Lake District are within the most beautiful regions of England. Next time you visit, take the time to enjoy some spectacular views over lakes, mountains and fells. 10 Most Stunning Views in the Lake District … Read More

Things to do in the Lake District on a Rainy Day

Things to do in the Lake District on a rainy day. You may be guaranteed a warm welcome in England’s Lake District but unfortunately, in this scenic part of the world, sunshine is never guaranteed. So you may need to … Read More

The romantic poets in the Lake District

Lake District Tours

Lake District Tours The three lakes of Buttermere, Crummock Water and nearby Loweswater combine with open countryside and mountains to make this area perfect for walkers, hikers and climbers. Elsewhere Lake District Tours will show you all there is to … Read More

12 Top Lakes in the Lake District, he life and times of the Lake District, best places to visit in Windermere

The best places to visit in Windermere

Windermere is blessed with countless attractive, interesting and desirable places to visit. Some of the best places to visit are within walking distance from Aphrodites Spa Lodge. The best places to visit in Windermere, are like a breath of fresh … Read More

5 Historic Houses in the Lake District, historical Lake District

Historical Lake District

The historical Lake District attractions include a wealth of cultural sites. One of the main historical Lake District attractions is here in Windermere. Remains of a 2nd century Roman fort are situated at the head of Lake Windermere in Ambleside. … Read More

Delicious Cumbrian Food in the Lake District

Cumbrian Food in the Lake District If gastronomy is high on your agenda, the list of Cumbrian food in the Lake District is endless. It’s a food lover’s paradise with a scrumptious range of local dishes to choose from. Traditional … Read More

Lake District Experiences

Lake District Experiences

Whenever you are planning to stay in the Lakes, choose from a wide range of Lake District experiences to enhance your trip. Stunning scenery, abundant wildlife, and rich cultural heritage make England’s most popular National Park, the Lake District one … Read More

The most beautiful 5 Lakes in the Lake District, England

The most beautiful 5 Lakes in the Lake District, England

The Lakes in the Lake District offers beautiful scenery, majestic mountains, stunning lakes and some of the best spa hotels in Windermere. Windermere Windermere is, without doubt, one of the most famous lakes in the Lake District. It is also … Read More

The Top 10 Best Attractions in the Lake District, the World of Beatrix Potter

The World of Beatrix Potter in Windermere

The World of Beatrix Potter in Windermere attracts almost as many adults as children and over 20% of visitors are Japanese. Beatrix Potter was not only one of the UK’s most famous children’s authors but is almost a ‘legend’ in … Read More

Holker Hall in the Lake District

Beautiful places to visit in the Lake District

A destination like no other, some of the beautiful places to visit in the Lake District are simply enchanting. Owing to its popularity as a laid back destination, the region attracts walkers, hikers, climbers and couples who come to enjoy … Read More

Lake Windermere - England’s Largest Lake

The Lake District National Park

The Lake District National Park The Lake District National Park attracts over 16 million visitors each year and boasts a wealth of attractions. Home to some of the country’s most beautiful scenery enjoy a wide array of different British wildlife. … Read More

Shops and markets in the Lake District

Shops and markets in the Lake District

Markets in the Lake District have always played an important role within the local community. There are many famous markets in the Lake District and Cumbria. Shopping and Markets in the Lake District Ambleside, South Lakes You may not find … Read More

6 of the best drives in the Lake District

6 of the best drives in the Lake District

6 of the best drives in the Lake District If you are planning to visit the Lakes and you want to explore by car, you will find a vast choice of stunning drives with spectacular views. 6 of the best … Read More

The top 5 things to do in Henley

Top 5 things to do in Henley Henley-on-Thames may be famous for its annual Royal Regatta, but you will find plenty of other things to do in Henley during your stay. 5 of the top things to do in Henley … Read More

Lake District, England

The Beautiful Lake District, England

The Beautiful Lake District, England Recently awarded UNESCO World Heritage Status, the Lake District, England is one of the most stunning national parks in the world. Over 16 million people visit the Lakes each year, and there is much more … Read More

Beautiful Lake District walks

Beautiful Lake District walks

When you stay in Windermere, make the most of the Beautiful Lake District walks. From long distance hiking trails to a simple stroll around the water’s edge, Cumbria has it all. The Lake District offers a choice of stunning walks for … Read More

Winter in Windermere, Visit the Lake District National Park, Spring, Beautiful scenery in the Lake District

Winter in Windermere

Winter in Windermere is one of the best times to visit the Lake District, especially if you want an idyllic break in a peaceful location. It may be chilly out on the fells, but we offer a warm welcome. Along … Read More

Windermere Tourism

The Lake District is home to some of England’s most famous attractions, with Windermere tourism at the heart of it. Majestic castles, historic houses and fascinating museums provide fun and entertainment for all age groups. Windermere Tourism Ten of the … Read More

The romantic poets in the Lake District

The Lake District, England – All you need to know

The Lake District, England The Lake District, England is famous for its stunning scenery, luxurious spa hotels with hot tub suites in Windermere and of course, its magnificent lakes. Famous former residents of the Lake District were poet William Wordsworth … Read More

The romantic poets in the Lake District

The Romantic Poets in the Lake District

Some of the popular poets in the Lake District are as famous as the Lakes themselves. As such, Windermere and the surrounding areas aren’t just about breath-taking scenery. Luxury spa hotels in Windermere are among the most popular places to … Read More

The Top 10 Best Attractions in the Lake District, the World of Beatrix Potter

The Top 10 Best Attractions in the Lake District

Whether you are looking for family fun, a few days away from the hustle and bustle of the city or a romantic weekend, you will find plenty of attractions in the Lake District. The Lakes has plenty to offer visitors … Read More

stay in Windermere

Top Ways to Explore the Lake District Without a Car

Thanks to some of the best transport links in the north west of England, you can easily explore the Lake District without a car. Take your time and use the bus, boat or train to get around, and you will … Read More

Mountain biking in the Lake District

Mountain biking in the Lake District

Mountain biking in the Lake District If you are planning to go mountain biking in the Lake District you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to exciting trails and routes. Grizedale Forest This route is from Coniston to … Read More

Lake Windermere - England’s Largest Lake

Lake Windermere – England’s Largest Lake

Lake Windermere – England’s Largest Lake England’s largest lake and its surrounding area offer a whole new world waiting to be explored. In fact, while staying near Lake Windermere you will be surrounded by lots of things to do. The area … Read More

Lakes and Attractions in Cumbria

Lakes and Attractions in Cumbria

The Lake District offers visitors a wealth of things to see and do. Attractions in Cumbria centre around some of the most beautiful landscapes in the UK. Whether you want a romantic weekend away to celebrate a special occasion or … Read More

The best attractions near Windermere

8 eco-friendly things to do in the Lake District

8 eco-friendly things to do in the Lake District For those of you who wish to be at one with nature, the Lakes is an ideal location. We have compiled a list of 8 eco-friendly things to do in the … Read More

Things to do in winter in the Lake District

Things to do in winter in the Lake District

Things to do in winter in the Lake District Cumbria is one of England’s most stunning regions – even in winter. Things to do in winter in the Lake District range from a train ride in the warm to some … Read More

Winter Walks in the Lake District

Winter Walks in the Lake District

You may not typically associate the Lake District with winter walks across the fells. However, if you enjoy a challenge, winter is a perfect time to visit. Winter Walks in the Lake District Some of the best winter walks, assuming … Read More

The top 5 things to do in Cheltenham

The top 5 things to do in Cheltenham

Although it may be famous for the Cheltenham Festival, there are lots more things to do in Cheltenham. If you are planning to book a break in the Cotswolds, you will find plenty of other attractions nearby. Things to do … Read More

Lake Windermere - England’s Largest Lake

Top 10 Things to do in Windermere and Bowness

Top 10 Things to do in Windermere and Bowness Windermere and Bowness may officially be separate places with quite different personalities but their proximity means visitors to the region can enjoy a wide choice of attractions. Our top 10 things … Read More

About the Lake District

All you need to know about the Lake District

About the Lake District Wherever you go in the Lake District you will find plenty of things to see and do and the region boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in Europe. Windermere spa hotels are among the most … Read More

Things to do in Windermere without a car, The Lake District Wildlife Park

The Lake District Wildlife Park

At the Lake District Wildlife Park, you will be introduced to some of the worlds most iconic animals. There’s everything from anacondas to zebras in England’s Lake District. Why not book into a Windermere spa hotel and enjoy the southern Lakes before travelling … Read More

Scenic walks in the Lake District

Scenic walks in the Lake District

Whether you’re taking the dog out, or after a long hike, scenic walks in the Lake District are in abundance. There is a vast choice of tracks and trails through some of the most stunning countryside in England. Scenic walks in the … Read More

Former famous residents of the Lake District, England

Off the Beaten Track, Lake District

Off the Beaten Track, Lake District Attractions With over 16 million visitors per year, the Lake District is Britain’s most popular National Park. If you want to avoid the crowds, visit in spring or autumn and consider the following off … Read More

Things to see and do in the Lake District

Things to see and do in the Lake District

Things to see and do in the Lake District If you decide to base yourself in a Windermere spa hotel, you will find plenty of things to see and do in the Lake District. The green landscapes and woodlands of … Read More

Things to do in Windermere without a car, The Lake District Wildlife Park

Things to do in Windermere Without a Car

When staying in the Lake District there are lots of things to do in Windermere without a car. Especially when some of the best Windermere attractions, walks and boat trips are on your doorstep. Things to do in Windermere Without … Read More

Lake District Information

Lake District Information

Lake District Information The Lake District National Park, in Cumbria is the largest National Park in England. It is easy to find Lake District information, as it’s a perfect destination for lovers of the countryside. Some of the most popular … Read More

Beautiful Lake District walks

A weekend break in the Lake District

A weekend break in the Lake District A weekend break in the Lake District National Park is one of the most beautiful locations in England, and covers 875 square miles of Cumbria. Whether you plan to visit the Lake District … Read More

12 Top Lakes in the Lake District, he life and times of the Lake District, best places to visit in Windermere

The life and times of the Lake District

While visiting Cumbria, find out more about the life and times of the Lake District. Cumbria was formed from the older counties of Westmorland and Cumberland, North Lancashire and North Yorkshire. The Lake District National Park, situated within Cumbria attracts over … Read More

The best places to walk in the Lake District

The best places to walk in the Lake District

The best places to walk in the Lake District is a list that keeps on going. Although, we have narrowed down some of the most famous walks in the Lake District, Cumbria. One of the best places to stay if … Read More

Shopping in the Lake District, Cumbria

Shopping in the Lake District, Cumbria

Local markets have been a major attraction when it comes to shopping in the Lake District. The markets offer a wide choice of delicious local produce and traditional crafts. Lively farmers markets and street markets are held at least once a … Read More

Windermere Lake Cruises

10 things to do in the Lake District this March

When you already have your spa hotel in the Lake District booked, you may not be thinking about what to do when you arrive. There are however the obvious things to do in the Lake District this March. Taking a … Read More

The best ways of getting around in the Lake District

The best ways of getting around in the Lake District

The best ways of getting around in the Lake District Getting around in the Lake District is more than just arriving at your destination. In fact, we’ve listed some of the most popular ways of getting around in the Lake … Read More

Stately Homes and Castles in the Lake District, Castles in the Lake District

Stately Homes and Castles in the Lake District

If you want to stay close to your spa hotel in Windermere, stately homes and castles in the Lake District are within easy reach. From haunted castles to Tudor houses and medieval Pele towers, a wide choice of homes and … Read More

The top 10 places to enjoy a picnic in the Lake District

The top 10 places to enjoy a picnic in the Lake District

Now that summer is upon us, it’s certainly time to enjoy a picnic. Visitors to the Lake District will be making the most of the warmer weather and the stunning scenery. Why not combine a boat trip with a stroll … Read More

10 Great Bars in Windermere

10 Great Bars in Windermere Within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Cumbria’s Lake District National Park sits the area’s largest body of water, Lake Windermere. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Lake District tours, … Read More

Dining out in the Lake District and Cumbrian food

Dining out in the Lake District and Cumbrian food

Dining out in the Lake District and Cumbrian food The Lake District is almost as famous for its Cumbrian food as it is for its lakes. So, whether you are searching for hearty fare or a satisfying snack, you will … Read More

The stunning landscapes of the Lake District

The Stunning Landscapes of the Lake District

Cumbria offers some interesting as well as unique options for families and friends. The stunning landscapes of the Lake District are perfect for some outdoor adventures. Join a bike expedition with your pillion for life to a romantic gateway. Start … Read More

The 5 Best Windermere Picnic Spots, Romantic things to do in Windermere

Romantic things to do in Windermere

Romantic things to do in Windermere If you are planning romantic things to do in Windermere, a Spa Break is a perfect way to celebrate a special occasion. After all, you will find plenty of things to see and do … Read More

10 Bus Tours of the Lake District

10 Bus Tours of the Lake District The UNESCO World Heritage Site attracts tourists from all over the world. Getting around Cumbria is easy via public transport and with a number of private hire companies available, there are several options … Read More

Seaside towns in the Lake District

Seaside towns in the Lake District, UK

Seaside towns in the Lake District Cumbria’s Lake District may be famous for its lakes, fells and mountainous landscapes, but it is also home to picturesque seaside towns which attract visitors from all over the UK. Some of the most … Read More

The 10 most stunning views in the Lake District, Cumbria, Parks and Gardens in the Lake District, Scenic Places, Sunny Days in Windermere, amazing views in the Lake District

Parks and Gardens in the Lake District

Once you are in Cumbria, visit parks and gardens in the Lake District. Experiencing its amazing scenery, get ready to recharge your batteries. When you have explored the great outdoors in Windermere you can retreat to your Windermere boutique spa … Read More

The romantic poets in the Lake District

Lake District and Windermere Tours

Lake District and Windermere Tours Lake District and Windermere tours include cultural attractions, stunning trips around the lakes and gastronomical tours. The site of a Roman fort Galava and England’s largest lake define the town of Windermere in Cumbria. The … Read More

Spectacular Lake District Views

10 Spectacular Lake District Views

Spectacular Lake District Views The Lake District is the most visited and scenic National Park in the UK, and if you are lucky enough to be visiting, you can enjoy some of the most fantastic views. 10 of our spectacular … Read More

Outdoor Activities in the Lake District

Outdoor activities in the Lake District

Cumbria isn’t just a place to relax; it can get your adrenaline going too! Outdoor activities in the Lake District can range from a brisk walk to a challenge mountain climb. From hiking high on Scafell Pike, rafting the county’s … Read More