Famous poets, William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, were inspired by the beauty of the Lake District in the early 1800´s, when the first romantic hotels in Windermere opened their doors.
Over 16 million tourists now visit the Lake District each year, and a wide choice of spa hotels, guest houses and boutique hotels are now situated close to the shores of England´s biggest lake.
Romance and luxury go hand in hand with Windermere, and whether you are planning to book a midweek break or a weekend break in the Lakes, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to accommodation.
Romantic hotels include spas, four poster beds, mood lighting, patios with hammocks and garden furniture, private hot tubs, saunas, steam rooms, whirlpool baths and luxury bathrooms.
If you are looking to celebrate a special occasion, such as a birthday, an anniversary, a wedding or honeymoon, choose from a wide range of romantic hotels in Windermere that offer every luxury.
There is nothing better than a full day out walking the fells or enjoying a boat trip across Windermere followed by a relaxing soak in your own hot tub or relaxing in a private garden with patio and hammock.
Whether you want to enjoy a romantic weekend or a midweek break in Windermere, it can be as action-packed or laid back as you choose. A vast range of attractions in Windermere keep visitors flocking back for more, and state-of-the-art luxurious hotel facilities provide a perfect place to kick back and relax.
Windermere is also famous for its wide choice of gourmet restaurants, country pubs, cafés and bars serving locally made dishes and real ales, sometimes brewed on the premises.
The Lake District provides plenty of things to see and do for all ages, including museums, stately homes, aquariums, cinemas, outdoor pursuits and award-winning attractions.
Windermere is easily accessible from Scotland and from the north and south of England via the M6 motorway. Windermere Train Station is situated at the top end of the town, just over one mile from the lake.
If you want to book a quiet hotel close to the lake, check out the spa hotels near Windermere where you will find full spa facilities, including pampering beauty treatments, large hot tub suites, four poster beds, comfortable sofas and large LCD TVs.
Special dates in the calendar, including Valentine´s Day in Windermere fill up quickly, and some of the most sought after hotels need to be booked well in advance.
Windermere is also a great place to base yourself if you want to explore the Lakes. Towns worthy of a visit in include nearby Grasmere and Dove Cottage, the former house of William Wordsworth, Keswick, Coniston and Ambleside with its chocolate box houses and cobbled streets.
Whatever time of year you plan to visit Windermere, you will find plenty of things to see and do. Book well in advance if you are planning to celebrate a special occasion and enjoy the stunning scenery, the luxurious facilities in your hotel and the very warm welcome you are likely to get!