If you are planning a special occasion in 2015, Windermere in the Lake District is a perfect destination.
Whether you are celebrating a special birthday, anniversary or honeymoon or you simply want to ‘get away from it all’ and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Windermere offers a wealth of great things to see and do.
Michelin-starred restaurants, stately homes, quirky museums and boat trips across Windermere are just some of the things you can do to celebrate your special day. If you are looking for romantic options, why not enjoy a picnic at the lake side or book into a fine dining restaurant?
The Lake District boasts some of the finest restaurants in the UK, and whether you are visiting for a special occasion, a birthday or honeymoon, you can treat yourself to a meal at Gilpin Lodge, Windermere, L´enclume at Cartmel, Sharrow Bay at Ullswater or the Samling at Ambleside. Not only do these restaurants offer superb food, but they are also situated in some of the most scenic parts of the Lake District.
Book into a spa hotel with hot tubs in Windermere and make the most of stunning facilities in one of England’s most beautiful locations. Enjoy a pampering session in the spa and relax in your own hot tub.
Honeymoons and, more recently, mini-moons are celebrated widely in the Lake District, where the scenery and countryside add to the romantic feel of luxury hotels and spa hotels close to Windermere.
If you are a fan of the big screen, take a trip to the Brewery Arts Centre at Kendal, the Royalty Cinema at Bowness, or the unique Zefferelli´s Cinema at Ambleside. If theatre is more your thing, check out the plays and productions at the Old Laundry Theatre in Bowness, the Playhouse at Brampton or the Sands Centre in Carlisle.
If you are planning to book into a luxury hotel in Windermere, call ahead and let them know you are celebrating a special occasion. Many Windermere Hotels offer spa pamper packages and treats at extra cost including Love Packages with house champagne, scattered rose petals, a wrapped rose and chocolates.
If you are feeling adventurous you could even book a hot air balloon ride over the Lake District to enjoy a bird’s eye view of the stunning Cumbrian countryside.
If you prefer to keep your feet firmly on the ground, book a hotel with full spa facilities and private hot tubs in Windermere so if the weather turns ugly you will have plenty to keep you entertained in-house.