However you arrive in the Lake District your journey will be filled with amazing scenery. With beautiful hills, mountains and of course a world filled with lakes and waterways, you will feel on holiday before you even arrive.
If you’re travelling to Windermere via the M6 then leave the motorway at junction 36. Travelling along the A590 until you can turn off along the A591, once you reach Windermere head towards Bowness in search of Longtail Hill.
Those visiting the Lake District from Scotland or North of the Lakes, you are in for an amazing drive. Still along the M6 turn off at junction 40, driving along the A66 towards Keswick. Turning left on the A592 until you reach Pooley Bridge, following the signs to Windermere.
As a major tourist destination it’s easy to reach Aphrodite’s Lodge by train, there are connections available from all major cities. London, Manchester, Newcastle York, Leeds or from Scotland via Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Once you’re out of busy city life you can sit back and enjoy the countryside. Arriving at Windermere Station jump in a taxi and Aphrodite’s Spa Hotels are only a quick 10 minute drive.
Plan your journey via the official website.
If you’re arriving in Cumbria from further afield, then it’s easy to reach the Lake District by air. The nearest airports are Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds and Newcastle. That’s not to say you can’t fly into London, the longer train journey will be worth the wait.
Major coach companies will give you good deals on tickets for the Lake District. Book online in advance or search for last minute bargains, the coaches will arrive at Windermere bus station and other nearby destinations.
Travelling by coach is often a cheaper option, saving you money for those additional spa treatments. That extra cash could also go towards splashing out on a hotel with your own hot tub or private garden!
About the area
Lake Windermere is the largest body of water in the Lake District, attracting tourists from all over the world. The Aphrodite’s Lodge is only a stones’ throw away from the water, where you can join a river cruise or catch a steamboat to Coniston Water. Take a short walk and you reach Bowness Bay, you will have a wide choice of bars, restaurants and much more.
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If you are planning a holiday in the Lake District, why not book into a Windermere Spa Hotel to make the most of your visit?