Where to stay in the Lake District

Becky blog author avanti social team

By the Avanti Web Team

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3 min read | 28 May 2024

Whether you prefer a luxury hotel, a cosy lodge or a camping experience, the Lake District has the perfect accommodation for you. Choose from a huge variety of options to find your perfect fit, and let this stunning destination dazzle you.

Find the best places to stay in the Lake District

A popular tourist location, there are plenty of options for accommodation in the Lake District. It’s a good idea to consider all factors, like location, price and the type of stay you’re looking for.

If a touch of luxury is for you, you’ll enjoy Rothay Garden Hotel and Spa, one of the best hotels in the Lake District. Built in the 1850s, the hotel first became a guesthouse in the 1960s and has since evolved into what it is today. This Grasmere hotel has been awarded 4 AA Silver Stars and 2 AA Rosettes. Rothay Garden offers an array of comfortable rooms and suites, from classic bedrooms to luxury options. There really is something for everyone. Well-behaved dogs are also welcome at the hotel for a small fee, so feel free to bring your canine friends along too. After a long day of Lake District exploration, you may want to relax in the hotel’s fabulous spa, looking out at the tranquil grounds. And if that’s not luxury enough, you can even arrange a spa treatment from the comfort of your room.

Many visitors like to enjoy lodges in the Lake District with a hot tub. Think cosy nooks for reading, board games and afternoon naps. If this is your idea of a great stay, check out The Lodge at Edenhall Estate. This spacious 3-bedroom lodge provides the perfect combination of tranquil and modern. Guests may also get the chance to spot all kinds of fascinating wildlife from the lodge, including kingfishers, salmon, otters and deer. With special features like a log burner, hot tub and a fire pit, visitors here are sure to enjoy their stay.

Another great option is to cosy up in a cottage in the Lake District. The Coppermines Mountain Cottages sleep up to 22 people and are a fantastic option for large groups. If you’re bringing the whole family along or travelling with a group of friends, you should consider this scenic spot as your base. The cottages are surrounded by crags, rivers and waterfalls that build the location's tranquillity. A restored water wheel also sits alongside the cottages, making The Coppermines a unique setting for any holiday in the Lake District.

One final popular alternative for your stay in the Lake District is camping. Whether you prefer to get stuck into traditional camping, or you like the added luxury of glamping, it’s a great option. Set on a family farm just outside of the Lake District, Crake Trees Manor makes it easy to fulfil your preferences. Here, there are lots of different accommodation options like camping, camping pods, shepherd’s huts and campervans. A true passion project, the owners have welcomed visitors to the farm for 30 years. The Farm Kitchen makes your stay at Crake Trees Manor even more special, serving up locally sourced food and refreshing drinks.

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