Be drawn in by the natural beauty of the Lake District

The Lake District is one of the few locations that is perfect to visit at any time of the year and for any length of time.

If you were thinking of taking a long weekend or a week’s break there are hundreds of things to do in the area for people of all ages.

Why not stay at one of the Lake District Hotel Group’s many hotels, scattered around the Lakes in the most picturesque parts.
Don’t want to leave your furry friend at home?

Keswick was voted as the UK’s most dog friendly town in 2012 and the Lake District as a whole is more than accommodating for them.

With hundreds of different walks to choose from you can be sure that you will have a sleepy pup by the end of the day.

The Lake District Hotel Group prides itself on being dog friendly, and will even provide dog beds and bowls to save you having to overfill your card. They do have a small supplement fee to cover the cost of having your well behaved dog to stay however it is arguable worth the small price to bring your pet on holiday with you.

The only thing to be aware of when taking your dog out with you is making note of all the signs on farmland. This time of year, lambing season, you need to be careful that you keep yours dogs on leads.


 Wainwright’s Walks

The Lake District Hotel Group’s many hotels can provide a fantastic place to lay your head between the hundreds of footpaths and trails recorded by Alfred Wainwright.

For example if you are staying at the newly refurbished hotel Inn on the Square in Keswick (promoting from July) the number of walks you can take straight from your doorstep is probably too many for you to fit in during your stay. This is an extremely popular walk due to its ease, and stunning views from the top. It is easily done in half a day, which gives you the rest of the time to get exploring Keswick or maybe taking a row on Derwent Water!

Why not visit and get planning your walks to help make sure you have a memorable visit (and not because you got lost!).

derwent row boats Derwent Water sunrise, Keswick, Cumbria, England

The Lake District Hotel Group

Choose from seven award winning hotels in the most beautiful parts of the Lake District. From 4 star luxury Lake District hotels on the shores of Lake Ullswater and Derwentwater Lake, to traditional coaching inns and hotels in Keswick and a hotel in Penrith.

Lake District Hotels are ideal for hotel breaks in the Lake District, bed & breakfast and weekend breaks in the Lake District. Renowned for their well-trained and attentive staff, their exclusive Lake District hotels offer an excellent selection of award-winning locally sourced food, wines and local beers. All with modern, well-appointed rooms and facilities, it is understandable why so many guests return time and again to these hotels in the Lake District.

kings arms skiddaw inn on the lake the george borrowdale lodore

Don’t let the British weather put you off…

If there happens to be a couple of rainy days do not fear! There are plenty of things to amuse yourself with in the Lakes that are sheltered from the elements and many of these are very near the start of walking trails just in case the sun decides to make an appearance.

The home of Beatrix Potter, Hill Top, in Ambleside:


The Pencil Museum in Keswick:


Lakeland Motor Museum in Backborrow:


Dock Museum in Barrow-in-Furness:


The Old Grammar School in Hawkshead:


Take a look at to see our fantastic rates for The Lake District Hotel Group and plan your adventure.

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