Family Holidays in the Lake District

Stuck for family holiday ideas? Why not have an adventure in the Lake District! The region boasts some of the best scenery in the UK and offers a host of activities and attractions for all the family.

The Lake District is home to magnificent mountains, highland fells, vibrant market towns and thrilling attractions. It’s the perfect place to escape to great outdoors! As one of the most popular holiday destinations in England, the region has something for everyone and whether you’re with the kids or teenagers there’s plenty of fun to be had.

Why not head out onto the water and take a trip down Windermere? There are plenty of places to hire electric boats, canoes and kayaks and the water offers a more gentle opportunity to explore the Lake District.

Of course many people enjoy walking through the Lake District and even if you are with the family there are plenty of stress free, easier strolls and accessible routes for those with buggies. Take a look at the Lake District National Park website for more information.

There are also plenty of family attractions to keep the kids entertained on holiday. Many also offer the chance to learn about the Lake District, its history, natural environment and wildlife. Top attractions include: Treetop Trek – an adventure woodland with over 30 tree top challenges; Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway – sit back and relax whilst enjoying the dramatic scenery in a steam engine train; Lake District Wildlife Park – spend the day with animals in this 25 acre wildlife park.

Whatever your family’s interests you’re sure to have a great family holiday in the Lake District!



(Photo: ©VisitEngland/Alex Hare)  

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The Royal Oak

Keswick, Cumbria

Located in Keswick, The Royal Oak is a characterful inn with wooden beams, open fires, home cooked food and...

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Queens Head Hotel

Windermere, Cumbria

The newly refurbished Queens Head Hotel is a 17th century Elizabethan inn, located in the beautiful and...

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The Sally

Carlisle, Cumbria

The Sally is a fantastic family run pub located in the historic and picturesque village of Irthington on the...

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The Wheatsheaf Inn

Kendal, Cumbria

The Wheatsheaf is a warm and welcoming inn, offering superb food and great real ale located in the idyllic...

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Ye Olde Fighting Cocks

Arnside, Cumbria

The award winning Ye Olde Fighting Cocks, is a historic pub and hotel with superb accommodation, delicious...

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The Kings Arms Hotel

Ambleside, Cumbria

The Kings Arms Hotel is a stunning traditional Lakeland inn serving good food and real ales with bed and...

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The Shepherds Inn

Penrith, Cumbria

The Shepherds Inn is a traditional village pub located in the village of Langwathby, which lies on the east...

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Uplands Inn Cartmel

Cartmel, Cumbria

Uplands Inn is a beautiful, recently refurbished Inn with breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside...

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The Crown Inn

Penrith, Cumbria

The Crown Inn at Pooley Bridge sits on the banks of the River Eamont. This pub offers home cooked food, award...

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The Masons Arms

Grange Over Sands, Cumbria

The Mason's Arms overlooks the Winster Valley with unparalleled views beyond and is the perfect place to...

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