Relax in your own Cumbria Hot Tub Lodge!
Cumbria is arguably one of the most beautiful regions of the UK and encompasses the Lake District, the North Pennines, Eden Valley and a small part of the Yorkshire Dales.
What better way to take in the breathtaking scenery and all this area has to offer than staying in a luxurious lodge with hot tub in one of the many stunning locations.
Spend your days exploring by car, on foot, cycling or on horseback then return to all the comforts of home with the added luxury of slipping into the warm water of your own private outdoor whirlpool with a cold drink. The stresses of everyday life, just melt away.
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There are secluded lodges, perfect for a romantic break for two, larger ones that sleep 4-8 with plenty of space for family holidays, many of which are pet friendly and even bigger accommodation for groups of friends or whole family get-togethers
Whatever you are looking for there is a property to suit and you can rest assured Cumbria offers something to see and do for everyone, both young and old. So, take a look at our recommendations and pack those bags, your lodge with hot tub is waiting.
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Places to Visit and Things to Do in Cumbria and the Lake District
There are so many activities, and places to visit in Cumbria and the Lake District that you will be spoilt for choice and here we have compiled a list of some of the best.
1. Brockhole Visitor Centre
Brockhole Visitor Centre is situated in 30 acres of superb gardens, between Windermere and Ambleside, which stretch down to the shores of the lake itself. A fun packed day for all the family, you can enjoy the magnificent views with a gentle stroll around the terraced gardens or have a go at something a bit more adventurous like the tree top trails, hire a boat or take a cruise on the peaceful waters or you could try canoeing or knee-boarding. Learn about the Lake District at the big house or let the kids run wild in the adventure playground and have a bite to eat on the cafe terrace which has views to die for.
2. Steam Railways
The region has 3 steam railways, the Ravenglass and Eskdale railway opened in 1875 to transport iron ore from from Eskdale. The journey takes you through 7 miles of some of the more glorious countryside in England and at Ravenglass there is a museum with lots of models and photos giving you an insight into the history of Steam. The Lakeside and Haverthwaite railway is perfectly situated on the southern shore of Winderemere. Trains run from April to October with comfortable coaches and spectacular scenery. A little further afield is England's highest narrow gauge railway South Tynedale, again with jaw dropping scenery this line runs 3.5 miles from Alston in Cumbria to Lintley in Northumberland.
3. World of Beatrix Potter
Perfect for kids of all ages, whatever the weather, discover all your favourite characters from the books in a recreation of all 23 tales. Explore Peter Rabbit's garden, with reals sounds and smells step into Jemima Puddleduck's woodland glade. enjoy some cake in the character themed tea room and take a little bit of the magic home with you from the well-stocked gift shop.
4. Aira Force
This amazing waterfall is near Ambleside and drops an impressive 65ft. Surrounded by enchanting woodland glades, picnic areas and idyllic scenery it is the perfect place for a walk with the kids or your dog. Enjoy a cream tea or sandwich in the Tea room where the money made goes towards conservation of the area.
5. Water sports
There are few places in the UK that offer the variety of water sports that are available in the Lake District from wind-surfing, sailing and jet-skiing to white water rafting, kayaking and paddle-boarding the choice is yours one thing is for sure even if the weather stays fine the best holidays in the Lake District involve getting wet, even if it is just relaxing back at your lodge with hot tub.
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6. Muncaster Castle
The north west was of strategic military importance when the Romans invaded Britain and you can see many remains of forts and road in the area. Part of Muncaster Castle stands on some of these remains and is a great place to visit. You can take a tour of the the house and explore the magnificent gardens which cover over 70 acres and have some of the best Azalea, Camellia and Rhododendron displays in the world. Get lost in the Meadow Vole Maze or simply enjoy the breathtaking views of views of the Eskdale Valley.
7. Spend a day at the beach
You could be mistaken for thinking Cumbria is all about the lakes and rivers but it also has miles of outstanding beaches, many of which are dog friendly. A few include Haverigg beach which stands at the mouth of the Duddon Estuary and has an expense of golden sand at low tide and views over the fells. The mile-long St Bees beach also has a RSPB nature reserve where you can spot guillemots, kittiwakes and peregrines above the sandstone cliffs.
8. Blackwell House
This impressive house overlooking Lake Windermere is one of the finest examples of the arts and crafts movement. Retaining nearly all of its original features this lovely property has loads of nooks and crannys to explore and also has an ever-changing program of events and exhibitions throughout the year.
9. Lakes Aquarium
Windermere offers a plethora of activities and attractions and one of the best, especially on days when the weather does not play ball, is the Lakes Aquarium with over 30 themed habitats showing the vast diversity of lake life across the world. Walk through the incredible underwater tunnel or watch otters at play, there is always lots to see and do at this great attraction which is situated on the southern shore of the lake at the docking point of the many cruises.
10. The Rum Story
For something a bit different why not travel to Whitehaven and visit this all-weather attraction. You will be transported to the Caribbean where you will learn all about rum production, the slave trade, and the history of rum in the navy. Set in the original 1785 shop warehouse and cellars of the Jefferson family this is a great way to spend a rainy afternoon and you can pick up some souvenirs in the gift shop maybe a bottle of rum to sample back at your hot tub hideaway.
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