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5 Things To Do On A Lake District Weekend Break

By Jeska @WandererJeska

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It’s not surprising if you decide to make your getaway to Lake District for an unforgettable weekend. This popular holiday destination in the UK offers you a chance to stay in a comfortable yet spectacular Lake District cottages, hotels and rural campsites and enjoy the events nearby as well as other tourist attractions.

Whether you are looking to have a relaxing time, a romantic getaway or an activity break with friends and family, a weekend at Lake District will be perfect for you.

Here are some of the things you can enjoy on your weekend break while exploring the beauty of Lake District:

Take a Boat Tour

The boat tours will take you over the beautiful lakes of Lake District where you can enjoy a whole day on the water, go for a dinner cruise or a sailing expedition for a few hours. Glenridding Sailing Centre helps you explore the stunning waters of Ullswater where you will be provided with a range of activities or a chance to ride in a canoe.

Windermere Lake Cruises lets you enjoy a day of sailing and experiencing the beauty of one of the largest lakes of England or you can tour Derwentwater by going off on a jetty around the lake.

Go on a Hiking Trail

Lake District is a place which will offer you many hiking trails so that you can enjoy the countryside and all its magnificent views. If you are a fan of the great outdoors, here is your chance to going on a hiking trail and look over the stunning views of the lakes, valleys and mountains.

You can hike through Helvellyn, Buttermere and Coniston with brilliant attractions on the way. Don’t spend your vacation time locked in a Lake District cottage, instead go for a walk along the many famous trails present there with a guide to help you explore.

Visit the Muncaster Castle

If you are interested in historic artifacts, visit the early 13th century Muncaster Castle. Here you can view the large number of artifacts collected by the Pennington family while walking through the scenic state. It is a great chance to see an historical landmark and walk through the beautiful gardens.

Visit the Blackwell Arts And Crafts House

The Blackwell Arts and Crafts House is a beautiful house containing furniture and objects by leading arts and crafts designers and overlooks the famous lake, Windermere. If you are interested in art and a breathtaking view, this is the place to visit over the weekend.

Go To the Theatre by the Lake

There is also something for the music and drama lovers out there. Theatre by the Lake is one of the top theatres in the Lake District where you can enjoy dance, music, drama, talks, comedy and films. If you’re taking a break in the Lake District and love theater and great scenery, then you have to make your way to this theater or the others in the area to enjoy a great show over the weekend.

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