Lake District Holiday Park
About the Park
Lake District Holiday Park is the ideal holiday destination for anyone looking to experience the wonders of the Lake District National Park. This superb self-catering site boasts a scenic woodland setting and is located just a couple of miles from the southern end of Windermere, the largest lake in England, as well as being perfectly situated to explore the rest of the southern and central areas of the Lake District.
Lake District Holiday Park offers a variety of holiday accommodation to suit all needs and tastes. Snuggle up in a cosy cottage, relax in a luxurious lodge, enjoy a break in a comfortable caravan, or escape from the world in style with a modern glamping pod. Dog-friendly properties can be booked if you want to bring along the family pet, and an accessible caravan is also available for those with mobility issues.
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Things to Try
Lake District Holiday Park boasts a prime location just a couple of miles from the southern end of Windermere, England’s largest body of water. Make the most of your time here witha relaxing cruise where you can soak up the ambience and see the sights, or get out on the water with kayaking, canoeing, and sailing.
Take a trip to the beautiful ancient Lakeland village of Cartmel and explore its rich heritage. Don’t miss the chance to visit the 12th-century Priory Church of St. Mary and St. Michael, with its stunning stained glass windows. Other places of note include Cartmel Racecourse and an artisanal cheese shop.
Take a nostalgic journey through a scenic Cumbria countryside setting with a steam train trip on the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway. This heritage railway runs a 3.2-mile route from Haverthwaite Station up to Lakeside Pier on Windermere, a perfect way to arrive by the lake and transfer to a boat cruise.
Fell Foot Park
Owned by the National Trust, Fell Foot is a fantastic family-friendly park situated on the shore of Windermere which enjoys some beautiful mountain views. It’s a great place to relax and enjoy outdoor games and picnics, and lake access makes it easy to get out on the water for swimming and boating.
Where to Go...
For Food and Drink
The Swan Inn on the park offers a great place to enjoy a delicious meal in relaxed surroundings. The nearby village of Cartmel is also known for being home to a number of quality restaurants, including two Michelin-star eateries, L’Enclume and Rogan & Co. It’s also the ‘Home of Sticky Toffee Pudding’.
Situated around halfway along the length of Windermere, the bustling tourist town of Bowness-on-Windermere offers a variety of great attractions. A great destination for sailing, watersports, and outdoor activities, it’s also home to the ‘World of Beatrix Potter’ where you can meet Peter Rabbit and friends.
There are plenty of opportunities for some wonderful walks and great cycling trips in the local area. Look out across Windermere from the viewing station at Claife Heights, take a stroll from the village of Bowland Fell over to gorgeous Cartmel Fell, take a woodland wander in Grizedale Forest, and more.