The Lake District and Cumbria are truly beautiful and (almost) unspoilt places. If you are planning to take some time off and relax, then you should definitely consider going to the Lake District. Something that will make you trip even better though is booking a cottage with a hot tub or a lodge with a jacuzzi so that after a day or days or hiking, you can come back, slip into the tub and relax!
But before you do that, you need to know about the activities on offer in Cumbria and specifically the Lake District. First of all, if you are a major clubber or raver, then this is not the place for you. Cumbria comprises of groups of small towns and villages. This is not Ibiza!
If you have kids with you, then they may be interested in The World of Beatrix Potter, the famous author of the Peter Rabbit books. However that’s not all you are going to find here. If you have older kids, they may be interested Glaramara Outdoor Centre where you will find all sorts of activities from abseiling, caving, orienteering, biking and many more activities.
But there is not only kids activities available in Cumbria, you will also find golf at a range of golf clubs such as Windermere, Furness, Workington and Keswick golf clubs. If you are looking for something even more fun, then consider kayaking, off-roading, horse riding, rock climbing, sailing or any of the many other activities that numerous outdoor adventure companies offer in Cumbria.
To sum up, if you are not very keen on partying hard and going to nightclubs, then Cumbria and the Lake District is your answer. You will find a much more relaxed atmosphere there and more activites to do. You will also be pleased to learn that there is a wide array of cottages and lodges with hot tubs available to rent there.