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  • Damson Dene Hotel
    Near Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Riverside Hotel
    Located in Kendal town centre
  • Newby Bridge Hotel
    Overlooking Lake Windermere
  • Cuckoo Brow Inn
    Close to Lake Windermere
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The Lake District is without a doubt one of the best places to visit as a family. There is something for everyone - young, old, energetic, adventurous or for those wanting a quiet break away from it all.

Walks for all

We’re aware that cost can be a big consideration for family days out so what better than a family walk. Get your hotel to prepare you a packed lunch for the day so you’re not caught short and set off for the hills (or the lakes if you prefer something a little flatter!).

Some great walks that are not too long for little legs:

  • Scout Scar near Kendal - see for miles and miles from the sea to the mountains!
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  • Elterwater to Skelwith Bridge in the Langdales - waterfalls, woods and refreshments at either end of the walk.
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  • Tarn Hows near Coniston - a circular walk round a beautiful tarn with views of mountains beyond and lots of woods to play in.
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  • Gummers How by Lake Windermere – a short climb to the top for a fantastic view.
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  • Cathedral Cavern in Little Langdale – a longer walk but great caves to explore and sparkly stones to collect along the way.
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Wet Weather attractions

Granted, our weather can be a little inclement at times! Guests staying at South Lakes Hotels benefit from unlimited use of the indoor pools, which is always popular with the children. Here’s a selection of the many indoor attractions around the county.

A little adventure

  • One need not be a poet to appreciate the timeless beauty and majesty of the Lake District, much of it
  • Lake District Heritage and Culture.
    Recommended places to visit including historic homes.
  • The Lake District is without doubt one of the best places to visit as a family. There is something for
  • For those who think taking a holiday in England will cost a fortune, let us put your mind at rest.
  • The Lake District is the perfect location for cycling with quiet country lanes, tough mountain passes and a choice of
  • The Lake District is the ideal destination when it comes to walking, whether you are wanting an easy lake stroll,
  • The Lake District is home to England’s highest mountain Scafell Pike and the deepest lake, Wastwater.
  • The Lake District is a great place to bring your pooch!! Lots of places to see and lots to do

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Contact Us (all but home)

  • Damson Dene Hotel - 015395 68676
  • Riverside Hotel - 01539 734861
  • Newby Bridge Hotel - 015395 31222
  • Cuckoo Brow - 015394 43425
  • Bay Villa - 015395 36793

  • e: contactus@bestlakesbreaks.co.uk