Romantic Lake District Breaks – Dirty Weekend For Three
You’re in love with each other, but you have another love in your life too…your dog.
So, while you desire your romantic stay to be loved-up – cuddles by the fire, champagne in the hot tub and a cosy lie-in in the four-poster bed – you want a place perfect for the pooch too.
Many of our two-bed love nests have room for a ‘plus-1’ .
And for his or hers all important daily exercise, there are just scores of romantic walks right from your cottage.
We’ve got more than 170 dog-friendly cottages in the Lake District from the southern shores of Windermere to the fells of Keswick.
Your haven for a heavenly & romantic dog-friendly holiday
You’ve had cuddles in bed, had a late breakfast on the patio or while gazing at the view through the picture window.
Now, your little four-legged friend wants to escape outside – from your perfectly situated cottage, you won’t have to go far.
While we CAN PROMISE you that our cottages are the ultimate in unadulterated ROMANCE. We just can’t guarantee that your stay away won’t get mucky – the English weather means this jewel of the English countryside can at times mean muddy dog walks.
But, when did a bit of dirt harm anyone? It can be seriously good fun and very romantic too!
Free roll in an outdoor mudpack anyone? Nah, we’re just joking! (Although, your dog will just love it).
And, hands up who really cares about getting a bit dirty when you have the most romantic backdrop in Britain?
In case you do get muddy and don’t want to have any muck in the house (only romance), many of our holiday cottages have areas perfect for storing your muddy outdoor gear.
Now, just because you are in the Lake District, doesn’t mean you have to climb a lofty mountain. Of course, that’s always an option. But there are tonnes of dog walks just as scenic.
You can have a stroll along a lake shore, an amble through woodland, or a country lane walk to the local village dog-friendly pub.
We’ve put together some walk ideas, perfect for the three of you, which might tickle your fancy:
While there are several routes that you can take up to Haystacks, the most romantic route has to be taking in Buttermere. This way, you can amble hand-in-hand through the woods of Birkness and along the shores of beautiful Buttermere. It’s a perfect place for a stop, where you can stand side-by-side skimming stones, while the pooch splashes in and out of the water.
The beauty of Ennerdale Water is that it is not as popular as the likes of Windermere and Ullswater. This makes it the ideal place for a romantic stroll in a setting of peace and tranquillity.
It has a good circuit walk too – 6.5 miles – and the track stays close to the shoreline for the full walk. So, while you stroll hand in hand, your best friend will be happy running in and out of the water.
Grasmere – Easedale tarn
You can’t go wrong with Grasmere for country romantic walks.
But, you can’t beat a nice tarn for relaxing side-by-side, maybe a picnic with a small glass of bubbly. And, Easdale Tarn is a great spot.
The picturesque tarn in the middle of the valley – and at the heart of the Lake District – is less crowded than some tarns, so you should have plenty of places to roll out the rug.
We can’t promise that you will have the whole place to yourselves –but it’ll feel tranquil.
The gentle walk from Grasmere to Easdale , with a relatively easy ascent, means it is a good walk for old and little paws too.
If you like to combine high-energy and romance, then carry on to the lofty heights of Sergeant Man, which has amazing views of the Langdale Pikes.
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There’s a steep start to this walk from Ambleside. But, you can stroll. Take your time. Hand-in-hand, while making plans for your romantic evening in the Lake District.
The evening’s fancy fun decided, you will soon find yourself getting closer to a remarkable and roaring waterfall. Stand and gaze together before heading up to Jenkins Crag, where you will feel not only in love with each other, but the beauty of the Lake District.
What could be a more romantic dog walk than one which takes in the sublime and panoramic views over Keswick, Derwent Water and Borrowdale? Yep, the moderate walk up Catbells it is as amazing as it sounds.
A great place to start this walk is at Hawes End, which you can get to by taking the Launch from Keswick.
Theses walks are ideas to help you plan your romantic holiday in the Lake District, but always invest in an OS Map, which will show you proper, detailed routes.
Luxury Romance in the Lake District for the three of you!
Our cottages are a dog’s dream and the romantic in you will love them. They are all Visit England inspected and graded and many have won Gold Awards – so they’re pretty special places.
Plus, the bonus you have with our luxury cottages is that there are heaps of spectacular walks on the doorstep , so you won’t have to use your car if you don’t want to.
Mmmmhhh, a romantic dog walking heaven.