Lakelovers Recommends

Lake District Tourist Information and Attractions

We are immensely proud of our region, and of the people who work so hard to create all kinds of fabulous experiences for visitors and locals alike. As local people ourselves, we’ve spent years exploring the Lake District’s finest food and drink, the most exciting attractions, the best shopping experiences and most exhilarating organised outdoor adventures. We can’t wait to share that knowledge with you.

Lakelovers Recommends is our way of helping you save money on the very best the Lake District has to offer. We’ve hand-picked a selection of local delights and negotiated exclusive discounts and offers that will give your holiday budget a boost Enjoy!

Attractions

Beatrix Potter World, Bowness-on-Windermere

The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction is delighted to offer Lakelovers Recommends card holders: One FREE Child admission with e very full paying Adult. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or special event. 015394 88444

Ullswater Steamer, Ullswater

Purchase a full ‘round the lake’ pass at Ullswater Steamers or a ‘full line’ return at the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway to receive a 50% off voucher to visit the sister attraction on another day. The choice is yours! 017684 82229.

Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere

2 for 1 adult admission when one adult is paying full admission. Adult Gift Aid admission: £7.95. 015394 46139 www.blackwell.org.uk.

Brantwood House

Get two tickets for the price of one when you show your Lakelovers key-fob. Plus kids go free – always!

Windermere Lake Cruises, Bowness, Ambleside & Lakeside

Treat yourself to a Freedom of the Lake ticket & enjoy 24 hours of unlimited boat travel with Windermere Lake Cruises. We’ve negotiated some exclusive rates on these tickets for our guests. Simply present your voucher at any pier to start your 24 hours of travel and explore England’s largest lake for less.

10% discount off any ticket. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offers; excludes buffet cruises, special events and combined tickets. 015394 43360.

Days Out

Kankku Off Road Driving Adventures, Windermere

Book a Kankku off-road expedition and receive £50 off a NEW Kankku self-drive safari. Call to book 015394 47414.

Ambleside Climbing Wall, Adventure Peaks, Ambleside

10% off pre-booked, supervised sessions and 10% off shop products*. Open 7 days a week, sessions run daily from 10am to 5.30pm (approx). Call 015394 33794.

Rheged

Enjoy 10% off food and drink in 1 of our 3 cafes; 10% off shopping and receive 2 for 1 on films, play areas or exhibitions. Call 01768 868 000 for more information.

Armathwaite Hall

Enjoy 10% off food at the Courtyard Bar and Brasserie at Armathwaite Hall Hotel – Call 017687 76551 to book.

Relax at The Spa with a 10% discount on pre-booked Spa days! – Call 017687 88900 to book.

Go wild at The Lake District Wildlife Park (owned by Armathwaite Hall Hotel) where one child goes free per paying adult! Call 017687 76239 to book.

My Personal Sanctuary

My Personal Sanctuary is a luxurious beauty and massage therapy service delivering organic treatments to guests staying in stylish holiday homes across the UK.

 

Eating Out

The Brown Horse at Winster

Open all day long for lunches and evening meals. All Lakelovers guests will receive a 10% discount on the cost of their overall food bill. Call 015394 43443 to book

Doi Intanon, Ambleside

10% off all food at this authentic Thai restaurant in Ambleside. Established in 2000, the Doi Intanon is Ambleside’s premier Thai restaurant; having gained an enviable reputation for the very best in authentic Thai cuisine. Booking is highly recommended. Call 015394 32119 to book

Waterhead

10% off food for dining parties up to 9 people when showing your Lakelovers Recommends Card. Pre-booking is essential and the Lakelovers card must be mentioned upon booking. Reservations are subject to availability. Call 015394 32566 to reserve a table. LA22 0ER

Ambleside Pizza

Quote Lakelovers when ordering and receive 15% off your order. Call us on 015394 31127.

The Wild Boar Grill and Smokehouse

10% off food for parties up to 9 people, dining, when you present your Lakelovers Recommends 2013 Card. Advanced booking is essential and the Lakelovers card must be mentioned upon booking. Reservations are subject to availability. Call 015394 45225 to reserve a table. LA23 3NF

Gilpin Spice

10% off lunch Monday-Thursday excluding the festive period, bank holidays, Valentine’s day and remains subject to availability. Booking is highly recommended. Please call 015394 88818 to reserve a table. LA23 3NE

The Log House

10% off the total of your meal at the Log House in Ambleside, when you present your Lakelovers Recommends card. Please book in advance and mention your Lakelovers card. Call: 01539 431077, or Email: bookings@loghouse.co.uk

Shopping

Booth’s Supermarket

Offering the very best in Lakeland food, wine and grocery, as well as all your favourite brands, Booth’s supermarkets are the best place to pick up your food and drinks for your self catering holiday in the Lakes.  www.booths.co.uk

Millican

Keswick based Millican makes essential bags for outdoor lifestyle and travel. Sign up for the Millican newsletter at www.homeofmillican.com/info/lakelovers and receive a 20% off introductory offer for any bags in the range. www.homeofmillican.com

Poppi Red, Hawkshead

In the heart of Hawkshead, Poppi Red has a great range of gifts and ideas for your home. The cafe is warm and welcoming and sells a great range of cakes and pastries. Spend over £20 in the fantastic Poppi Red shop and nip through to the cafe afterwards and you will get a delicious free cake.

Hawkshead Relish, Hawkshead

10% Discount on all Hawkshead Relish preserves purchased within the Hawkshead Relish shop in Hawkshead Village – please present your Lakelovers key fob upon purchase. This includes ALL condiments made by the Hawkshead Relish Company exceeding 120 individual culinary creations. 015394 36614. Read more.

Windermere and Ambleside Wine Stores

10% off all wine: To make your Lake District holiday truly perfect, relax with a bottle of wine from Windermere and Ambleside Wine Stores. With over 600 wines from which to choose, you’ll be spoilt for choice. 015394 46891.

More Bakery, Staveley

More is an award winning artisan bakery located in the Staveley Mill Yard, near to Wheelbase and the Hawkshead Brewery. You can get 10% off all orders collected from the bakery. Call 01539 822 297

UniBu.co.uk – Made in the Lakes!

10% Off for Lakelovers customers! Use Discount code BBD2017 at the checkout!

Valerie Ann’s Florist

Want to surprise your loved one upon arrival in your fabulous Lake District Cottage? Why not arrange a bunch of flowers to be ready and waiting/delivered at your door! Get 10% off any purchase over £25 upon production of your Lakelovers recommends card, including free delivery to Windermere, Bowness and Ambleside. Call them on 015394 42068 to arrange your delivery!

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Coniston Water 1 Coniston
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed

This beautifully placed hideaway truly enjoys the very best of both worlds; strolling distance from bustling Coniston village centre and yet right by the shores of Coniston Water at Waterhead, set in absolute peace and quiet within a delightful country guest house commanding breathtaking views of the dramatic surrounding mountains including Coniston Old Man.

Available From£345
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £355 to £302
Coniston Water 2 Coniston
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

This beautifully placed hideaway truly enjoys the very best of both worlds; strolling distance from bustling Coniston village centre and yet right by the shores of Coniston Water at Waterhead, set in absolute peace and quiet within a delightful country guest house commanding breathtaking views of the dramatic surrounding mountains including Coniston Old Man.

Available From£355
Special Offer
Rosegarth Bowness
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Infants welcome

Literally a stone's throw from the steamer pier at Bowness Bay, Rosegarth enjoys a most enviable position in the very heart of one of Lakeland's tourist hotspots, the perfect destination for a memorable family holiday.

Available From£750
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £425 to £361
Stable End Hawkshead
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Set in the beautiful Rusland Valley, between Windermere and Coniston, in the pretty hamlet Crosslands, Stable End is a beautiful barn conversion that is finished to a very high standard and offers great quality in a beautiful location. With three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large kitchen and cosy sitting room Stable End is idea for friends and families wanting to relax and enjoy the beautiful Lakeland counrtyside

Available From£425
Special Offer
Kentrigg Windermere
  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

Kentrigg is an incredible 5 Bedroom detached property situated a stone's throw from Carus Green Golf Club and restaurant on the Burneside village road.

Available From£2000
Special Offer
Hygge at No.8 Windermere
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car

The Danish art of 'Hygge' is to acknowledge a feeling or a moment, a warmth, a contentment with your loved one, at home or away and although there is no literal translation for this vibe, the concept is displayed perfectly here at Hygge @ no. 8, Applethwaite Hall. The original Hall, completed in 1901 is the epitome of the Arts and Crafts movement and many original features have been retained echoing its historic past throughout the twelve, very individual apartments that were cleverly created during 2017. But walk into Hygge (pronounced Hue-gah) and you're instantly cocooned in an elegant, intimate and luxurious lifestyle apartment and quickly into 'holiday mode'.

Available From£365
Special Offer
Farrier House Keswick
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car

Just a short walk from the shores of Derwentwater, in the village of Portinscale and less than a ten minute drive from the popular market town of Keswick, Farrier House is a beautiful boutique residence that oozes quality from the moment you step through the door. The owners have lovingly created a stunning property, with great attention to detail and a wonderful collection of Lakeland artwork and that offers fantastic accommodation ideal for family or friends whatever the time of year.

Available From£520
Special Offer
Oak Cottage Bowness
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Oak Cottage is a superb Victorian Lakeland terrace cottage that has been fully refurbished to a very high standard in the heart of the popular village of Bowness-On-Windermere. Offering quality accommodation, Oak Cottage is well located for all the village has to offer including shops, bars and restaurants, is in easy walk of the Lake Windermere and is an ideal base from which to explore the whole of the Lake District. The cottage is situated just a few minutes' walk from Biskey Howe which offers stunning views across Lake Windermere and the surrounding area and is a perfect place to enjoy the sunsets across the lake in an evening.

Available From£395
Special Offer Special offer 4 nights for £550 Please call 015394 88855 to book
Hazel Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Infants welcome

This charming cottage is located in a fantastic position on Compston Road, just a stone's throw away from the historic town centre of Ambleside which is situated at the head of Lake Windermere. Just perfect for those looking to explore the Lake District whatever the occasion or time of year.

Available From£475
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £365 to £329
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Infants welcome

The epitome of luxurious loft style living, Robyn's Nest is one of only a dozen properties set in arguably the most prestigious development of recent years, Applethwaite Hall. Located on the second floor of this Art and Crafts building and one of only a dozen careful created homes, Robyn's Nest is an extremely fashionable abode, bang on trend in terms of styling and facilities and ideal for a couple looking for a romantic and special hideaway, whatever the time of year you choose to visit.

Available From£365
Special Offer
Lauron’s View Bowness
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

Step inside this recently re-styled residence and catch your breath as you gaze through contemporary walls of glass over Lake Windermere towards the Lakeland Fells. Sip your drinks on the spectacular balcony, take your lazy Sunday lunch to the elegantly furnished garden terrace. However you spend your time here, don't forget to bring your camera and have it to hand at all times as the panoramic views are incredible, making for an awesome shot, particularly when an RAF Typhoon or Hurcules make a fly-past! Lauron's View is an ingeniously designed property, displaying the height of Lakeland luxury throughout with freshly updated furnishings and colour palate to bring the styling right up to date.

Available From£675
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

An excellent pair of Lakeland cottages that are all set on either side of courtyard. Perched high in the hills of the beautiful Duddon Valley, with breathtaking views to the Coniston Fells, and Harter Fell rising majestically to the north, Grass Guards is set in an amazing location.

Available From£1470
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £445 to £401
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

Stonecliffe is a large, traditionally built residence which sits in a prominent position within the heart of Bowness on Windermere. Dedicated parking is provided for one car, but once here you will find excellent restaurants, bars and visitor attractions within easy walking distance.

Available From£445
Special Offer
The Cats Bield Keswick
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Close to the centre of the popular town of Keswick and just one minute from the market square, The Cats Bield is a beautiful cottage that offers quality accommodation, in a handy location and makes the ideal base for getting out and about but also enjoying having everything you need on the doorstep. Within easy walk of all the local shops bars, restaurants and cafes and the twice weekly award winning market.

Available From£365
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

Perched high in the hills of the beautiful Duddon Valley, with breathtaking views to the Coniston Fells, and Harter Fell rising majestically to the north, Grass Guards is set in an amazing location. This secluded farm dates back over 500 years and has been loving refurbished to create a high quality retreat for those wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of modern day life and to relax and enjoy one of the most beautiful corners of the Lake District.

Available From£875
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Forming part of the prestigious Applethwaite Hall development, The Mulberry At Applethwaite Hall provides a contemporary, luxurious retreat for those wishing to be within striking distance of the Lakeland town of Windermere and her busier neighbour, Bowness yet far enough away to appreciate a peaceful, countryside location. One of the exclusive apartments created within a stunning former Arts and Crafts country house, this first floor, spacious apartment offers some superb views across the manicured grounds to the Langdales beyond and an unforgettable self-catering experience in the very heart of the Lakes. The owners are life-long lovers of the Lake District and have created a stylish and comfortable space complimented by artwork and crafts by local artists.

Available From£425

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Lakelovers Recommends

Lake District Tourist Information and Attractions

We are immensely proud of our region, and of the people who work so hard to create all kinds of fabulous experiences for visitors and locals alike. As local people ourselves, we’ve spent years exploring the Lake District’s finest food and drink, the most exciting attractions, the best shopping experiences and most exhilarating organised outdoor adventures. We can’t wait to share that knowledge with you.

Lakelovers Recommends is our way of helping you save money on the very best the Lake District has to offer. We’ve hand-picked a selection of local delights and negotiated exclusive discounts and offers that will give your holiday budget a boost Enjoy!

Attractions

Beatrix Potter World, Bowness-on-Windermere

The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction is delighted to offer Lakelovers Recommends card holders: One FREE Child admission with e very full paying Adult. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or special event. 015394 88444

Ullswater Steamer, Ullswater

Purchase a full ‘round the lake’ pass at Ullswater Steamers or a ‘full line’ return at the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway to receive a 50% off voucher to visit the sister attraction on another day. The choice is yours! 017684 82229.

Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere

2 for 1 adult admission when one adult is paying full admission. Adult Gift Aid admission: £7.95. 015394 46139 www.blackwell.org.uk.

Brantwood House

Get two tickets for the price of one when you show your Lakelovers key-fob. Plus kids go free – always!

Windermere Lake Cruises, Bowness, Ambleside & Lakeside

Treat yourself to a Freedom of the Lake ticket & enjoy 24 hours of unlimited boat travel with Windermere Lake Cruises. We’ve negotiated some exclusive rates on these tickets for our guests. Simply present your voucher at any pier to start your 24 hours of travel and explore England’s largest lake for less.

10% discount off any ticket. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offers; excludes buffet cruises, special events and combined tickets. 015394 43360.

Days Out

Kankku Off Road Driving Adventures, Windermere

Book a Kankku off-road expedition and receive £50 off a NEW Kankku self-drive safari. Call to book 015394 47414.

Ambleside Climbing Wall, Adventure Peaks, Ambleside

10% off pre-booked, supervised sessions and 10% off shop products*. Open 7 days a week, sessions run daily from 10am to 5.30pm (approx). Call 015394 33794.

Rheged

Enjoy 10% off food and drink in 1 of our 3 cafes; 10% off shopping and receive 2 for 1 on films, play areas or exhibitions. Call 01768 868 000 for more information.

Armathwaite Hall

Enjoy 10% off food at the Courtyard Bar and Brasserie at Armathwaite Hall Hotel – Call 017687 76551 to book.

Relax at The Spa with a 10% discount on pre-booked Spa days! – Call 017687 88900 to book.

Go wild at The Lake District Wildlife Park (owned by Armathwaite Hall Hotel) where one child goes free per paying adult! Call 017687 76239 to book.

My Personal Sanctuary

My Personal Sanctuary is a luxurious beauty and massage therapy service delivering organic treatments to guests staying in stylish holiday homes across the UK.

 

Eating Out

The Brown Horse at Winster

Open all day long for lunches and evening meals. All Lakelovers guests will receive a 10% discount on the cost of their overall food bill. Call 015394 43443 to book

Doi Intanon, Ambleside

10% off all food at this authentic Thai restaurant in Ambleside. Established in 2000, the Doi Intanon is Ambleside’s premier Thai restaurant; having gained an enviable reputation for the very best in authentic Thai cuisine. Booking is highly recommended. Call 015394 32119 to book

Waterhead

10% off food for dining parties up to 9 people when showing your Lakelovers Recommends Card. Pre-booking is essential and the Lakelovers card must be mentioned upon booking. Reservations are subject to availability. Call 015394 32566 to reserve a table. LA22 0ER

Ambleside Pizza

Quote Lakelovers when ordering and receive 15% off your order. Call us on 015394 31127.

The Wild Boar Grill and Smokehouse

10% off food for parties up to 9 people, dining, when you present your Lakelovers Recommends 2013 Card. Advanced booking is essential and the Lakelovers card must be mentioned upon booking. Reservations are subject to availability. Call 015394 45225 to reserve a table. LA23 3NF

Gilpin Spice

10% off lunch Monday-Thursday excluding the festive period, bank holidays, Valentine’s day and remains subject to availability. Booking is highly recommended. Please call 015394 88818 to reserve a table. LA23 3NE

The Log House

10% off the total of your meal at the Log House in Ambleside, when you present your Lakelovers Recommends card. Please book in advance and mention your Lakelovers card. Call: 01539 431077, or Email: bookings@loghouse.co.uk

Shopping

Booth’s Supermarket

Offering the very best in Lakeland food, wine and grocery, as well as all your favourite brands, Booth’s supermarkets are the best place to pick up your food and drinks for your self catering holiday in the Lakes.  www.booths.co.uk

Millican

Keswick based Millican makes essential bags for outdoor lifestyle and travel. Sign up for the Millican newsletter at www.homeofmillican.com/info/lakelovers and receive a 20% off introductory offer for any bags in the range. www.homeofmillican.com

Poppi Red, Hawkshead

In the heart of Hawkshead, Poppi Red has a great range of gifts and ideas for your home. The cafe is warm and welcoming and sells a great range of cakes and pastries. Spend over £20 in the fantastic Poppi Red shop and nip through to the cafe afterwards and you will get a delicious free cake.

Hawkshead Relish, Hawkshead

10% Discount on all Hawkshead Relish preserves purchased within the Hawkshead Relish shop in Hawkshead Village – please present your Lakelovers key fob upon purchase. This includes ALL condiments made by the Hawkshead Relish Company exceeding 120 individual culinary creations. 015394 36614. Read more.

Windermere and Ambleside Wine Stores

10% off all wine: To make your Lake District holiday truly perfect, relax with a bottle of wine from Windermere and Ambleside Wine Stores. With over 600 wines from which to choose, you’ll be spoilt for choice. 015394 46891.

More Bakery, Staveley

More is an award winning artisan bakery located in the Staveley Mill Yard, near to Wheelbase and the Hawkshead Brewery. You can get 10% off all orders collected from the bakery. Call 01539 822 297

UniBu.co.uk – Made in the Lakes!

10% Off for Lakelovers customers! Use Discount code BBD2017 at the checkout!

Valerie Ann’s Florist

Want to surprise your loved one upon arrival in your fabulous Lake District Cottage? Why not arrange a bunch of flowers to be ready and waiting/delivered at your door! Get 10% off any purchase over £25 upon production of your Lakelovers recommends card, including free delivery to Windermere, Bowness and Ambleside. Call them on 015394 42068 to arrange your delivery!