The Lake District is the perfect tourist destination for you to spend Christmas and New Year. What a way to celebrate those two events in a serene environment that has much to offer? Aside from the nature that you can explore, there are other activities that you can engage in. However, none of this would be possible if you will not book your Lake District hotel in advance.
During winter, the Lake District has many activities in store for tourists. One of these activities is shopping and those who were lucky enough to strike a Winter Saver deal from Lake District hotels should have money to spare. Shopping sales in the Lake District usually fall by January and they are conducted from shops in Penrith and Appleby to the Kendal town centre.
You can also score great bargains in Ambleside and if you want to rest, you can grab cuppa and mince pie at any of the cafs which are decorated with bright Christmas lights. After that, why not continue the eating extravaganza at the classy restaurants in the hotels at Lake District. Their mouth-watering dishes will make you feel that you are in food heaven.
The restaurants at Lake District offer a wide selection of cuisines that range from fish to chips to light lunches. Visitors at Lakeland particularly order local delicacies such as the Cumbria Fell Bred lamb, Westmorland Rabbit, locally-reared Venison and the Sticky Toffee pudding. Most of the Winter Saver packages that Lake District hotels offer include meals with these choices and much more.
After you have eaten, you can rest for a while or explore the great outdoors to burn the calories that you’ve taken in.
You will not lack of outdoor expedition options at the Lake District for they have walking routes that cater to pedestrians as well as for wheelchair and pushchair users. The walking routes range from the more friendly ones to routes that reach as high as 3,000 feet. While you are walking, you won’t help but notice the snow that blends perfectly with nature to create a captivating scene.
While you are in the Lake District between Christmas and New Year, you can also visit other tourist attractions within the area such as the Dalemain House and Hutton in the Forrest House and Gardens. You can also take a visit to the High Head Sculpture Valley, the railways of Settle and Carlisle, The World of Beatrix Potter and the Rheghed Visitor Centre.
If you want to give your family a good time, you can proceed to the Eden Ostrich World or enjoy the serene waters of Lake District through water sports centres and steamer boat rides.
None of these would be possible if you do not have a Lake District hotel to stay. Since tourists visit the area frequently, their hotels are at par with the best in England. If you are on the budget, you can stay at campsites.
If you have money to spare, you can stay at more-famous hotel chains and family hotels. Furthermore, you can make the most of the Lake District trip with a stay in luxury hotels such as the Appleby Manor Hotel.
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