5 Things to do in Windermere in August

5 Things to do in Windermere in August

If you’re staying in the Lake District this August Bank Holiday, we’ve selected 5 things to do in Windermere in August:

  • Windermere Wild Swim
  • The World of Beatrix Potter
  • Windermere Lake Cruises
  • Enjoy a Windermere Spa Suite with Hot Tub
  • Keswick Show

Fist though, what about things to do in Windermere all year round? You can enjoy a walk along the water edge or take a bike ride across the fells. Remember to keep an eye out for those Cumbrian sheep and cows along the way! Don’t forget to stop off in a country pub on the way to your spa hotel. Where you can enjoy traditional delights such as Cumbrian Sausage, Kendal Mint Cake and even the local ginger bread.

5 Things to do in Windermere in August

Windermere Wild Swim

As for things to do in Windermere for August Bank Holiday, it’s not just your hot tub where you can take a dip! The Windermere Wild Swim takes place on Sunday 26th August, if you fancy the 5km challenge then you can register right up until the last minute. Entries close on Friday 24th August.

The World of Beatrix Potter

While the World of Beatrix Potter should always be on your list of things to do in Windermere, August hosts it’s very own musical. So while on a romantic break in the Lake District, relive your childhood and take your partner to a show at the Peter Rabbit Theatre.

Windermere Lake Cruises

Again, whenever you visit the Lake District take a ride on the water with the Windermere Lake Cruises. However, when it comes to things to do in Windermere in August, the Lakes offer a special buffet cruise. You can enjoy a 2-course meal, live music and watch the sunset on one of the most beautiful lakes in England.

Keswick Show

So not strictly in Windermere, but the Keswick show is a popular traditional country show that takes place on August Bank holiday Monday. If you’re visiting the Lakes during August, then it’s an experience that will make you embrace Cumbrian life. There’s everything from Cumberland wrestling and fell racing to horticulture and handicrafts.

Enjoy a Windermere Spa Suite with Hot Tub

Ok, so we may be a little biased on this one! Although, what better way to indulge in a well-deserved break than treating yourself to a spa weekend? It’s a perfect way to escape the busy summer holidays, but still be at one with the countryside.

Book a spa suite in Windermere

You can relax in your hot tub, or soak up the sun in your private landscaped garden. If the August bank holiday ends up being a wet one, don’t worry – there’s still plenty to keep you entertained on a rainy day. So put your feet up, book a spa suite and take advantage of the nearby facilities at Aphrodites Lodge. Alternatively, open your mini bar, crack open a bottle of champagne and enjoy your luxurious surroundings.

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