Outdoor Activities in the Lake District

Outdoor Activities in the Lake District

With over 900 square miles, outdoor activities in the Lake District are in abundance. We’re not just talking about a healthy walk or a trip across the Lake Windermere, but they’re certainly 2 good places to start.

If you’re booking a spa package break in the Lake District this summer, then here’s hoping for some great weather. After all, when it comes to outdoor activities you will wish to truly embrace your surroundings.

That could, of course, be just walking alongside Lake Windermere, or even sitting back and watching the world go by with Windermere Lake Cruises. Although if you wish to challenge yourself, hiking across the hills and mountains will get the energy levels rising. Likewise taking to some of those walking trails at a faster pace, whether it be running or a cross country bike ride.

Adventure Activities in the Lake District

While you’re out walking in the Lake District, remember there are routes available for all levels of fitness. One thing’s for sure though and that’s the scenery. So while out climbing Scafell Pike or standing on top of Orrest Head, get ready for some incredible views.

As for a true adventure in the Lake District, there are plenty of companies offering outdoor activities that are slightly more challenging. So how about canyoning, abseiling or scrambling? You could go water rafting in the rougher lakes, or even hiring a kayak can still provide an adventure all of its own.

Then there are those adventures on 4 wheels, which again aren’t just restricted to car journeys and long drives. Quad biking and 4×4’s can be fantastic fun too. Then of course, if the weather does change, you can bring your outdoor activities inside at the Ambleside climbing wall.

Keeping Fit in the Lake District

Walking, running and cycling may well be the conventional ways to keep fit, however other activities are just as beneficial. Not only that, but while you enjoy a relaxing in a hot tub in your Windermere spa suite, you can also keep healthy! After all, there are a number of health benefits to hot tubs. All of which is good for the mind, body and soul.

If, however, you prefer to be active during your spa break there are still other ways of keeping fit. Either by swimming in the hotel pool, checking into one of the local gyms or booking an evening class. If the idea of exercising in front of a roomful of strangers sounds a little daunting, you can always hire a personal instructor.

Spa Package Break in the Lake District

If you’re starting to plan a summer spa package break in the Lake District, book a spa suite at the Windermere Tranquil Retreat. As well as a choice of spa suites in Windermere, with their own hot tub, you can also use the facilities at Aphrodite’s Lodge. Alternatively, why not try our spa cottage in Windermere.

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