Things to do near the Windermere Tranquil Retreat

The new Windermere Tranquil Retreat is one of the most romantic and luxurious places to stay in the Lakes.

The Windermere Tranquil Retreat is perfect if you are looking for somewhere to relax. Recharge your batteries in style with your own private hot tub. Celebrate a special occasion such as a birthday or anniversary in luxury.

With mood lighting, virtual surround sound and outdoor garden areas, our beautiful new suites provide everything you need for a totally relaxing break in the Lakes.

If you can drag yourself out of your suite, Lake Windermere and all the amenities of Bowness Bay are just a two minute drive away.

Things to do near the Windermere Tranquil Retreat

Also there is so much to see and do in Windermere and the surrounding area. You may find yourself deciding which attractions are top of your list, then work your way through them. Public Transport links to and from Windermere are excellent for getting about. Alternatively, the Mountain Goat Bus Service also provides frequent transport, along with the ferry services to and from Bowness and Ambleside.

Ambleside, just 4 miles north of Windermere, is undoubtedly one of the prettiest villages in the Lakes. The cobbled, steep streets, quaint pavement cafés and not to mention its natural old world charm.

There are lots of things to do in Ambleside.  Mountain Journeys, offering guided mountain activities, Windermere Lake Cruises and boat hire, Zefferelli´s Cinema and Restaurant, Grizedale Forest Visitor Centre, Hawkshead Trout Farm, Hill Top House, where Beatrix Potter lived and worked, and The Homes of Football, featuring the photographic art of Stuart Clark.

Having explored the Lakes, you can also book a night’s stay in the luxurious Windermere Tranquil Retreat. Together with access to Aphrodite’s Lodge spa facilities, you can relax in your own hot tub.

William Wordsworth – “The loveliest spot that man hath ever found.”

Described by William Wordsworth as: “The loveliest spot that man hath ever found”Grasmere is 8 miles north of Windermere. Wordsworth fans can take a walk to Dove Cottage, Grasmere and Ambleside. Perhaps you’d prefer a tour of Rydal Mount and Gardens, where the famous poet spent much of his working life. If you visit Hawkshead Grammar School, you will see where he first studied.

If you’re after things to do near the Windermere Tranquil Retreat, then the Old Brewery Arts Centre is worth a visit. The town´s first brewery was licensed in 1758. Its owner was John Whitwell, who lived just outside Windermere in Kendal. Taken over by Vaux Breweries of Sunderland in the late 1940´s, they produced the popular ´Auld Kendal´ beer. The Old Brewery Arts centre has been telling the story of beer making in the Lake District ever since.

Visit Sizergh Castle, a medieval house, later extended in Elizabethan times and now a popular tourist attraction. The combination results in beautiful gardens. Fine furniture and ceramics, which have been collected for centuries, adorning the rooms.

If you are planning to stay in Windermere or Bowness, the Windermer Tranquil Retreat offers stunning accommodation for couples with tranquility and romance in mind.

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