Popular Lake District Towns
Looking to visit or stay in one of the many beautiful towns in the Lake District? We have information about each town. Start with the popular ones below.
AmblesideLocated at the northern end of Windermere, Ambleside is known as the heart beat of the delightful Lake District in Cumbria.
GrasmereGrasmere is just what you'd expect it to be -delightful, charming, full of character but above all else, absolutely stunning.
ConistonConiston is a picture perfect market town located in the southern part of the Lake District, it is a place that provides true beauty and a place to relax.
WindermereWindermere is one of the best known towns in Cumbria and lies around one kilometre away from the lake of the same name.
Why Visit the Lake District?
The Lake District is the stunning national park located to the far northwest of England. Stretching over 34 miles in length, this ancient setting pulls in a host of tourists every year. There is no place on earth quite like the Lake District.
Full of splendour, serenity, character and charm, people from all over flock to this north-west haven looking for a slice of its lifestyle as well the chance to see glory and beauty in its finest and most natural form. It is also home to some of the most desirable areas in the country such as Keswick and Bowness-on-Windermere as well as natural gems such as Scafell Pike -which means all in all, it has sublime magnificence at every corner.
When it comes to staying in the Lakes, the accommodation on offer doesn't disappoint either. Hotels in the Lake District really are some of the finest around and make the most of a glorious setting with many boasting lake and mountainous views. Lake District holidays are renowned for providing relaxation and peace and much of the accommodation on offer caters for this mindset with warm and welcoming offerings on every street. There is also a great variety when it comes to hotels in the Lake District too and regardless of taste, there is a place to stay that will suit you. From rustic hotels that boast oak beams and traditional wood burning stoves to fit in with the outdoor feel of the place, to luxurious en suite alternatives that showcase four poster beds and champagne on ice on arrival, the Lake District and its hotels really know how to cater for the masses.
Similarly, the location is also an important aspect to any Lake District holiday and, depending on what you want your vacation to consist of, there are plenty of options available to you. If you want to be in one of the many delightful and charming villages, there are plenty of hotels that will give you all the traditions and charms that are closely associated with this part of Cumbria.
Alternatively, if you want to experience the succulent beauty and tranquillity that the Lake District is famous for -there are also many cottages available in idyllic locations that will provide you with delights all day long.
All in all, in terms of the Lake District itself and the range of accommodation that it provides, you will never cease to be amazed by the beauty and spectacular aura that seeps through every corner of the place.
It's a region that not only has the look, but also has the charm and personality to bring visitors back again and again.
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As well as strolling through ancient woods or climbing the highest fells and mountains, the Lake District has many other attractions.
Read our guides to some of the other attractions in the Lake District.
The World of Beatrix Potter
I had tea today with Jemima Puddle-duck, Pigling Bland, Mrs Tiggy-Winkle and Tom Kitten.
The Rheged Centre - Orton
History never forgets and at The Rheged Centre that's oh so true.
Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway
The famous Lake District Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Line Route.