The Charm of the Lake District
Travel is more about experiences than just sights and sounds, and the charm of the Lake District will be remembered forever. From traditional performances to legends, from fantastic festivals to live music, from inspired writings to radical thinking, from curated exhibitions to amazing art galleries, from striking museums to historic houses, there is a choice of things to do in the Lake District for every traveller.
Windermere is a perfect destination for couples celebrating special occasions with a choice of restaurants and spa hotels. The jaw-dropping spa cottages will make your trip more memorable.
If you are planning to fully embrace yourself in the charm of the Lake District, here are some experiences you should not miss:
Literature: The best way to get an insight into the rich literature is to visit some of the authentic settings/places where international names put pen to paper. Enjoy a literary time of cultural immersions by visiting some of the amazing attractions like Dove Cottage, former home of William Wordsworth and the Wordsworth Museum, Beatrix Potter Gallery, the Pencil Museum and more.
Theatre and Film: The Lake District has got extensive array of entertainment venues with lively year round programmes of drama, classical, folk music, comedy and film. This remarkable place offers you myriad of venues such as The Old Laundry Theatre, Theatre by the Lake, Brewery Arts Centre and Upfront Arts Venue.
Festivals: Cumbria has been the host to some of the most popular festivals. If you get a chance, you must head to the famous festivals ranging from local culture to food and live music. It boasts to offer myriads of festivals like Rock the Fells, Kendal Calling 2016, Maryport Blues Festival, Holker Chilli Fest and Kendal Mountain Festival. Chill out and have the best time of your life.
Galleries and studio: If you are really looking forward to make your ways into the renowned galleries and studios of the Lake District, make sure you spend some time in the Abbot Hall art gallery, Esthwaite Water, Lowes Court Gallery, The Rheged centre, The Heaton Cooper Studio; Gallery 26 at 27 and Hesta Scene to unwrap the beauty lies in it.
Historic houses and Museums: The Lake District also enjoys the status of rich history enveloping various historical moments and different time periods. In order to capture the essence of rich tapestry and beauty of the Lake District, visit Hill top, Levens Hall and Garden, Hutton in the forest, Lakeland Miniature Village, The Beacon Museum, the Rum Story and a lot more.
Craft and workshops: Choose from plenty of craft and art workshops options available. Enhance a skill or get expertise in a particular discipline with some of the best ever workshop fairs and events. Be inspired by Beatrix, London Legacy, Consumer’s Corner, Prom Art and the Craft Trail.