Things to do in the Lake District

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Explore the stunning countryside of Cumbria

Hiking, climbing, cycling, and exploring the acres of beautiful, untouched landscape, there are so many fabulous activities to discover in England's largest National Park. Turn a relaxing weekend by the Lakes into a cultural retreat by visiting The Theatre by the Lake or The Beatrix Potter Museum, or test your limits with a white-knuckle ride down the exhilarating trails in Whinlatter Forest. There are plenty of unique activities that can help make your stay in the Lake District simply unforgettable.

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From exhilarating outdoor activities and picturesque footpaths to beautiful towns steeped in history and culture, we have the very best of the Lakes right on our doorstep.

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Whether you’re keen to reminisce about a recent trip to the Lakes or want a taste of what’s to come, with the Whitbarrow Hotel webcam you can enjoy breathtaking views of the Lake District National Park.

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Whitbarrow Hotel is the perfect destination for a relaxing escape. Plus, if you book directly through our website, there’s no booking fee and our best rates are always guaranteed.

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Taste of Autumn

Prices from £139

  • Minimum 2 night stay 
  • Evening meal on the first night in our Eden Bar and Restaurant
  • Full English breakfast
  • Full use of our on-site facilities
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Pay on arrival

Muddy Boots

Prices from £99

  • Minimum 2 night stay
  • Full English breakfast
  • Glass of wine or local beer on arrival
  • 15% off food in our Eden Bar and Restaurant
  • Full use of our on-site facilities
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Pay on arrival

Valentine's Special

Prices from £299

  • Handcrafted chocolates from a local chocolatier
  • A bottle of pink Prosecco in the suite on arrival​
  • Dinner on 14th February from our special Valentine's menu
  • Full English breakfast
  • Full use of our on-site facilities
  • Complimentary WiFi

Easter Special

Prices from £450

  • Handcrafted chocolates from local chocolatier
  • A bottle of Prosecco in the suite on arrival​
  • Tickets for 2 people on Ullswater Steamers
  • Full English breakfast
  • Full use of our on-site facilities
  • Complimentary WiFi

Cosy Night In

Prices from £99

  • DVD, two pizzas and a bottle of Chilean Merlot or Sauvignon Blanc to enjoy in your suite (on one night of stay)
  • Full English breakfast
  • Full use of our on-site facilities
  • Complimentary WiFi

Fabulous 3 for 2

Prices from £239

  • Stay Friday and Saturday night and get Sunday night free
  • Full English breakfast
  • Full use of our on-site facilities
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Pay on arrival