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Lake District Tourist Information and Attractions

We are immensely proud of the beautiful Lake District, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site to boot! As local people ourselves, we’ve spent years discovering the finest food and drink, the most enticing attractions, the most glorious and luxurious shopping experiences, and most exhilarating outdoor adventures. We can’t wait to share our insider knowledge with you.

The Gold Rewards Club is our way of introducing you to the very best the Lake District has to offer. We’ve hand-picked a selection of local delights and negotiated exclusive discounts and offers that will make you feel right at home in this beautiful part of the world.

 

Attractions

 

Beatrix Potter World, Bowness-on-Windermere

The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction is delighted to offer Lakelovers Recommends card holders: One FREE Child admission with e very full paying Adult. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or special event. 015394 88444

 

Ullswater Steamer, Ullswater

Purchase a full ‘round the lake’ pass at Ullswater Steamers or a ‘full line’ return at the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway to receive a 50% off voucher to visit the sister attraction on another day. The choice is yours! 017684 82229.

 

Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere

2 for 1 adult admission when one adult is paying full admission. Adult Gift Aid admission: £7.95. 015394 46139 www.blackwell.org.uk.

 

Brantwood House

Get two tickets for the price of one when you show your Lakelovers key-fob. Plus kids go free – always!

 

Windermere Lake Cruises, Bowness, Ambleside & Lakeside

10% discount off any ticket. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offers; excludes buffet cruises, special events and combined tickets. 015394 43360.

 

Days Out

Windermere Golf Club

Fancy a round of Golf whilst on Holiday? We have vouchers that can be used at Windermere Golf Club.

Kankku Off Road Driving Adventures, Windermere

Book a Kankku off-road expedition and receive £50 off a NEW Kankku self-drive safari. Call to book 015394 47414.

 

Ambleside Climbing Wall, Adventure Peaks, Ambleside

10% off pre-booked, supervised sessions and 10% off shop products*. Open 7 days a week, sessions run daily from 10am to 5.30pm (approx). Call 015394 33794.

 

Rheged

Enjoy 10% off food and drink in 1 of our 3 cafes; 10% off shopping and receive 2 for 1 on films, play areas or exhibitions. Call 01768 868 000 for more information.

Eating Out

 

The Brown Horse at Winster

Open all day long for lunches and evening meals. All Lakelovers guests will receive a 10% discount on the cost of their overall food bill. Call 015394 43443 to book

Doi Intanon, Ambleside

10% off all food at this authentic Thai restaurant in Ambleside. Established in 2000, the Doi Intanon is Ambleside’s premier Thai restaurant; having gained an enviable reputation for the very best in authentic Thai cuisine. Booking is highly recommended. Call 015394 32119 to book

Waterhead

10% off food for dining parties up to 9 people when showing your Lakelovers Recommends Card. Pre-booking is essential and the Lakelovers card must be mentioned upon booking. Reservations are subject to availability. Call 015394 32566 to reserve a table. LA22 0ER

 

Ambleside Pizza

Quote Lakelovers when ordering and receive 15% off your order. Call us on 015394 31127.

 

The Wild Boar Grill and Smokehouse

10% off food for parties up to 9 people, dining, when you present your Lakelovers Recommends 2013 Card. Advanced booking is essential and the Lakelovers card must be mentioned upon booking. Reservations are subject to availability. Call 015394 45225 to reserve a table. LA23 3NF

Gilpin Spice

10% off their 7 course tasting menu Monday-Thursday excluding the festive period, bank holidays, Valentine’s day and remains subject to availability. Booking is highly recommended. Please call 015394 88818 to reserve a table, mention Lakelovers Gold upon booking. LA23 3NE

Booth’s Supermarket

Offering the very best in Lakeland food, wine and grocery, as well as all your favourite brands, Booth’s supermarkets are the best place to pick up your food and drinks for your self catering holiday in the Lakes. Also, Lakelovers holiday makers can enjoy a FREE Jute shopping bag when you spend £10 or more and show your Lakelovers Recommends card in stores. www.booths.co.uk

Millican

Keswick based Millican makes essential bags for outdoor lifestyle and travel. Sign up for the Millican newsletter at www.homeofmillican.com/info/lakelovers and receive a 20% off introductory offer for any bags in the range. www.homeofmillican.com

 

Poppi Red, Hawkshead

In the heart of Hawkshead, Poppi Red has a great range of gifts and ideas for your home. The cafe is warm and welcoming and sells a great range of cakes and pastries. Spend over £20 in the fantastic Poppi Red shop and nip through to the cafe afterwards and you will get a delicious free cake.

Hawkshead Relish, Hawkshead

10% Discount on all Hawkshead Relish preserves purchased within the Hawkshead Relish shop in Hawkshead Village – please present your Lakelovers Gold key fob upon purchase. This includes ALL condiments made by the Hawkshead Relish Company exceeding 120 individual culinary creations. 015394 36614.

 

Windermere and Ambleside Wine Stores

10% off all wine: To make your Lake District holiday truly perfect, relax with a bottle of wine from Windermere and Ambleside Wine Stores. With over 600 wines from which to choose, you’ll be spoilt for choice. 015394 46891.

 

More Bakery, Staveley

More is an award winning artisan bakery located in the Staveley Mill Yard, near to Wheelbase and the Hawkshead Brewery. You can get 10% off all orders collected from the bakery. Call 01539 822 297

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Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £525 to £473
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Set just a mile from the centre of Windermere town, Deer Wood forms part of the prestigious Applethwaite Hall, designed by none other than Thomas Muirhead whose other works include Old Trafford and Kensington Oval cricket pavilions. One of only 12 luxury apartments within this stunning former country house, the building displays a wealth of original features from the Arts and Craft movement and has been sympathetically reworked to combine modern day facilities with early 20th century heritage.

Available From£425
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £545 to £495
Drystones Grasmere
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car

Located in the very centre of Grasmere Village, just yards from the famous parish church of St Oswald's, Drystones is a popular and well-appointed maisonette offering quality accommodation in a great location, with beautiful views to the hills, easy access to all the village amenities and attractions and many walks for all right from the door.

Available From£420
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Byways Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars

Situated on the hillside, with fell views, a few minutes' walk from the centre of the popular village of Ambleside, Byways is a lovingly restored, traditional stone built two bedroom cottage. The cottage offers a seamless blend of original character, contemporary living and a high quality finish, complemented by a pretty cottage garden and patio.

Available From£395
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars

Middle Wray Cottage is a beautiful detached lakeland cottage set in the stunning rolling countryside to the west of Lake Windermere and just a ten minute drive from the delightful charming village of Hawkshead. Situated in the grounds of the Old Vicarage, the one-time home of the founder of the National Trust and Friend of Beatrix Potter, Canon Hardwicke Rawnsley, and just a few minutes' walk from the imposing Wray Castle, Middle Wray Cottage is a high quality retreat making it the ideal place to relax and enjoy the Lake District throughout the seasons.

Available From£435
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £925 to £833
Hillhead Ambleside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

Hillhead Cottage, as the name suggests, is set in an elevated position within a conservation area just a ten minute walk from the centre of Ambleside Village. This really is one of the most desirable locations in Ambleside and this modern, semi-detached property has been finished to a high standard and offers quality accommodation in a first class location and is a popular property whatever the time of year.

Available From£775
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1 Oaklands Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car

Located on the northern shores of Lake Windermere, and set in the heart of the ever-popular Ambleside, 1 Oaklands is the ground floor of an impressive Victorian Lakeland residence, which has been beautifully and sympathetically re-modelled by the current owners. It offers unrivalled stylish and quality accommodation in a peaceful setting with surrounding fell views, but which is literally around the corner from the centre of the village, with its interesting shops, cafes and bars and a host of local eateries, attractions and amenities.

Available From£395
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £445 to £401
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

Stonecliffe is a large, traditionally built residence which sits in a prominent position within the heart of Bowness on Windermere. Dedicated parking is provided for one car, but once here you will find excellent restaurants, bars and visitor attractions within easy walking distance.

Available From£370
Special Offer
Ghyll Heights Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

Only a few minutes from the village centre, this contemporary Ambleside property forms one part of a beautifully converted historic bobbin mill. The prestigious Falls development stands on the banks of the tumbling Stockghyll waterfalls, and Ghyll Heights enjoys a stunning outlook from the 'heights' of its private balcony. The accommodation is superbly presented, with spacious living / socialising space and a master suite set on a floor of its own. Two couples or a family will find this a perfectly-formed holiday home, with the flair of a penthouse apartment, a view to remember and the delights of Ambleside and Lake Windermere within incredibly easy reach.

Available From£399
Special Offer
Balla Wray Hawkshead
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 5 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

For those looking for a sublime luxury exclusive holiday home experience in secluded surroundings, Balla Wray is quite simply an outstanding Period lakeside residence circumscribed by glorious landscaped gardens leading into substantial lake frontage with private boathouse, commanding panoramic breath-taking views over Lake Windermere and surrounding majestic mountains.

Available From£6995
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £1500 to £1200
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars

Nestled in the Vale of Grasmere yet quietly tucked away in a charming backwater close to the centre of the village, Rowan at Grasmere offers one of the finest accommodations in the heart of Lakeland. Newly refurbished and designed with exceptional attention to detail blending traditional and quality materials with luxury amenities, Rowan at Grasmere has been crafted to offer the ultimate Lake District holiday.

Available From£1250
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars

A beautiful bolthole by the banks of the river! If you are looking for peace, tranquility and stunning views in a central Lake District location, Riverbank Terrace Waterside is the home for you. Country charm and contemporary style are bound together in an eco-friendly package that defines our standard of Lakeland luxury. An ideal escape for friends or a small family.

Available From£650
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

Smithy Cottage would be perfectly placed on any chocolate box, a quintessential 17th Century Lakeland cottage oozing character and charm, blending effortlessly with 21st century life, set in a picture postcard gorgeous setting within this green and luscious location, only a short drive from ever popular Bowness-on-Windermere - bliss.

Available From£395

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Gold Rewards Club

Lake District Tourist Information and Attractions

We are immensely proud of the beautiful Lake District, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site to boot! As local people ourselves, we’ve spent years discovering the finest food and drink, the most enticing attractions, the most glorious and luxurious shopping experiences, and most exhilarating outdoor adventures. We can’t wait to share our insider knowledge with you.

The Gold Rewards Club is our way of introducing you to the very best the Lake District has to offer. We’ve hand-picked a selection of local delights and negotiated exclusive discounts and offers that will make you feel right at home in this beautiful part of the world.

 

Attractions

 

Beatrix Potter World, Bowness-on-Windermere

The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction is delighted to offer Lakelovers Recommends card holders: One FREE Child admission with e very full paying Adult. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or special event. 015394 88444

 

Ullswater Steamer, Ullswater

Purchase a full ‘round the lake’ pass at Ullswater Steamers or a ‘full line’ return at the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway to receive a 50% off voucher to visit the sister attraction on another day. The choice is yours! 017684 82229.

 

Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere

2 for 1 adult admission when one adult is paying full admission. Adult Gift Aid admission: £7.95. 015394 46139 www.blackwell.org.uk.

 

Brantwood House

Get two tickets for the price of one when you show your Lakelovers key-fob. Plus kids go free – always!

 

Windermere Lake Cruises, Bowness, Ambleside & Lakeside

10% discount off any ticket. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offers; excludes buffet cruises, special events and combined tickets. 015394 43360.

 

Days Out

Windermere Golf Club

Fancy a round of Golf whilst on Holiday? We have vouchers that can be used at Windermere Golf Club.

Kankku Off Road Driving Adventures, Windermere

Book a Kankku off-road expedition and receive £50 off a NEW Kankku self-drive safari. Call to book 015394 47414.

 

Ambleside Climbing Wall, Adventure Peaks, Ambleside

10% off pre-booked, supervised sessions and 10% off shop products*. Open 7 days a week, sessions run daily from 10am to 5.30pm (approx). Call 015394 33794.

 

Rheged

Enjoy 10% off food and drink in 1 of our 3 cafes; 10% off shopping and receive 2 for 1 on films, play areas or exhibitions. Call 01768 868 000 for more information.

Eating Out

 

The Brown Horse at Winster

Open all day long for lunches and evening meals. All Lakelovers guests will receive a 10% discount on the cost of their overall food bill. Call 015394 43443 to book

Doi Intanon, Ambleside

10% off all food at this authentic Thai restaurant in Ambleside. Established in 2000, the Doi Intanon is Ambleside’s premier Thai restaurant; having gained an enviable reputation for the very best in authentic Thai cuisine. Booking is highly recommended. Call 015394 32119 to book

Waterhead

10% off food for dining parties up to 9 people when showing your Lakelovers Recommends Card. Pre-booking is essential and the Lakelovers card must be mentioned upon booking. Reservations are subject to availability. Call 015394 32566 to reserve a table. LA22 0ER

 

Ambleside Pizza

Quote Lakelovers when ordering and receive 15% off your order. Call us on 015394 31127.

 

The Wild Boar Grill and Smokehouse

10% off food for parties up to 9 people, dining, when you present your Lakelovers Recommends 2013 Card. Advanced booking is essential and the Lakelovers card must be mentioned upon booking. Reservations are subject to availability. Call 015394 45225 to reserve a table. LA23 3NF

Gilpin Spice

10% off their 7 course tasting menu Monday-Thursday excluding the festive period, bank holidays, Valentine’s day and remains subject to availability. Booking is highly recommended. Please call 015394 88818 to reserve a table, mention Lakelovers Gold upon booking. LA23 3NE

Booth’s Supermarket

Offering the very best in Lakeland food, wine and grocery, as well as all your favourite brands, Booth’s supermarkets are the best place to pick up your food and drinks for your self catering holiday in the Lakes. Also, Lakelovers holiday makers can enjoy a FREE Jute shopping bag when you spend £10 or more and show your Lakelovers Recommends card in stores. www.booths.co.uk

Millican

Keswick based Millican makes essential bags for outdoor lifestyle and travel. Sign up for the Millican newsletter at www.homeofmillican.com/info/lakelovers and receive a 20% off introductory offer for any bags in the range. www.homeofmillican.com

 

Poppi Red, Hawkshead

In the heart of Hawkshead, Poppi Red has a great range of gifts and ideas for your home. The cafe is warm and welcoming and sells a great range of cakes and pastries. Spend over £20 in the fantastic Poppi Red shop and nip through to the cafe afterwards and you will get a delicious free cake.

Hawkshead Relish, Hawkshead

10% Discount on all Hawkshead Relish preserves purchased within the Hawkshead Relish shop in Hawkshead Village – please present your Lakelovers Gold key fob upon purchase. This includes ALL condiments made by the Hawkshead Relish Company exceeding 120 individual culinary creations. 015394 36614.

 

Windermere and Ambleside Wine Stores

10% off all wine: To make your Lake District holiday truly perfect, relax with a bottle of wine from Windermere and Ambleside Wine Stores. With over 600 wines from which to choose, you’ll be spoilt for choice. 015394 46891.

 

More Bakery, Staveley

More is an award winning artisan bakery located in the Staveley Mill Yard, near to Wheelbase and the Hawkshead Brewery. You can get 10% off all orders collected from the bakery. Call 01539 822 297