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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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The Haven Grasmere
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars

This eclectic Lakeland cottage combines contemporary luxury with cosy styling set only a 2 minutes stroll away from the absolute heart of picturesque Grasmere village centre- what a breathtaking setting and with 360 glorious views of the stunning surrounding scenery. Soaking up the very best of both worlds; strolling distance from bustling Grasmere and the shores of the lake, yet in a peaceful spot perfect for exploring straight from your doorstep.

Available From£625
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Haystacks Troutbeck
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars

Haystacks is quite simply a gorgeous eclectic Lakeland find occupying a picture postcard outstanding setting with breath-taking panoramic views towards Lake Windermere.

Available From£645
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Brookholme Windermere
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

Capturing the very essence of the Lake District this conveniently located contemporary cottage has been beautifully refurbished to provide a truly sophisticated Lakeland retreat. Tucked away in a peaceful backwater, close to both Windermere and Bowness villages and the shores of the lake.

Available From£550
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £419 to £377
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed

Escape the rat race in this beautifully converted Lakeland barn. The Abbots Reading cottages are surrounded by lovely natural woodlands, and you are perfectly situated to explore the South Lakes. Full of rustic features, yet fully modernised, your barn will become your home while you stay with us here.

Available From£419
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The Cosy Peacock Troutbeck
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed

The Cosy Peacock is a truly unique luxury cottage, superbly nestled in the heart of classic Lake District scenery, with breathtaking panoramic views. Wind along the peaceful Troutbeck Valley, which sits mid-way between the vibrant holiday towns of Windermere and Ambleside, and you take in panoramic views as you approach your holiday home.

Available From£617
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Yew Tree Windermere
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 6 cars
  • Infants welcome

Wow - what a find... this outstanding detached residence simply has it all - Contemporary Lakeside luxury, a very special place to spend precious time together with breathtaking panoramic views overlooking England's largest lake, occupying an idyllic setting within 'millionaires mile' with your very own lake frontage. Step inside and catch your breath as you gaze through architect designed walls of glass out over Lake Windermere.

Available From£1800
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £1995 to £1797
Le Chalet Langdale
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 5 cars

This luxurious and truly mesmerising detached residence occupies a sublime setting within the heart of picturesque Elterwater. The surrounding iconic Langdale Pikes and Loughrigg Fell provide breath-taking views from almost every pane of glass. Whether you're celebrating a happy event or looking for a well-earned escape with friends, Le Chalet is a special place designed for spending precious relaxation time in sheer luxury and comfort.

Available From£1850
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  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This aptly named Lakeland cottage, literally a stone's throw from the absolute heart of Ambleside centre, stands alongside Rothay Park with superb views towards Loughrigg Fell and The Fairfield Horseshoe. Enjoying the very best of both worlds, this traditional, yet contemporary cottage sits in a peaceful spot just a minute's stroll from the village amenities - bliss. Sociable couples, or a family, can happily spread out here.

Available From£650
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Little Spring Hawkshead
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Electric Fire
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This captivating first floor contemporary Lakeland treat forms part of this Victorian building within the picturesque village of Hawkshead on the edge of Grizedale forest providing a romantic hideaway for any special occasion. Hawkshead is famous for its charming whitewashed cottages, and this one fits right into the picture!

Available From£280
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Townfoot Farmhouse Troutbeck
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed

The farmhouse is a 17th century detached property exuding character which effortlessly mixes with its 21st century indulgences; ecologically warmed throughout and sleeping up to 8. Luxuriously furnished for relaxation and completed with true flair, creating the perfect holiday home for the Lakes in this sublime setting. The interior, although oozing character, is designed and executed to the highest standard.

Available From£950
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £475 to £429
The Curious Orange Troutbeck
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car

Lake District cottage, 'gold awarded' opulence in the picturesque hamlet of Troutbeck, circumscribed by glorious open countryside and with breath-taking views in every direction. The Curious Orange is quite simply a luxurious and quirky romantic bolt hole in a sublime spot. The sophisticated and seductive interior is warmed by a traditional woodburing stove, furnished for relaxation and finished with true flair.

Available From£475
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Lazy Bay Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Infants welcome

Capturing the very essence of the Lake District this conveniently located contemporary cottage has been beautifully refurbished to provide a truly sophisticated Lakeland retreat. Tucked away in a peaceful backwater, close to both Windermere and Bowness villages and the shores of the lake.

Available From£399
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £375 to £339
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed

The contemporary and the rustic blend seamlessly in this tastefully converted Lakeland barn. Abbots Reading Mews 2 is the ideal country retreat for a couple, and enjoys delightful wooded gardens along with a special location between Lake Windermere and Coniston Water in lovely South Lakes countryside. Forget those everyday cares in your own Lakeland hideaway!

Available From£375
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • 2 pets allowed

Most tranquilly situated by a babbling brook, this traditional Lakeland country cottage could be lifted from a picture book. Tucked away in a green and peaceful valley between the celebrated lakes of Coniston Water and Windermere, we're sure you will instantly fall in love with Bobbin Beck Cottage and its pretty garden next to the river.

Available From£499
Special Offer
Asara Longsyke Grasmere
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

An exquisite boutique cottage, marrying modern luxury and cosy Lakeland styling. The finish is of a contemporary high-quality, and elegant décor complements the sumptuous furnishings. Asara Longsyke enjoys an enviable village setting, with all-round glorious views of stunning Grasmere Vale. The perfect place to spend quality time with family and friends.

Available From£675
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Hayloft Windermere
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi

This captivating contemporary Lakeland treat is a stone's throw from the heart of picturesque Windermere village providing a gorgeous, romantic and convenient hideaway for any special occasion. Completed in traditional Lakeland barn style externally, but step inside and you'll fall in love with this light and airy converted barn loft.

Available From£399
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £280 to £252
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed

Peaceful Lakeside is a wonderfully romantic place to hide away from the cares of the world, and there a few better choices of Lakeland retreat than Abbots Reading Suite. Part of a characterful courtyard of old stone-built properties, and set in the most beautiful wooded grounds, this pretty little hideaway is contemporary comfort in a rustic paradise.

Available From£280

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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