Lake District holidays and tours, 2014 and 2015

There is nothing quite like the landscapes, people and pubs of the Lake District. With its mountains and lakes ideal for cycling and walking, discover the real Lake District with our range of Lake District holidays. All of our Lake District holidays are run by responsible operators.
Lake District family activity holiday
Walk, climb, abseil and canoe around the Borrowdale Valley., from 395 (7 days) ex flights
Self guided cycling holidays in England
Cycle through stunning countryside, from 230 - 560 (4 days) ex flights
Lake District shepherds hut accommodation, England
Shepherd's Hut 'glamping' in beautiful Borrowdale, the Lakes, from 55 - 80 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Windermere bed and breakfast lodge, England
Blenheim Lodge 5-min walk to Lake: fab views, quiet retreat, from 44 - 76 per person per night
Cycling holidays in England
Cycling the beautiful English countryside, from 255 - 575 (4 days) ex flights
Cumbria Way walking holiday, Lake District
Walking Holiday in England's Lake District The Cumbria Way, from 589 (10 days) ex flights
Lake District campsite & caravan park, England
Idyllic setting in the lakeland fells overlooking Ullswater, from 10 - 50 per accommodation per night
Ambleside bed and breakfast in the Lake District, England
Family run Lake District B&B, from 30 - 52 per person per night
Windermere lodge and caravan park in the Lake District, England
Award winning lodge and caravan park on Windermere, from 17 - 37 per accommodation per night
Grasmere hostel in the Lake District, England
Cosy Independent Hostel in stunning central Lake District., from 8.50 - 27.50 per accommodation per night
Windermere self catering lodges in the Lake District, England
Dog-friendly, superbly equipped lodges - idyllic location., from 199 - 899 per accommodation per week
Lake District holiday cottages, England
Quality cottages in beautiful Borrowdale, the Lake District, from 300 - 1000 per cottage per week
Ullswater Steamers boat trips in the Lake District, England
Lake Cruises on Ullswater that link iconic walking routes, from 6.50 - 13 per ticket
Lake District holiday country house, England
Stunning Edwardian country house in own grounds, from 450 - 1500 per accommodation per week

12 reviews for Lake District holidays4 star overall rating

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Lake District family activity holiday
It was truly amazing and we will definitely be going again....The outdoor activities team were very knowledgeable about the area so we learned lots about the history of the place, and the impact of their work. They were also great at educating the children (and adults) about nature and doing things naturally which we have carried with us. (more)Sandra Hilton
Very enjoyable and offered both something for adults and children. Although you were with a group for activities you could still do your own thing in the evening which meant that it still felt like an independent holiday. (more)Matthew Hawkins
We had a great guide for the week - Simon. Also Ghyll scrambling and rock climbing with the whole family (children from 4 to 19) was special...Great fun. (more)Michele Oliver
From 395 excluding flights
Cycling holidays in England
Just a lovely relaxing time - bike routes well marked, flora & fauna interesting, pubs perfectly placed for provisions....Really good. Off peak, so avoided crowds. B&B accomodation was lovely - spacious, hospitable & accomodationg. (more)Madeleine Baines
The cycling holiday I booked on was extremely well organised, from initial booking to the event itself. The organiser and two guides were skilled, courteous and friendly. Accommodation was good. A very reputable company (more)Hilary Talman
From 255 - 575 excluding flights
Lake District shepherds hut accommodation, England
Memorable parts? We had a pair of ducks visit us each night around 7 p.m. I thought they'd leave when we didn't feed them but instead, they hunkered down and kept us company as we barbequed our dinner and ate. It sounds a little thing, but it's rare to be so close to nature and it was a highlight of our trip. Tips? While the hut is a perfectly formed retreat, make sure you have someplace to go if it rains. We had great weather so the outdoors made an extra room for us but in the... (more)Kristine Buchanan
From 55 - 80 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Ambleside bed and breakfast in the Lake District, England
The extremely comfortable bed, great plumbing in bathroom ... and delicious, generous breakfast, cooked to perfection were the most memorable parts (more)Ana Sanchez-Martin
Great hotel, is lovely, very friendly/ lovely foods and nice touches such as a lovely complimentary pot of tea or coffee in the lounge when you come in. (more)Sandra Woods
We had a great walk, right from the door of the B+B, to the pretty village of Troutbeck, then up (and up some more) over Wansfell with fantastic views in all directions. Friendly owners, excellent breakfast with lovely homemade jam. (more)Lucie McKenzie
From 30 - 52 per person per night

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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