The Lake District is the ultimate walker’s paradise – whether you are a novice walker and prefer a leisurely stroll or if you are a hardened hiker who wants to reach for the skies and summit as many mountains as possible, there are walking routes in the Lake District to suit all abilities.
For the perfect base camp for a walking weekend in the Lake District any one of our six Lake District hotels will provide you with endless amounts of walking straight from the door or a short journey away. Walking holidays in the Lake District are increasingly popular as people look to get away from the city to experience and appreciate the natural beauty of the Lakes and Mountains which the Lake District is so famous for. So to find the perfect hotel for your Lake District walking holidays, read on.
We have even produced our own walking book Walk the Lakes exclusively for our guests. Walk the Lakes with Lake District Hotel’s exclusive walking guide taking you to some of the Lake District’s favourite lakes, fells and mountains. Featuring 15 scenic walks written by acclaimed author Vivienne Crow exclusively for the six Lake District Hotels with each walk starting and ending at the front door of the hotel. Your Lake District walking holiday couldn’t be any easier! Read more about the Lake District Walking Book here.
This imposing 4 star hotel on the edge of Derwentwater offers great access to walks around the Keswick and Borrowdale area including Cat Bells and Scafell Pike. At the end of the day relax in the cosy lounges or enjoy a massage in The Falls Spa and a dip in the outdoor hot tub – the perfect hotel for walking holidays in the Lake District.
Why not come and explore the beautiful surroundings that we have to offer at the Inn on the Lake on the edge of Lake Ullswater – another perfect place for walking in the Lake District. With Helvellyn just behind the hotel and beautiful lake walks around Ullswater, you’re spoilt for choice.
Get away from it all and venture into the hills of the Borrowdale Valley whilst staying at the Borrowdale Hotel for a wonderful Lake District walking weekend. With meandering rivers, beautiful fells and Derwentwater all just a few minutes’ walk away you’ll feel spoilt with the choice of idyllic Lake District walks. Enjoy the charms of this historic hotel which has been modernised and refurbished to a high standard throughout.
The Skiddaw Hotel in the town centre of Keswick gives you the best of both worlds – easy access to the best Lake District walks and an abundance of shops and restaurants on the doorstep for after your day out. Walking in the Lake District has never been so convenient with the popular walks of Skiddaw close by and beautiful lakeshore walks around Derwentwater.
Situated in the centre of the market town of Penrith, gateway to the Lake District, is the George Hotel. This charming hotel takes traditional and modern and blends the two together to provide a warm welcome, friendly hospitality and comfortable surroundings making it a great starting point for walking holidays in the Lake District. Whether you wish to explore the Eden valleys, Ullswater or beyond, this hotel offers great access to all these Lake District areas.
The charming qualities of the Kings Arms, a traditional coaching inn, are very popular with locals and visitors alike. Set in the town centre of Keswick the relaxed atmosphere of this small hotel makes it a great place for a Lake District walking weekend. After your walk, kick back and relax with a pint of local ale in front of the fires or in the courtyard during summer.