Things to do in the Lake District this Spring

 

Spring is just around the corner and we’re ready to dust off those winter blues as the country begins to leave lockdown! The evenings are getting lighter and visitors will soon soak up the Spring sunshine with well-missed friends & family in outside café’s, bars and restaurants!  It’s when the Lakes really starts to come alive!

Pandemic aside, there is an abundance of things to do in the Lakes this Spring, for those with every type of interest.

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Try food from across the Pacific Rim!

BAHA, proudly unconventional restaurant breaking tradition in the Lake District’s dining scene.

Blending flavours of the Pacific Rim with traditional Japanese Robata cooking technique, BAHA offers a unique menu of globally inspired, innovative and tantalising dishes, unparalleled in Cumbria. You won’t find food anywhere else in the area like it.

See the menus or book online below

BAHA PACIFIC STREET FOOD

ENJOY A BEER OVER LAKE WINDERMERE

If you’re looking for a ‘beer with a view’ – located opposite the beautiful Bowness Bay. Guests here have the delight of enjoying food and drink in a very special location, with a very special view, Lake Windermere.
Pop into Lake View Garden Bar for a breakfast bap on the go or sit back, relax and take in the scenery over the evening sunsets, stonebaked pizzas and your favourite tipple. There’s no need to book, just pop in and enjoy.

Find out more below

LAKE VIEW GARDEN BAR

Sing your heart out in your very own Karaoke Pod!

Be free and indulge in all-time greats, chart classics, and songs that speak to the heart, in the Lake District’s ONLY private karaoke pod.

Perfect for those rainy days, entertaining the kids or evenings where the grown-ups want to celebrate and have fun! There are over 11,000 songs, a dress-up party box to match and drinks served at the push of a button.

Find out more or book online below

BORN NOISY KARAOKE POD

 

Indulge in a treat or two at the Lakes favourite cocktails & café bar!

The Fizzy Tarté serves Bowness’ best cocktails and afternoon teas!

For those rainy lake district days, there’s chic indoor seating and an outdoor patio with heaters and a shelter. For those looking to indulge, there are delicious patisseries, Afternoon Teas, sandwiches, and charcuterie boards on offer. Throughout the evening, you can drink champagne or taste one of their delectable signature Top Tarté cocktails.

See the menus or book online below

THE FIZZY TARTE

Set sail upon Lake Windermere’s newest vessel, MV Swift

Work is now complete on assembling Windermere Lake Cruises’ brand-new 300-seat boat, MV Swift, which started service is October 2020.

On 25th October 2020, the brand-new 300-seat boat MV ‘Swift’ officially came into service, making it the biggest boat to be launched onto England’s longest lake in 80 years.

Find out more or book below

WINDERMERE LAKE CRUISES

All aboard, Ravenglass Railway!

The Ravenglass and Eskdale Steam Railway (or La’al Ratty) is the Lake District’s oldest, longest miniature train line. Step inside and relax as the little steam railway puffs its way across a landscape of rolling hills and vivid greens, every season creating a different portrait.

Find out more or book below

RAVENGLASS RAILWAY

Try Grasmere Gingerbread

Sarah Nelson invented Grasmere gingerbread in 1854, and it’s unlike any other gingerbread you’ve ever had. It’s gooey in the middle and crumbly on top, like a sweet-spicy hybrid between a cake and a biscuit. People come from all over the world to partake in this activity.

Simply drive, or take a bus to Grasmere and find Sarah’s cottage tucked between St Oswald’s Churchyard and the Wordsworth Hotel.

If you get hungry once you’re back home, you can even order it online!

GRASMERE GINGERBREAD

Go exploring!

There’s nothing like visiting the Lake District countryside and exploring through the forests!
Our favourite forest being Whinlatter Forest Park. the UK’s only real mountain forest.

The park boasts an array of walking trails, bikes for hire, and even a high ropes course, making it ideal for thrill-seekers and lovers of all things outdoors. It’s the ideal setting for people of all abilities, and families are welcome.

Find out more or book an activity below

WHINLATTER FOREST

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