The best places to stay in the Lake District in 2022
Whether you are a hardy hiker, best place to stay in lake district a landscape photographer, a souvenir hunter, or an adventure junky, get your bearings in England’s most scenic area with our guide to the best places to stay in the Lake District.
The Lake District is a popular national park in northern England covering an area of 2,300 square kilometres. With spectacular ribbon lakes, rugged mountains and charming villages the range of activities on offer spans everything from afternoon scones to adventurous scrambles.
The various places to stay in the Lake District are scattered across different sections, each of which offers a very specific experience. Some have ample facilities (and the tourists to go with it), others are remote landscapes abundant with natural beauty and rugged outdoor experiences.
We’ve been visiting this beautiful corner of England for years now. There are few mountains we haven’t climbed, or valleys we haven’t walked. We’ve had Scafell Pike views drenched in sun and more than a few days just plain drenched. We’ve tried many of the wild swimming spots and more than a few of the local pubs.
Here is our guide for the best places to stay in the Lake District to give you the lakes experience you are looking for. For more inspiration, read our guide to the best UK weekend breaks.
WHERE TO STAY IN THE LAKE DISTRICT
- KESWICK & AROUND
- BORROWDALE & BUTTERMERE
- WINDERMERE & BOWNESS
- CONISTON, AMBLESIDE & GRASMERE
- ELTERWATER & LANGDALE
- WASDALE & ESKDALE
- CARTMEL & HAWKSHEAD
- ULLSWATER & PATTERDALE