Venturing to The Lakes is popular with locals and holiday guests alike. Hiring a boat for an hour or two is an excellent way to enjoy the stunning scenery of Lake Windermere. Full instructions are given and dogs are welcome onboard, pre-booking is essential especially in high season. If you don’t fancy skippering the boat yourself the Windermere ferry is also an excellent way to enjoy the lake.
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Cumbria / Lake District
Many foodies will enjoy the delights that nearby Kirkby Lonsdale hold. Tapas style dishes at Number Nine are a favourite with many of the team. Plenty of excellent pubs can be recommended and for finer dining enthusiasts there is nearby Hipping Hall or a bit further afield in Cartmel the Michelin starred L’Enclume.
The Rydal Water Circular is a 4.5 km walk in the Lake District that sets out from the village of Rydal and leads you around the edge of a scenic lake. While out on the trail, you can enjoy picturesque landscapes across the water such as the peaks of Loughrigg Fell and Nab Scar. The walk is through a variety of terrain, woodland and open spaces. Ideal for most levels of walker from beginners to families.