The Lake District as the Ideal Honeymoon & Mini-Moon Destination

The Lake District is known as being one of the most romantic places in the UK. There are endless reasons this beautiful location has become a popular place for couples to enjoy their honeymoon after saying ‘I do’, but especially because it’s filled with mesmerising scenery and romantic activities you can enjoy during your luxurious retreat.

What is it about the Lake District that newlyweds love so much? Here are some fitting activity and restaurant ideas for you to explore during your romantic getaway.

Adventure with Lakeland Segways

A honeymoon should be a memorable experience, and Lakeland Segways truly delivers this. Winner of the 2016 Cumbria Tourism Experience of the Year Award, you can adventure through various fascinating trails surrounded by breath-taking scenery. Have a look here at the tours available.

Explore the Lake District with Kankku

If you’re looking for a different way to explore the Lake District, Kankku Off Road Adventure is one to consider. You can experience your own adventure from the driving seat of a Kankku 4x4, taking a journey off the beaten track in the National Park. With different driving experiences available, find out which exciting journey is the right one for you.

Lose Yourself in the Stunning Scenery

The Lake District is famous for many things, with its lakes being one of them. The Lake District National Park sits as the largest natural lake in England, Windermere. Surrounded by natural beauty, take the opportunity to cruise on Windermere and truly take in the spectacular views with Windermere Lake Cruises. With cruises varying from 45 minutes to 3 hours, you can spend all day exploring this huge lake.  

The Lake District is home to several restaurants where you can enjoy a delicious romantic meal. See our places to eat guide in addition to our below recommendations.

Homeground Cafe

Homeground Coffee and Kitchen is a perfect choice for those looking to enjoy a breakfast or brunch. Located in Windermere town centre, it has become one of the go-to destinations since its opening in 2015.

Miller Howe

If you’re looking for a stunning location to enjoy lunch, Miller Howe is one to look for. This restaurant allows you the pleasure of dining whilst gazing over the beauty Lake Windermere offers. Their English Afternoon Tea experience changes seasonally to accommodate the fresh local produce available. This pleasurable lunch features finger sandwiches, fresh baked scones and delicious cakes.

Gilpin Spice

An evening meal on such an occasion can be truly romantic, and the Lake District homes numerous options for you to choose. The Gilpin Spice serves tapas-style pan-Asian dishes, spanning across numerous countries, including the Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand. Due to the popularity of this restaurant, advanced bookings are required, so get booking today!

Evening Drinks

Evening drinks with your other half are a common way to celebrate many occasions, especially honeymoons. Windermere and the Lake District are filled with places for you to enjoy a drink or two, here are three of our favourites:

  • Baha – If you’re a fan of live music, Baha is for you. Bringing a host of genres and styles to the Lakes, you can enjoy a night of dancing and cocktails.
  • Fizzy Tarte – If you want an evening of cocktails and champagne, give The Fizzy Tarte a visit. With booth packages available, you can have yourself an unforgettable night.
  • Crafty Baa – With over 50 varieties of craft beer, wine and cider, The Crafty Baa in Windermere allows you to relax in front of a cosy open fire. With genres including Motown, Jazz, Blues and Soul playing, it is a perfect romantic spot to enjoy an evening drink.

If you’re thinking of spending your honeymoon or mini-moon in the Lakes District, Windermere Marina Village can help. Our holiday cottages in the Lake District are ideal for your stay. To find out more information about what we offer, please get in touch with a member of our friendly team today and we will be happy to help.

 

Couple toasting to their honeymoon
Newlyweds enjoying time together
Couple enjoying a romantic meal