Book Your 2018 Summer Lake District Escape

Plan your Lake District summer holiday at Windermere Marina Village. Centrally located, we are blessed with some stunning scenery and mountains: perfect for walking, climbing and exploring. But there is so much more to the Lake District than just this! Discover the many festivals, restaurants, gardens, sporting events of all kinds, workshops and exhibitions to name but a few. The Lake District is full of things to do if you don’t fancy walking up a hill!

There's plenty happening all over the Lake District throughout July and August. Agricultural and traditional county shows are a huge part of Lake District heritage and a great day out for all, whilst tourist attractions throughout the area schedule an abundance of activities to keep everyone entertained.

Some of our favourites include -

  • Brockhole, the Lake District Visitor Centre. Packed with great events throughout the summer for everyone both on land and on the water. With everything from Archery to Bushcraft and Guided cycling trips to 'Wordsworth Wednesdays' there something for all ages and interests. Why not save on parking and traffic and take a Windermere Lake Cruise - don't forget as a resident of Windermere Marina Village you also save 10% on all cruise prices.
  • Grasmere Sports takes place on in August and is a fantastic traditional Lake District sports event. With trail running, sheepdog displays and trial hounds step back in time and enjoy all the fun of a traditional Lake District day out!
  • Wray Castle is a beautiful 5 mile lakeside walk or bike ride from Windermere Marina Village, this National Trust property offers sailing taster days amongst others. After a long day there's a boat service to bring you back to Bowness if little legs are to tired.
  • For a family day out of all of the family take a trip to the Lakeland Maze Farm Park This years maze is in the shape of the Millennium Falcon, but there's plenty to do besides including a zip wire, petting barn, tractor rides, large outdoor play area with tractors, trampolines and lots more.

School Summer Holidays prices start from £595 for a 3 night weekend break or £639 for a 4 night mid-week break​. Our apartments sleep up to 10 people and, with selected cottages accepting pets, there's something for everyone!

A Lake District summer holiday with us includes unlimited use of the Old England Leisure Club – great to keep big and small kids entertained for those rainy days.

Below, we have featured a small selection of school summer holiday dates across our Cottages and Apartments. To do a full search for your specific dates just go back to the home page and use the quick holiday search bar. Don't miss out on your choice of dates as we're booking up quickly!