Five reasons to visit the Lake District in Winter

We love all things Lake District here at Castle Green. When the stunning Lake District fells are right on your doorstep, it’s hard not to. So in this weeks blog we thought we’d share our top 5 reasons to visit the Lake District in Winter…

Walking in the Lake District

Nothing beats getting wrapped up on a crisp, sunny morning and heading out to explore the Lakes. Whether you fancy a gentle stroll or would like to take on a challenging climb there’s something for everyone.

The snow capped mountains of Cumbria

Picture perfect snow capped mountains cover the Lake District throughout the Winter months. The sweeping fells that surround Kendal are sure to please, whilst the dramatic landscape of the central Lake District will take your breath away. The famous likes of Helvellyn, Scafell Pike, Skiddaw and The Old Man of Coniston are only a short drive away.

Lake District sunrises and sunsets

If you’re a budding photographer you will be in your element here in the Lake District. Deep reds and purples are known to streak the sky and the sun setting behind a fell top silhouette is not to be missed.

Afternoon Tea in the Lake District

Day out on the fells? Cruising along Lake Windermere? Exploring the famous market towns? However you have spent your day in the Lakes, you’ll be sure to find a welcoming fire to put your feet up to. Many of our visitors and guests enjoy spending a winter afternoon in our cosy lounge accompanied with a delicious Afternoon Tea, the ideal way to relax and end your perfect day.

Activities in the Lake District

Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie, a mountain explorer, a cultural enthusiast or a savvy shopper the Lakes offers the best of the best. Take a cruise on Lake Windermere, an adventure day trip out scrambling, climbing or canoeing, a relaxed day exploring the famous market town of Keswick or visit the fabulous Beatrix Potter Museum. Whatever your interests, the Lake District has it all, and of course our local team can help you plan the perfect day, making the most of your stay.