Things To Do In
The Lake District
Discover amazing things to do in the Lake District during your stay with us at The Belsfield Hotel
Plan Your Visit
The Belsfield Hotel is located on Kendal Road in Bowness-on-Windermere in the Lake District, an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Our hotel’s incredible location in the Lake District boasts many nearby attractions and landmarks so our guests have plenty to do and explore during their stay with us.
Lake District National Park
From your hotel base at The Belsfield, you are within moments of exploring everything that the Lake District National Park has to offer. Being the most visited national park in the UK with over 16.4 million visitors per year, it has plenty to offer including walking, boat cruises, swimming in the lakes, cycling and many more outdoor activities.
The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction
The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction is a popular family activity that brings to life the enchanting stories of Beatrix Potter in the beautiful setting of the Lake District. This popular family attraction in the Lake District is only a 5 minute walk from The Belsfield Hotel.
Windermere Jetty Museum
The Windermere Jetty Museum invites you to explore an unique immersive experience that will fascinate and inspire you. This is the perfect day out for the whole family where you can solve riddles and discover stories that were once lost to the waves. Steam launches, sailing yachts, motor boats, and record-breaking speed boats are on display in the main exhibition hall. Visitors will be able to learn about Windermere’s boats as well as the people who sailed them.
Windermere Lake Cruises
This winter, enjoy breath-taking views of the Lake District’s mountain landscapes, secluded bays, and many forested islands. Windermere Lake Cruises have a variety of different routes ranging from 45 minutes to 3 hours, departing from Ambleside, Bowness, Brockhole or Lakeside piers. Your ticket allows you to get off at each stop and catch a later boat back so you can spend the day enjoying the beautiful views of the Lake District and even stop off for a spot of lunch! Book your cruise today.
Chocolate Factory Hawkshead
The Chocolate Factory Hawkshead hosts unique chocolate workshops for children and adults 7 days a week. Create and decorate chocolate bars in this interactive experience that you’ll be able to enjoy as a treat afterwards! However, it’s not just the kids that get to have fun at the Chocolate Factory. Whether it’s a business meeting, hen party, team building exercise or just for fun, The Chocolate Factory Hawkshead are able to cater to your varied requirements. Book your tickets today.