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A holiday rental home in Elterwater is a wonderful option for your next breakaway.

There is plenty to do whilst on holiday to Elterwater. You can enjoy the many activities in the out or doors or head to one of the nearby attractions or historical sites. A holiday rental home in Elterwater will provide you with a place to retreat after a day of exploring. There are rental homes to suit most budgets and you will find that they offer all of the comforts of home.

Things to do on holiday to Elterwater

The whole family will find activities in the out of doors to suit their taste. Whether the most active person, or one who would rather just relax at the lakeshore, there is something for everyone. Of course the lakes provide the opportunity for a variety of water sports. These include swimming, fishing, snorkelling and boating. Also, the aforementioned relaxing by the lake is always an option as well. There are many beautiful spots in which visitors can go hiking, cycling and nature watching. One example of such a place is Grizedale Forest Park. This park offers marked trails that you can hike alone, or you can choose a guided walk during which a knowledgeable guide will share what he knows about the park and the surrounding areas. There are also a number of interesting attractions nearby.

Places to visit on holiday to Elterwater

There are many interesting and beautiful places to visit whilst on holiday in the Lakes District where Elterwater is located. One of the popular attractions is the many wildlife sanctuaries located nearby. There, visitors can learn about how they can help protect some of the earth’s most fragile species. There are also many historically important sites. The Ambleside Roman Fort is managed by the National Trust. It is home to what remains of a fort that was built in the 2nd century. There are also amazing outdoor sites. Skelwith Force is a waterfall located on the River Brathay. Whilst not the biggest waterfall, there are loud cascades that leave quite an impression on most visitors.

Weather in Elterwater

A holiday to Elterwater is best planned for the drier and warmer spring and summer months. Because the area around Elterwater is known for having up to 200 rainy days per year, visiting during the drier months is quite important. The spring and summer tend to have far fewer rainy days than the winter months. The average high temperatures in the summer are between 19 and 23 degrees. The spring is just a few degrees cooler. The winter ushers in cooler temperatures with the average highs being between 5 and 7 degrees.

Travel to Elterwater

The closest airport to Elterwater is Blackpool (BLK), but many choose instead to fly into Manchester International (MAN) or Newcastle(NCL). Whilst both of those airports about a two hour drive from Elterwater, there is a railway station at Manchester from which travellers can take a railcar to arrive closer to their destination. The closest railway station to Elterwater is in Windermere.

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Recent Reviews

Beautiful,cosy well equipped little hide away.

5 of 5
What a fabulous little hide away!! We stayed at Orchard Nook for a long weekend and it was absolutely perfect. The place is small but very well thought out, spotlessly clean and comfortable. We wanted peace and quiet which we got but kendal was only minutes away and had everything. We can't wait to return, thanks Howard and Jenifer for a fabulous stay.
  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017

Wonderful, relaxing, stylish cottage

5 of 5
Had a wonderful long weekend at Lowside Barn. Claire and Chris were friendly, welcoming and unobtrusive. The cottage is beautiful, a converted barn which has real warmth and a very homely feel, whilst being stylishly decorated. It's well equipped, super clean and in a beautiful location - the views of the surrounding area are stunning. Highly suitable for anyone who loves walking then returning to a home from home. We didn't want to leave.
  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017