Top 9 Adults-Only Hotels In Lake District, UK - Updated 2024

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With breathtaking landscapes and sparkling lakes, Lake District is unsurprisingly a favorite year-round destination in the United Kingdom (UK). It is home to England’s highest peak, Scafell Pike, and its deepest lake, Wast Water. You can also find the largest natural lake in England, Windermere, here. Go on a boat trip or cruise to admire Windermere’s beauty. If you like climbing or hiking, include Cat Bells or Helvellyn in your itinerary. The historic home of beloved author, Beatrix Potter, is also found here, particularly in Ambleside. Lake District also features various excellent hotels that ensure a good time. To enjoy a peaceful vacation in this region, away from the kids, check out the top adults-only hotels in Lake District, UK, below.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to adults-only amenities and services. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on March 01, 2024.

1. Highfield, Keswick (from USD 151)

Highfield is an award-winning hotel in Keswick. Housed in a 19th-century Victorian building, it has many original architectural features that create an inviting atmosphere. You can start your day with a delectable breakfast, which is served every day between 8am and 10am. To enjoy the scenic countryside views, you can hang out in the well-manicured garden. You may also unwind in any of the two lounges.

This hotel has a private car park, so you need not worry about parking if you plan to bring your car along.

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Wifi Available

Address: The Heads
15.74 km (9.8 mi) from Lake District National Park

Parking Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services

2. Aphrodites Group, Bowness-on-Windermere (from USD 268)

Featuring three independent properties in Bowness-on-Windermere, Aphrodites Group is the perfect base camp for adults who want to explore Lake District. It provides excellent wellness facilities at all three locations: Aphrodites Boutique Suites, Windermere Boutique Spa Suites, and Windermere Tranquil Retreat. These include whirlpool tubs, saunas, and steam showers for ultimate rejuvenation.

Enjoy an English breakfast in bed and relish snacks from your stocked minibar whenever you’re hungry. There’s a garden on the property, where you can take peaceful strolls.

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Aphrodites Group

Wifi Available

Address: Longtail Hill,
16.26 km (10.2 mi) from Lake District National Park

Parking Room service Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Breakfast in the room Free parking Internet services Express check-in/check-out

3. Applegarth Villa Hotel & Restaurant (Adult Only), Windermere (from USD 265)

Applegarth Villa is a traditional 19th-century Victorian villa that now provides luxurious adults-only accommodations in Windermere. Ensuring an unforgettable stay, it offers various packages. The Celebration Package is designed to make your milestones more meaningful. It includes a bottle of champagne, a themed balloon, luxury chocolates, and dinner for two. If you are on a romantic getaway, the Honeymoon/Mini Moon Package is perfect for you. It comes with a bottle of champagne, luxury chocolates, and rose petals.

For ultimate relaxation, book one of the rooms that come with a hot tub.

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Applegarth Villa Hotel & Restaurant (Adult Only)

Wifi Available

Address: Applegarth Villa, College Road
14.84 km (9.3 mi) from Lake District National Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace

4. The Glenridding Hotel (from USD 100)

Situated on the banks of Ullswater, The Glenridding Hotel provides spectacular Lake District views. You can expect a worry-free stay as the property only has 38 tastefully decorated guest rooms and suites. The in-house pub is the perfect spot to hang out with your friends or significant other. While having a few drinks, you can enjoy the serenity in the beer garden. When you get up in the morning, feast on a delicious Cumbrian breakfast.

In your free time, head to the games room and challenge your friends to a game of billiards.

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The Ullswater Inn- The Inn Collection Group

Wifi Available

Address: Glenridding
12.92 km (8.1 mi) from Lake District National Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Bar Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking

5. Windermere Boutique Hotel (from USD 278)

Windermere Boutique Hotel is nestled right at the heart of Lake District. Featuring elegant guest suites that are beautifully decorated, it is an ideal choice for romantic getaways. Many of these suites have private hot tubs, so you can easily enjoy a rejuvenating soak. Moreover, this hotel offers various body and facial treatments. Additionally, you can indulge in therapeutic massages and holistic therapies with your significant other.

If you’re on your honeymoon, pamper your partner with the love packages that come with balloons, chocolates, flowers, and more!

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Windermere Boutique Hotel Spa Suites & Hot Tubs

Wifi Available

Address: Lake Road
15.23 km (9.5 mi) from Lake District National Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar Sauna Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Skiing

6. Leathes Head Country House, Keswick (from USD 126)

Boasting an idyllic location at the heart of a private 1.21-ha (3-ac) ground in Keswick, Leathes Head Country House guarantees a tranquil countryside retreat for guests aged 18 and above. With only 11 guest rooms and suites, it promises excellent attention to detail. You can enjoy delicious food made from locally grown produce at the onsite restaurant.

After a full meal, head to the in-house bar to unwind with a few drinks. It offers an expertly curated wine list and an array of gins and whiskeys. If you’re up for outdoor activities, you may try water sports, hiking, fishing, or canoeing nearby.

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The Leathes Head Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Borrowdale Valley
10.63 km (6.7 mi) from Lake District National Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing

7. Sawrey House Hotel & Restaurant, Ambleside (from USD 88)

Sawrey House Hotel & Restaurant is nestled next to Hill Top in Ambleside, giving you a quiet escape at the heart of Lake District. Offering a classic English experience, the property hosts an afternoon tea from 11:30am to 3pm daily. A made-to-order breakfast is also available every day from 8:15am to 9:15am. If you want to enjoy the fresh air while dining, you can eat on the terrace while enjoying stunning views, from 10:30am onwards.

Embark on the Beatrix Potter Trail for a fascinating experience before retiring to the hotel bar for a few drinks.

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Sawrey House Hotel & Restaurant

Wifi Available

Address: Near Sawrey
14.23 km (8.9 mi) from Lake District National Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

8. The Cranleigh Boutique, Bowness-on-Windermere (from USD 200)

Delivering luxury accommodations in Bowness-on-Windermere, The Cranleigh Boutique is one of the leading romantic getaway destinations in Lake District. It offers various packages tailored for different occasions. If you are celebrating a birthday, consider going for the Billion Dollar Birthday Package. It includes a bottle of Armand de Brignac Ace of Spades Brut Gold Champagne, a customized cake, celebratory balloons, and rose petals. If you want to recharge, you can choose a spa treatment package that comes with healing massages.

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The Cranleigh Boutique

Wifi Available

Address: Kendal Road
15.49 km (9.7 mi) from Lake District National Park

Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Express check-in/check-out Heating

9. Bridge House Hotel & Silver Howe View Cottage, Grasmere (from USD 164)

Bridge House Hotel & Silver Howe View Cottage used to be a country home on the banks of River Rothay. By the 20th century, it became a hotel making guests feel at home as they explored Grasmere and Lake District. Upon arrival, you can enjoy a warm welcome with cream tea, homemade scones, and cakes. You are free to use the leisure facilities at The Inn Grasmere throughout your stay here. These facilities include a gym, sauna, and swimming pool.

Before heading out to explore the beautiful Lake District, enjoy a full English or continental breakfast in your comfy bed.

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Bridge House Hotel & Silver Howe View Cottage

Wifi Available

Address: Church Bridge
4.24 km (2.7 mi) from Lake District National Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar Sauna Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

Have a peaceful retreat in Lake District

Lake District lets you reconnect with nature and appreciate its beauty. For a peaceful holiday with your significant other or close friends, ensure that you check into the perfect adults-only accommodation from this list.

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