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Imelda Senger

The beauty of the Lake District is beyond words

Spring has arrived, and it's time to step out of the house and experience the beauty of nature up close! March is just around the corner, and the sunshine in the UK is gradually getting better, with much less of the cold and damp rainy weather of winter☔️. Now is the perfect time to visit the Lake District National Park🏞️ (it gets very crowded in summer). Lake Windermere A visit to the Lake District wouldn't be complete without a sightseeing boat tour. Below, I'll share some touring tips with you👇 🏞【Destination Guide】 🧳Pre-trip preparation: Sunscreen🧴Raincoat🧥Umbrella☂️Sunglasses🕶️ The weather might be sunny, or it could be rainy, but one thing is for sure - it's really windy on the boat! 🚗Transportation tips: There are direct trains from Manchester to Windermere (Windermere) train station🚞. My boat ride and accommodation were in Bowness (Bowness-on-Windermere). After arriving in Windermere, you can get to Bowness by: 1. Bus🚌555, 599, or 6, which takes about 10 minutes, 🎫£2 one-way 2. Taxi🚕available right outside the train station, around £6 3. Walking🚶about 25-30 minutes For sightseeing boats, you can board directly from Bowness Pier. You can purchase boat tickets in advance on the official website or at the ticket office on site. 📝Note tips: 1️⃣Don't buy the Blue Cruise❌It's short, doesn't include any attractions, and is just a loop around a section of the lake - not worth the money and quite boring. 2️⃣The Red Cruise goes around the northern part of the lake, stopping at Waterhead Pier, where you can visit the northern end of Lake Windermere, Ambleside village, with its parks and Roman fort ruins, and the white houses🏠along the road have a Greek flair. 3️⃣The Yellow Cruise goes around the southern part of the lake and reaches Lakeside Pier, a great place for hiking. Additionally, you can buy a combo ticket for the Yellow Cruise, which includes a sightseeing boat➕motor museum/aquarium/steam train🚂, available for purchase depending on your needs (❗️the steam train is only open in summer). Regardless of which route you choose, all depart from Bowness Pier and return to the starting point. During the trip, remember to pay attention to the departure times at the piers to avoid a long wait if you miss the boat⌚️ 🛏Hotel information (recommended): 📍The Belsfield Hotel 🏨 Hotel environment: The hotel features quaint English luxury decor, comfortable and cozy, with friendly staff. There's a large garden in front for walks🚶. Plus, the hotel is located right next to Bowness Pier! Great location, with the pier and bus station within walking distance! The hotel has a small bar on the ground floor where you can enjoy a drink while admiring the view outside. Also, the hotel's dinner is great, with a lovely atmosphere, just remember to book in advance. 🌟Local must-visit: No need to go into detail here, the scenery is beautiful, and you can take great photos with just a snap of the camera📷 🍽Food guide: There's a fantastic Indian restaurant worth trying! 🇮🇳Mela Spice Restaurant🇮🇳 The curry is very authentic, made by Indian chefs! Generous portions and reasonably priced, definitely worth a visit! This restaurant is very popular locally, so it's best to call ahead to reserve a table, otherwise, you might have to wait a long time. 💗Travel impressions: The scenery in the Lake District is very beautiful, and the water is very clear. Overall, going there made me feel much more relaxed. As the weather gets warmer, it's indeed a good idea to get in touch with nature and broaden your horizons. In conclusion, I highly recommend the Lake District; it's very leisurely, people are friendly, and the scenery is great. It's one of the top holiday destinations in the UK🇬🇧!
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Posted: Apr 7, 2024
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