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Valentine's Breaks in Cumbria

The Lake District, Cumbria is renowned for its wild and emotive scenery, long regarded by poets and great thinkers as an inspirational place of romance and beauty. Where better for a romantic break to celebrate Valentine's Day?

Whether in the first throws of young love, about to go down on one knee or looking to remind your loved one of how much you care, there are lots of ways to celebrate love in the Lakes.

As the official tourist board, we have hundreds of places to stay - hotels, b&bs and cosy cottages, all easy to book online. Treat your loved one to a luxury spa break or lodge with your own hot tub where you can sip champagne together under the stars.

Endulge yourselves by visiting some of the many excellent places to eat - from Michelin starred restaurants to cosy Cumbrian pubs serving hearty home-made food, many of whom specialise in sourcing the best local produce.

Enjoy the finest views, superb quality food and celebrate being together. Golakes is the ideal partner to help you plan your perfect romantic trip. 

Let there be love this Valentine's Day.

Luxury & spa Breaks

Beech Hill Hotel

Beech Hill Hotel

The Beech Hill Hotel is situated on the banks of lake Windermere. We have 57 bedrooms that have been refurbished to a high standard. Our AA rosette-awarded restaurant offers 2 delicious menus of local and seasonal produce.

Wheatlands Lodge

Wheatlands Lodge

Ample private parking. Newly refurbished to offer a variety of rooms with 4-poster, double, king size and super king size beds, and jacuzzi baths and showers. All in a peaceful setting off the main road. Free Wi-Fi.

The Knoll Country House

The Knoll Country House

When you want to get away from it all, come to the Knoll. This tranquil country retreat stands in beautiful grounds at the southern tip of Lake Windermere, surrounded by spectacular woodland.

Rothay Garth

Rothay Garth


Rothay Garth has a superb position combining glorious mountain views with easy access to Windermere Lake and Ambleside.

Applegarth Villa & Restaurant

Applegarth Villa & Restaurant

A Victorian mansion house set in the heart of Windermere. Fifteen individually designed bedrooms, many enjoying excellent views towards the lake and fells. A family-run hotel which is rich with historical interest.

Howbeck Guest House

The Howbeck Guest House

For accommodation, The Howbeck Hotel, Windermere, Cumbria truly is a, once discovered, never forgotten, place to stay, a delightful Lake District retreat where the warmth and friendliness of its staff is always apparent.

The Old Vicarage

The Old Vicarage

A charming Victorian house, carefully converted and quietly tucked away in it's own wooded grounds in central Ambleside. Onsite car parking, Swimming Pool, Sauna & Hot tub etc. Overlooking Rothay Park and tucked away from traffic noise.

Spa bath room

Southview House & Indoor Pool

The Southview is a licensed guesthouse with its own indoor heated swimming pool, 10 en suite bedrooms including 6 superior rooms and 4 classic bedrooms

Ambleside Manor Vegetarian Guest House

Ambleside Manor Vegetarian Guest House

Ambleside Manor Vegetarian Country Guest House situated in over 2 acres of privates with plenty of free parking in the lovely village of Ambleside where we have two award winning vegetarian restaurants within a short walking distance.

Crown Hotel Exterior

Crown Hotel Wetheral

Set in the picturesque village of Wetherall, close to Carlisle and the M6. We offer well appointed bedrooms and extensive leisure facilities with pool. The Conservatory Restaurant has been awarded an AA Rosette.

Fairfield House bathroom

Fairfield House and Gardens

The Fairfield is a charming late Georgian house set in quiet secluded grounds with its own car park and located in a quiet cul-de-sac close to the centre of Bowness bay. Provides a quiet child free environment to relax.

The Coppice Guest House - room 4

The Coppice Guest House

Easily visible from the main Windermere to Bowness road. Excellent local reputation for dinner. Check in 13.00, check out 10.00 leave your luggage, leave your car in private car park and collect later.

The Fisherbeck

The Fisherbeck

Luxury en-suite accommodation in the heart of the Lake District serving award-winning breakfasts. Great views. Fabulous new rooms. Lite Bites and Bar. Parking. Pleasant garden. An easy stroll to Ambleside's shops, restaurants and lake.

Hot Tub breaks

The Folly

Hall Hills

Self-catering with 5 units, £440-£3880 pupw sleeps 2-16

Linthwaite House Hotel

Linthwaite House

Country House Hotel with 30 rooms, £176-£330 prpnb

Anns Hill Cottage bathroom

Anns Hill

Self-catering with 2 units, £650-£1400 pupw sleeps 2-4



Self-catering with 1 unit, £350-£700 pupn sleeps 6-13

Applegarth Villa & Restaurant

Applegarth Villa & Restaurant

Guest Accommodation with 22 rooms, £140-£475 prpnb

The Old Vicarage

The Old Vicarage

Guest Accommodation with 15 rooms, £38-£85 pppnb

Chiffchaff luxury lodge

The Tranquil Otter

Self-catering with 8 units, £770-£2000 pupw sleeps 1-6

Oak Cottage Living Room

Tottergill Farm

Self-catering with 9 units, £428-£1858 pupw sleeps 1-8

Manesty Holiday Cottages

Manesty Holiday Cottages

Self-catering with 7 units, £376-£1109 pupw sleeps 2-8

Monkhouse Hill Living Room

Monkhouse Hill Cottages

Self-catering with 10 units, £460-£2970 pupw sleeps 2-14

Beech Hill Hotel

Beech Hill Hotel

Hotel with 57 rooms, £84-£348 prpnb

Garden Suite

Gilpin Hotel

Country House Hotel with 26 rooms, £130-£158 pppn, £128-£223 pppnb

Howbarrow Farm Cottage

Howbarrow Farm

Self-catering with 2 units, £299-£47500 pupw sleeps 1-2

The Waternook Estate

Waternook & The Great Barn

Self-catering with 2 units, £0-£8400 pupw sleeps 1-12


Pop the question

Looking to pop the question in the most beautiful Cumbria surroundings? Take a look at our wedding page to see what we can do to make that special day that much more special...
For details on booking romantic breaks throughout the year, please visit or Romantic Breaks page, where you can search for the best places to stay, see events that are taking place and find superb places to eat.

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