Holidays in the Lake District

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Self-catering accommodation near Scafell Pike


Scafell Pike Lake District

The Lake District is a National Park and holds within it some of the most striking backdrops in the world. From Lake Windermere, the largest lake in England, to the beautiful towns, forests and waterfalls of the region, the Lake District is also home to Scafell Pike. Scafell Pike is the tallest mountain in England at over three thousand feet, and renting self-catering accommodation near to this soaring and stunning mountain is a great way to value this gorgeous area, and it is also perfect for those who like to partake in challenging hikes such as climbing up to the mountain’s peak!

Views of Scafell Pike

There are many routes that hikers can take to reach the very top of Scafell Pike, and once you are up there, you will certainly appreciate the incredible panoramic views over Lakeland – there is no better place in which to see the district! Ascents to the peak of the mountain include a hike from Wasdale Head which is near to Wastwater Lake, or the more challenging yet more scenic route from Seathwaite Farm. There are plenty of other paths to take and whichever one you do decide upon, one thing is for sure, and that is that the views are going to be absolutely spectacular once you get up there.

self catering accommodation near scafell pike

cottage near Scafell PikeSelf-catering accommodation near Scafell Pike can be anything from a cosy country cottage perched by the base of the mountain to a stylish apartment with fabulous views of Scafell Pike at a nearby distance. Choosing to stay in this scenic part of the Lake District is a brilliant idea if you are a keen hiker, or even if you like a more relaxing ramble or stroll through the backdrops of Lakeland. These accommodations all come equipped with televisions sets and DVD players, hot tubs, private gardens, cosy log fires, comfy beds and sofas and a fully furnished kitchen with all the facilities you will need, and with the beautiful views outside and the lovely atmosphere inside, you and your loved ones can be sure that this holiday to the Lake District will be a special one.

As well as the stunning scenery of the area, there are plenty of historical and cultural places to visit as well. One of the most popular and a must-see is one of the former homes of Romantic poet, William Wordsworth. Dove Cottage is the poet’s past dwelling where he lived from 1799 until 1808, and is located on the edge of the lovely village of Grasmere. The cottage is a Grade 1 listed building and makes a lovely place to see as it remains largely unchanged from Wordsworth’s day. Featuring artefacts from the home including the poet’s spectacles, Dove Cottage should definitely be visited if on a trip to the Lake District.

Staying in rented accommodation near to the highest mountain in England, Scafell Pike is extremely rewarding and inspirational. With incredible sweeping views that go on for miles on end and brilliant opportunities to climb to the peak of the mountain, it makes an excellent choice for those wishing to get the best view possible of the Lake District.