August Bank Holiday in the Lake District

August Bank Holiday in the Lake District

It’s the last long weekend before Christmas! August bank holiday in the Lake District is the chance to make the most of an extra day off work. It’s also the tail end of the holiday season, as it starts to get darker earlier. So book a last-minute spa package break in the Lake District before Autumn begins to settle in.

Even if the main hotel starts to get fully booked, our other Windermere hotels offer the same amount of comfort. By spending August Bank Holiday in a spa suite in the Lake District, you can certainly enjoy a taste of luxury. Whether that be at Aphrodite’s Lodge, the Windermere Tranquil Retreat or one of the remaining 3 Windermere Boutique Spa Suites.

Things to do in the Lake District

As for what’s on this August Bank Holiday in the Lake District, there’s still time to visit the regular tourist attractions. The likes of the Lakes Aquarium, Muncaster Castle, Hill Top House and the World of Beatrix Potter open all year round.

Then there’s the beautiful scenery of the Lake District at viewpoints such as Orrest Head, Scafell Pike and Friar’s Crag. As well as river cruises, steam trains, coach tours, guided walks and much more that are particularly nice on a summers day.

When it comes to things to do in the Lake District over the August Bank Holiday, there are still a couple of major events.

In particular, Grasmere Sports taking place on Sunday 25th August 2019. The annual event now enters its 169th year and remains full of tradition. As well as Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestling and cross-country Fell Running, there are events for those with 4 legs within the Hound Trails.

In keeping with the 4 legs, albeit on a larger scale, Cartmel Cup Day plays host to one of the biggest dates on the horse racing calendar. Saturday 24th August 2019 will feature several races, the first starting at 2.10pm through to 5.35pm in the evening. August Bank Holiday Monday then closes the racing season, albeit with a bit more of a relaxed atmosphere.

While the Lake District is a popular holiday destination all year, August Bank Holiday is only a week away. As such book a last-minute spa package break today and avoid missing out on visiting a spa hotel in Windermere. Otherwise, it will soon be time to plan a Christmas break instead!

Spa Package Break in the Lake District

Book a last-minute spa package break in the Lake District with Aphrodite’s Lodge. Are you thinking of spending August Bank Holiday in the Lake District? Then you may be in luck with some very last-minute deals in Windermere.

Check availability across all our spa suites by contacting Aphrodite’s Lodge Spa Hotel in Windermere via email at or telephone: 015394 45052.

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