Things to do in Windermere

Top 10 Most Instagrammable Spots in the Lake District

The Lake District is known for its picturesque landscapes, whether of tranquil lakes and dramatic hilltops or peaceful woodland. For centuries, the allure of the beautiful Lake District National Park has captivated and inspired the creative minds of poets, artists … Read More

Our Guide to the Best Pubs in Bowness on Windermere

Located on the eastern shore of Windermere, the vibrant town of Bowness is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Lake District. Lined with a beautiful blend of quaint cottages, charming shops, inviting cafes and lively pubs, the … Read More

Windermere- Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Windermere Christmas It is indeed beginning to look a lot like Christmas. The start of advent brings many things; mulled wine, gingerbread, baubles, Santa & of course, many a Christmas market. Christmas markets Christmas markets originated in Germany to celebrate … Read More

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Dips, dives and feeling alive – Things to do in Bowness

As tourists tread through the Victorian savour of the Lake District, one often overlooked aspect of this graceful escape is its caves. Exploring the likes of Rydal Cave is a common, yet astounding experience. Many a tourist will flock here … Read More


Whether you’re looking for a cosy snug, a bustling bar or a mean hot chocolate, Bowness is the place to be.

The Bowness-on-Windermere food and drink scene is a vibrant one with pubs and restaurants to suit all tastes. This foodie heaven has enough gastropubs, fancy eateries and greasy spoons to make your tastebuds quiver. If you’re looking for a pub … Read More

10 Things to do in the Lake District

10 Things to do in the Lake District

There are so many things to do in the Lake District while on a spa cottage break, here we take a look at just 10 of them. 10 Things to do in the Lake District Featuring everything from relaxed river … Read More

March 2022

What’s on in Windermere, March 2022

Are you taking a spa break in Windermere during March 2022? Then here’s a brief guide to what’s on in the Lake District next month, featuring some selected highlights. Although when you’re staying in a hot tub spa suite, you … Read More

Happy New Year, Windermere Spa Hotels

Happy New Year from Windermere

As we enter 2022, we’d like to wish you a Happy New Year from all of us here at the Aphrodites Boutique Suites in Bowness on Windermere. The sun is currently shining and although it’s a little bit chilly, we’re … Read More

Book a Hot Tub Spa Break this Winter

Visiting Windermere in October

Imagine stepping out of your own private hot tub spa suite while visiting Windermere in October this year. After all, we all deserve a little “me time” every now and again. Although within the romantic setting of our Aphrodite Boutique … Read More

Explore Windermere this September

As you plan your hot tub spa break in Windermere this September, you’ll be pleased to hear many events are starting to return to normal. Although the Lake District is well-known as a place of natural beauty, it’s also home … Read More