Most Instagrammable Hotels in the Lake District

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One of the most popular staycation destinations for all ages in the UK, the Lake District promises trendy eateries, picturesque landscapes and beautiful accommodation options. After a long day exploring the local area, capturing photos at some of the most Instagrammable destinations in the Lake District, you’ll need somewhere just as aesthetically pleasing to stay.

Here at Aphrodites Boutique Suites, we understand that hotel aesthetics and interiors are an important deciding factor when booking your perfect break. When choosing a hotel, you’ll consider factors like location, price, amenities and customer experience, but who doesn’t want to stay in a hotel that offers comfort AND wow-factor?

Below we’ve listed 6 of the most Instagrammable hotels in the Lake District to inspire your next staycation, providing epic content to share with your friends, family and followers online. Ranging from gothic mansions set in the mystical Lake District landscape to modern and romantic spa suites metres from the lake shore, there’s a hotel in the Lake District to suit every taste.

So, if you’re looking for a picture-perfect place to stay on your visit to England’s largest National Park, then why not take your pick from our list of the most Instagrammable hotels in the Lake District.

Best for Spa Breaks – The Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa, Keswick

The Lodore Falls, Keswick, is an exquisite spa hotel in the Lake District and hotspot for celebrities seeking a rejuvenating retreat. With luxurious rooms designed with comfort, relaxation and elegance in mind, staying at the Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa offers a unique Lake District spa break experience.

Overlooking Derwentwater and with spectacular views of the surrounding fells, the hotel’s indoor and outdoor spa is a gem in its own right. Within the spa are 5 treatment rooms, a 4-person rasul chamber, a champagne bar and a full-service thermal suit, and outside features a 16-metre hydro pool, making this hotel the perfect place to relax, unwind and snap a selfie, of course!

Best for Foodies – Gilpin Hotel & Lake House, Bowness-on-Windermere

Gilpin Hotel & Lake House is another gem in the Lake District that has gained popularity for its stunning setting and luxurious accommodations. With two distinct establishments situated on separate estates, each bedroom offers a haven of comfort and style allowing you to unwind in ultimate comfort amidst the stunning Lake District scenery.

Located on the Gilpin Hotel site, their Michelin-starred restaurant SOURCE showcases the finest the Lake District has to offer and is the perfect place to capture some totally tasty Instagram photos. Alternatively, their more laid-back Pan-Asian inspired restaurant Gilpin Spice provides equal opportunity to capture an Insta-worthy shot. It’s a place where foodies and photographers alike can indulge in a feast for both the taste buds and the eyes.

Best for Panoramic Views – Another Place, Ullswater

Another Place is a relaxed, contemporary hotel on the shores of Ullswater in the Lake District with accommodation options available in the original Georgian house or modern wing, outside in one of six shepherd huts, a large treehouse and family cottages. It’s a fantastic hotel offering a unique blend of modern design and natural beauty, making it a hotspot for Insta-worthy photos.

Surrounded by two walls of glass, the on-site swim club offers pool views that blur the boundary between you and your lakeside location, and a skylight floods the pool with further natural light. It’s a spot where you can unwind and enjoy the stunning natural scenery. Don’t forget to capture some incredible photos for your Instagram feed here!

Best for Rustic Vibes – The Yan at Broadrayne, Grasmere

The Yan in Grasmere is a bistro with beds on a picture-perfect 17th century converted sheep farm with glorious views across the Lake District’s central fells. Whether you’re searching for excitement, relaxation, celebration, award-winning accommodation or a fantastic rustic British bistro, the Yan has everything you could dream of for an idyllic Lake District getaway.

From contemporary ensuite bistro bedrooms with skylight views to self-catering cottages nestled around picturesque farmyard to glamping pods, a stay at the The Yan perfectly provides modern luxury with a rural rustic feel and is the perfect base to explore the Lake District. Their wholesome ambience, Cumbrian hospitality and family-style atmosphere extends to every corner of the establishment and the authentic photo opportunities you’ll find here are endless.

Best for Picturesque Surroundings – The Forest Side, Grasmere

A fairytale gothic mansion set in the magical landscape of the Lake District, the Forest Side hotel is breathtaking from every angle. Built in Lake District slate and stone, this Victorian mansion is a place where you can truly unwind and immerse yourself in the beauty of the landscape and the peaceful and idyllic surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for capturing stunning photos. What’s more, during your stay you can indulge in a delightful meal at the Michelin-starred restaurant on-site which is designed to be a reflection of the very landscape in which it sits.

Best for Romantic Vibes – Aphrodites, Bowness-on-Windermere

Located in Bowness-on-Windermere in the heart of the Lake District, we at Aphrodites Boutique Suites have a range of log cabins and spacious split-level spa suites with the added benefit of their own private hot tubs, offering the most indulgent and romantic retreats for couples. We offer unique and intimate experiences that are sure to add a touch of luxury to any Instagram feed.

With lavishly decorated rooms and a host of modern facilities including steam showers, spa baths, cinema TV’s and private patios complete with breathtaking garden views, it’s no surprise that we’ve become a viral hotel and must-visit destination for stunning photo opportunities. The attention to detail and unique design of each room make it a favourite spot for those seeking a dreamy escape.

It’s not just the beautiful landscapes of the Lake District National Park that offer great opportunities to post on your Instagram fees but also the accommodation you choose to stay in. Whether you’re seeking a lakeside retreat or a tranquil countryside escape, let your followers travel with you through stunning snapshots captured in some of the best hotels in the Lake District. If you’re looking for a trendy hotel in the Lake District, why not check out our boutique suites in Bowness-on-Windermere.

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