Where to Visit in the Lake District in October

Where to Visit in the Lake District in October

There are so many areas to visit in the Lake District in October. The scenery of Cumbria is stunning, the leaves are falling and the early morning mist looks wonderful across the Lakes. Wherever you visit in the Lake District, you won’t get to do it all in a day. So why not book into a Spa Hotel ready to embrace the Lake District this Autumn.


For one of the oldest and traditional events in the Lake District in the Lake District takes place in Wasdale. Throughout the Lakes, there are a number of rural shows, several of which date back a number of years. The Wasdale Head Show & Shepherd’s Meet, in particular, is 100 years old, where you can mix with farmers from the area.


Down the road from Aphrodite’s Lodge Spa Hotel in Windermere is Coniston. Another of the Lake District’s most famous lakes. Visiting the Lake District in October is the last chance of the year for a ride on the Steamboat Gondola. After the 31st of October, the steamboat will be put into storage until the New Year.


If you’re driving to Kendal from Windermere, then traffic permitting it should only take you 15 to 20 minutes. Kendal in the Lake District in October is a likely to be a hassle-free drive too, especially outside of the half-term week.

Whatever you fancy getting up to while you’re there, comic book fans are in for a treat. In fact, with numerous locations taking part in Kendal it will be hard to miss. As you celebrate the artwork, pick up a comic book as a memento. You can always read it in the hot tub as you relax at a spa hotel in Windermere. Just don’t get it wet!


There are a number of ghost tours throughout Cumbria all year round. However, if you’re visiting the Lake District in October it’s all about the build-up to Halloween. Jump on board the Ravenglass and Eskdale railway for a special October train ride. Alternatively, Keswick ghost walks, in particular, are likely to spook you out. After all, there’s plenty of history to uncover, with plenty coming from beyond the grave.


As well as the Ravenglass and Eskdale railway, Ravenglass also boasts one of the Lake Districts main attractions. Muncaster Castle is believed to be one of the most haunted castles in the United Kingdom. As for Halloween weekend, expect some fake ghosts and ghoulish goings-on at the castle. As well as the usual guided tours, there will be cabaret, a haunted maze and much more.


Then there’s one of the most famous bodies of waters of them all. The giant lake may be home to our spa hotel in Windermere, but that’s not the only reason to visit the Lake District in October. Home to the Beatrix Potter Museum, Windermere Lake Cruises and famous residences such as Williams Wordsworth and Alfred Wainwright.

Book a spa hotel in Windermere this October.

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