Lakeside holidays offer so much! Always relaxing, there's plenty to enjoy in these beautiful natural environments, including walking
, fishing, birdwatching, wild swimming, canoeing, or simply taking in the peaceful scenery. With that in mind, we've collated a variety of the best lakeside places to stay in the UK. Continue reading for the lowdown.
No ordinary hotel, head to this lakeside stay in Staffordshire and enjoy a deluxe hut, cabin or treehouse. Eating at The Plumicorn – a strikingly modern, glass-fronted restaurant – is a must for foodies
These luxury lakeside lodges and huts are set in beautiful grounds and gardens in the middle of the Suffolk
countryside. All come with a private terrace, fire pit and BBQ.
Here you have eco-conscious
and dog-friendly cottages set in the perfect location to explore the watery landscape of the nearby Cambridgeshire Fens.
An elegant hotel in the Lake District
that's both classic and contemporary. Enjoy afternoon tea in the restaurant admiring the lake views or hop on a cruise boat!
Relax and enjoy your stay here on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent
as you look out over lakes and pools. Take a wildlife tour to see curlews, lapwings, herons and more!
These luxury holiday cottages in the Cotswolds
are arranged around a beautiful courtyard. Enjoy boating, trout fishing and swimming in the lake.
Head here for custom-built cabins
grouped around a fully stocked fishing lake on the
beautiful North Devon Coast – a great place to stay and enjoy the sea,
coastline, and countryside.
This holiday property is located right on the shore of Lake Windermere and is great for an active, family holiday
– whatever the weather, there's plenty to keep you busy!
These luxury dog-friendly country cottages
are close to Cardigan Bay and boast stunning
views of the countryside and private lake. Sandy Aberporth Beach is also close by!
This Grade II-listed country house estate
on Windermere won 'Large Hotel of the Year' at the Cumbria Tourism Awards 2023 – and well deserved it is too, combining low-key intimacy with contemporary comfort.
From cocoons to lake pods, there's a varied selection of accommodation at this peaceful setting in Devon
. Enjoy the on-site bar, restaurant, and spa with an infinity pool!
Enjoy a lakeside stay at a lodge in the Devon countryside where you can fish, enjoy a campfire under the stars, and help feed the alpacas! Each self-catering property
sleeps up to four people.
This fab three-room boutique B&B
is situated within easy reach of the magnificent Lakeland Fells in Cumbria
. Sleep in a hand-carved bed and relax in your huge bathroom!
Stay in a luxury cabin, lodge or yurt set between two lakes in this lovely spot in East Yorkshire
where you can spot abundant wildlife, including kingfishers! A perfect place to relax.
A terrific holiday home in the Lake District National Park
, with a games room and cinema to enjoy in addition to the fishing, boating and kayaking on offer.
This picturesque riverside cottage in Colchester
is as idyllic as it gets. If you're too relaxed to cook, just across the water you'll discover a fab restaurant with the best food for miles!
Situated between the water and the tennis courts on a private estate in Devon, there's lots to do at this lakeside stay – play golf, visit the spa
, try clay pigeon shooting or work out in the gym!
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