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10 Reasons to Visit the Incredible Lake District

02 Jun 2017

If you haven’t yet visited the Lake District, it should defiantly be on your wish list and you would be forgiven for thinking you were anywhere from the Canadian Rockies to the French Alps as the scenery of the Lake District is truly astounding. If this isn’t enough to persuade you to visit and book one of our beautiful rooms at the Plough Inn, Lupton where you can enjoy the serenity of our centuries old boutique hotel. Well our 10 reason for coming to the Lake District will.

1. Popular

Latest statistics state that in excess of 15 million people visited The Lake District National Park last year. 15 million people can’t be wrong!

2. Photography

If you’re a keen photographer the Lake District is definitely a place you must visit with its endless landscapes, bountiful wildlife, stunning lake views and breath taking mountainous scenery-it’s the perfect haven for both amateur and professional photographers and artists too.

3. The People

No-one is more welcoming than a Cumbrian. This makes a visit to the Lakes even more charming with the local people always happy to offer suggestions and advice to make your stay even better!

4. Walking

The Lake District offers perfect opportunities for stunning hikes and walks, from the mountainous Scafell Pike-England’s highest mountain to a more leisurely stroll around Grizedale Forrest, there’s a walk for all abilities and agilities. Or if you feel adventurous take on Striding Edge, it will take your breath away.

5. Food

Sample the local Cumbrian foods in the many watering holes and eateries, from simple pub grub to fine dining, Cumbria is a gastro delight and Lupton is home to our beautiful Pub that serves traditional food with a luxurious twist. Check out our Menu- click here

6. Atmosphere

The wonderful, relaxed and laid back atmosphere of The Lakes will leave you feeling revitalised and de-stressed.

7. Wildlife

The ‘Lakes’ has an abundance of protected wildlife from Golden Eagles, red squirrels, red deer, roe deer, fallow deer, stags, ducks and badgers. Cumbria has six nature reserves in total.

8. Attractions

We have some beautiful attractions to help keep everyone occupied when you’re not out walking, from a wide range of water sports and adventurous outdoor activities, Go Ape, Beatrix Potter, stunning castles like Sizergh and Muncaster, cinemas,  aquariums, you name it we have it.

9. Lakes

There is 16 stunning bodies of water in the Lake District. Lake Windermere at nearly 15 square kilometres is the largest natural lake in England, and just one of the many reasons so many people visit the Lake District each year.

10. Events

The Lakes plays host to some incredible events, festivals and carnivals each year. Click here to see the must see events going on this summer.

The Plough Inn at Lupton

Since 2014 our plan has been simple - serve great food and drink in a comfortable and stylish environment with the added advantage of beautiful bedrooms to relax in. Our ethos is a straight forward one: we want everyone to leave happy, and we’ll do our absolute best to make it happen! 

Just reading our menu will get your taste buds going. Start with our fresh Mixed Olives accompanied with homemade Artisan Bread. Then move on to our creamy Gruyere inspired Queenie Scallops followed by the succulent Monumental Ale battered Haddock with traditional chips, crushed peas and tartar sauce. Finish off your exquisite feast with one of our beautiful homemade desserts. I’m sorry if I have made you unbelievably hungry after reading that...

Make fantastic Lake District memories in my beautiful boutique hotel. Stay in one of our lavish and luxurious rooms for a night, a weekend or a week. The rooms are furnished to a very high standard, mixing modern facilities with a unique design that gives our guests a perfectly comfortable stay. All of our rooms have beautiful sash windows, a stunning bath and you can get lost in our comfortable king-size beds. Spacious and snug, each room has an individual charm. The Plough Inn really is wonderfully relaxing for a couple’s break or even a girl’s night away. 

We can’t wait to meet you and show you all that the Lake District has to offer.

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