September in the Lake District, Cumbria

Summer holidays may be coming to a close but there’s still so much to see and do in the Lake District, Cumbria. Book your accommodation and activities for this Autumn now with our 2021 Holiday guide and find your perfect place to be.

Why not leave the stress at home and travel to us by train this year with Avanti West Coast? Choose the greener way to travel by rail and check out our tailored car-free 'rail trails', showcasing great places to visit when traveling around Cumbria by rail.

Fancy a romantic getaway for two this autumn? Cosy up by a roaring fire at the Swan hotel with stunning surroundings. Or if you feel like relaxing in your own hot tub whilst soaking in the stunning natural Lake District beauty, Coppermines Lake Cottages have a great selection of hand picked hot tub cottages available. Wherever you choose, be sure to check out Booths wine event taking place right now. Get 25% off a selection of wines from their range.

The Lake District and Cumbria is also the perfect place to work and there are a number of job opportunities with great companies advertising vacancies across different sectors of the travel, hospitality and tourism industry. Visit our dedicated jobs page to find #theperfectplacetowork

Explore over 100 miles of the Cumbrian Coast in your campervan or motorhome with the help of our practical tips. This is the perfect way to break away from the city with the family or as a romantic break away.

Visited the Lake District Cumbria this year already? If it’s the first time or the twentieth, we would love to hear about your experiences and plans for 2022. Fill in our survey and then enter our fantastic prize draws!

Have a great September and check out the great offers below!

Coppermines Lake District Cottages

Have a holiday less ordinary with The Coppermines Lake District Cottages. Relax in your own hot tub whilst soaking up spectacular views.  Our unique Mountain Cottages, with working waterwheel, come with exclusive hot tubs and are set within breath-taking mountain scenery. And introducing our newest Hot Tub Cottage - 'Slater Bob’s'. Browse our full selection of hand-picked hot tub cottages. 2022 dates are going fast! Book online to secure your break in the Lakes for next year. Find out more about The Coppermines Lakes Cottages

Avanti West Coast

Rollerblading Turtle ‘Turbo’ is the hero of a new marketing campaign to encourage customers back to rail by Avanti West Coast. The campaign will also help support the communities they serve, including local businesses, and promote a more environmentally friendly travel choice. With trains from London, Birmingham & Glasgow into Oxenholme, Penrith & Carlisle, enjoy speed & comfort when you travel to the Lakes with Avanti West Coast. Click here to see the new TV advert. Find out more about Avanti West Coast here.

Cumbrian Rail Trails -

Whilst we're on the subject of rail travel, to help visitors escape the crowds we have developed a series of Rail Trails, to help you explore more without your car. These walks all start and finish at a train station and feature some of the highlights of Cumbria's West Coast, including Black Combe, one of Wainwright's lesser walked fells. So grab your map, your boots and your train ticket. Explore the Rail Trails here.

The Swan Hotel & Spa

With the little ones returning to school after a fun-filled summer, what better time to start planning your romantic autumn getaway in the glorious Lake District? Whether you’re cosied up by a roaring fire, indulging in a romantic meal for two or enjoying that undisturbed slumber you’ve been dreaming of in one of the boutique bedrooms, you’re bound to find your happy place at The Swan Hotel & Spa, Newby Bridge this autumn. Book your autumn escape today!

Vanlife Lake Didtrict, Cumbria

If you are planning to pack up and head here in your campervan or motorhomes this autumn, then why not explore the quieter Cumbrian Coast? 2021 is Cumbria's Year of the Coast, we proudly boast over 100 miles of relatively unexplored coastline from Morecambe Bay in the south to the Solway Firth in the north. We have developed a new long-distance route taking in its highlights. Plan your action-packed family adventures, the perfect romantic break or solo exploration experience.

The Lake District, Cumbria Holiday Guide

If you are planning on visiting the Lake District, Cumbria this year then we are here to help. Plan your staycation with ease this year with the help of our free 2021 holiday guide. This brilliant guide is full of helpful information for everyone with chapters on what to do and where to stay in all areas of Cumbria and so much more! Order your free holiday guide straight to your home or download PDF version.

The search is on for the front cover photo for our 2022 guide so don't forget to enter our photo competiton by sending us your best picture of the Lake District, Cumbria which you could be featured on the cover of our 2022 Holiday Guide!

The Lake District, Cumbria - the perfect place to work

Are you searching for that perfect job? Feel like you have gone as far as you can in your current role? The Lake District, Cumbria is a great place to work. Not only do you have one of the best commutes, taking in the stunning scenery of the Lake District landscape, but right now there is high demand for the very best people so there has never been a better time to find that new role to inspire you and maximise your potential. Find your perfect place to work here.

Visitor survey

Have you visited the Lake District, Cumbria in 2021? Whether it’s your first time or you are a frequent visitor, we would love to hear from you about your visit and your plans for 2022. Cumbria Tourism’s research is vital for understanding visitor experiences and how we can make the Lake District, Cumbria an even better place to visit. Please help us by taking part in our short visitor survey, it only takes around 5 minutes and then enter our fantastic free prize draws including a short break to the Lake District.

The Booths Wine Event

The Booths Wine Event is back again until 21st September 2021 and this time you can save 25% on selected wines and sparkling from our award-winning range. Choose from fresh and zesty classics such as The Crossings Pinot Gris with flavours of white peach and underlying notes of pear, honey and exotic fruits. Or a bold and rich Crasto Douro Red with fresh and intense berry fruit aromas and subtle floral notes. If you’re celebrating, try a Nyetimber Classic Cuvee, a truly elegant wine with a palate of honey, pastry and baked apple. prize draws

There are some great prizes on offer at this month including a winter break for two people in the Lake District, Cumbria, courtesy of The Inn Collection Group; a four-night stay at Waterfoot Park and a Lakes Edition game of Monopoly. Enter now to be in with a chance of winning these great prizes.

Pssst... just to let you know, we've got even more new prize draws coming along during the month, including a 'bed and break' prize draw where you can win a 2-night stay for two at the Bridge Hotel in Buttermere, near Keswick AND a £2000 bedroom makeover from Bensons for Beds, so keep checking our prize draw page for the launch. Enter Our Prize Draws Here.




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