Classic car fans head to Lake Windermere
Lakeside Hotel is a located on the water’s edge of Lake Windermere where ducks waddle up to the back door of the hotel. It has recently refurbished its family rooms and is offering a 3 night stay over half term from £740 per family based on B&B in a spacious Premium Family Room which has 2 fold out double sofa beds for the children. The hotel is ideally located to explore Lake Windermere and the deal includes complimentary family entry to the Lake Aquarium next door to the hotel; entry to the new Lakeland Motor Museum only five minutes from the hotel where visitors can see amongst its 30,000 exhibits a special Campbell exhibition to father and son, Sir Malcolm and Donald Campbell and their record breaking Bluebird series of cars and boats; as well as a cruise on Lake Windermere which leaves from just outside the hotel.
Find Dragons and Bugs on a trip to the Durham Dales
Headlam Hall Hotel Spa & Golf is offering a 2 or 3 night stay from 20th –26th February from £89 per adult per night dinner, bed and breakfast and £25 per child B&B in a family room. The hotel is located in the beautiful Durham Dales with great walking and cycling routes plus a luxury spa and golf course with a PGA professional specialising in junior coaching and is also close to Bowes Museum where a ‘Dragons & Bugs’ event is taking place http://www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk/about/news/news/370/ (admission £8 adults, free for under 16’s).
Play on the private beach in Scotland?
Knockinaam Lodge in Galloway is one of Scotland’s finest small hotels, surrounded by 40 acres of garden and private sandy beach. Over half term it is offering a 2 night midweek break from 20th to 24th February from £225 per adult and £110 per child, based on DBB in a family room for the stay. The hotel is situated in its own private cove with direct access to the beach and has a large garden with a treehouse and is also close to Cream O’Galloway (http://www.creamogalloway.co.uk/visit-us) where families can partake in indoor play, outside adventure playgrounds, karting, thrill rides, bike riding and nature walks from £4 for children and £2 for adults.
Make it a literary break and meet the story telling Laureate of Grasmere
The historic Wordsworth Hotel and Spa in Grasmere is set in riverside gardens in the centre of Grasmere and has availability for a 2 night midweek stay during half term from £109 per adult on a BB basis with dinner on one night and £35 per night for children up to 12 sharing a room including dinner. The hotel has an indoor pool with a spa pool for the grown ups. Beyond the hotel kids will love to meet Taffy Thomas, the story telling Laureate of Grasmere in the secret story teller’s garden ( http://www.taffythomas.co.uk/frame1.html ) and then pop into the famous Grasmere ginger bread shop next door. The Wordsworth Museum and Dove Cottage are also close by. The offer is valid until 4th March.« View all blog articles.