Of course, one of the cheapest things to do in the Lake District is wrap up and go on a walk. Either up a fell, around a lake or through a town centre, these are my favourite walks in the lakes, with gorgeous views and the unbeatable Cumbrian fresh air guaranteed, these walks are fine for all abilities, and can be made as long/short as you desire.
- Dodd Wood, Keswick
- Walk around Buttermere (4.5 miles)
- ‘Surprise View’ (3.5 miles)
- Cat Bells (3.6 miles)
If you aren’t the walking type, the Lake District offers so much more to do for a great price. Paddle boarding on Derwent water or Lake Windermere is one of my favourites, it is both exciting and therapeutic. If you’re more of an indoors-type person, the ‘Puzzling Place’ museum in Keswick town centre is always fun and the World of Beatrix Potter museum in Bowness-In-Windermere is delightful, especially if you have young ones with you. If you do happen to have a bit more cash to splash, there is an abundance of beautiful spa’s you can indulge yourself in, for example The Daffodil or Lodore Falls.