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Couples Holidays in the Lake District

Renowned for its dramatic scenery, the Lake District is the ultimate destination for couples who are looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

It is no surprise that the Lake District’s stunning backdrops have been the inspiration of romantic literature and art for centuries. From poets and artists to couples seeking a break from concrete jungles, the Lake District remains a haven of tranquil getaways and the ultimate destination to escape the everyday.

Park Cliffe is pleased to offer couples holidays in the Lake District. Our award-winning camping and caravan site is set in the heart of The Lakes, just three miles from Bowness-on-Windermere. It’s the perfect base from which to explore the local area.

Couple Camping Glamping Pod Park Cliffe

Couples’ Glamping in the Lake District

Our dog-friendly Couples Glamping Pods accommodate 2 adults and feature electric, heaters and vinyl flooring. So, you are sure to have all the creature comforts you need to cosy up with your partner and enjoy the stunning fell views looking outward!

The Shepherd’s Hut is a luxurious experience which is perfectly suited to couples looking for a romantic glamping getaway in the Lake District. The handcrafted hut boasts lovely views of Moor How. After a busy day exploring the local area, you’ll love coming back to cuddle up in your beautifully furnished Shepherd’s Hut in the winter and relax on the balcony when the weather is warmer.

Couple Shepherds Hut at Park Cliffe in Lake District

A range of accommodation at Park Cliffe

Our static caravans all come with decking or a patio area – which is perfect for enjoying a drink or dining al fresco with your partner. We provide everything you need for a comfortable stay – you just need to bring yourselves!

Why not get closer to nature on a couples camping trip at Park Cliffe instead? Whilst we offer two campsites, Ghyllside and Fellside, we particularly think couples will love the wild camping feel of Fellside, which is better suited to smaller tents and therefore gives you more scope on where to pitch up. From both campsites you can enjoy the comfort of our well maintained facilities.

Romantic activities for couples in the Lake District

Head away from from your cosy accommodation at Park Cliffe and you’ll be met with a breadth of activities to enjoy in the local area. From a range of watersports to walking alpacas, you’re never far from a fantastic activity to make memories with your partner in the Lake District – no matter what mood you are in.


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Enjoy a scenic walk

As you leave Park Cliffe, it is hard to ignore the breathtaking views of Britain’s biggest lake, Windermere. It would be rude not to head towards the area and explore the many trails in the locality. One of our favourites here is the West Shore Walk.

Whether you are looking to challenge yourselves on a trail up the iconic Helvellyn, Scafell Pike and Coniston Old Man routes, or you would prefer a gentle stroll to Orrest Head or Tarn Hows, there are a wide range of walking options for couples in the Lake District.

You won’t have to travel far to find a walk that is perfectly geared to your hiking abilities.

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Alpacaly Ever After

For something a little unique, why not visit the popular ‘Wooly Army’ at Alpacaly Ever After? Here, you can meet and greet Alpacas and Llamas and walk through various estates at a relaxed alpaca pace.

You can even extend the furry animal fun by booking a full day Llama trek! You’ll climb over 2000ft and tick off two Wainwrights as you ascend up the Lake Districts’ North Western Fells.

This activity is perfect for couples who share a love of walking and animals. It is no surprise that the attraction is ranked as the #1 activity in the Lake District, and among the world’s best attractions by TripAdvisor.

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Ullswater Steamers

There are fewer romantic activities than a scenic boat ride – and fewer places with a better backdrop than Cumbria’s Ullswater.

A relaxed cruise in the Lake District at Ullswater Steamers will give you and your partner the perfect opportunity to sit back, spend quality time together and just watch the world go by.

You can enjoy a round trip that connects the three piers, Poole Bridge, Howtown and Glenridding, or choose to disembark at one of the stops and find your next Cumbrian adventure.

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Enjoy couples watersports in the Lake District

With so many stunning lakes in the area, it would be rude not to grace to iconic waters and enjoy watersports in the Lake District. There are many activities for you and your significant other to have a go at, such as Stand Up Paddleboarding, Canoeing, Kayaking, Wakeboarding and Sailing to name but a few.

Here are a few of our favourite providers – all are nearby to Park Cliffe and conduct activities on Windermere.

Low Wood Bay | Stoked Watersports | Wake Nation | 360 Watersports | Windermere Outdoor Adventure Centre

The best romantic restaurants near Windermere

The Fellside Bar, on-site at Park Cliffe, serves breakfast and is the ideal place to enjoy some delicious food before you head off to visit the natural beauty spots in the area.

After exploring all that rural Cumbria has to offer, you’ll be pleased to know that there are some fantastic places to eat nearby – so, you can replenish your energy levels before resuming your adventures the following day. We are lucky to have a number of romantic restaurants nearby, which are ideal to visit when enjoying a couples holiday in the Lake District. Here, we give you just a few of our recommendations.

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Burlington’s Restaurant

Head chef Lukasz specialises in French and English cuisine, and serves a range of meat, fish and vegetarian options. Under a mile away from Park Cliffe, Burlington’s enjoys beautiful views of Windermere. You can enjoy a two, three, four or five course meal with your partner at this gourmet restaurant in Bowness-on-Windermere – perfect for celebrations or simply treating yourselves just because.

The Brown Horse Restaurant

Situated just two miles away in Winster, The Brown Horse’s restaurant is headed up by 2020’s Pub Chef of the Year. Enjoy hearty, high quality meals in the homely restaurant at the Georgian inn, or choose to dine alfresco on their terrace and garden, depending on what time of year you visit! Their menus are regularly updated so you’ll always find something new to love.

Boardwalk Bar & Grill

The popular restaurant boasts amazing panoramic views of Lake Windermere. Dine on the outdoor terrace during the warmer months or choose to enjoy your food inside the popular restaurant and admire the romantic backdrop from behind their floor-to-ceiling windows. Boardwalk are renowned for offering some of the best burgers and grill options in the Lake District. Why not treat yourselves to their decadent Dry Aged Cote De Boeuf sharer if you are celebrating an occasion, or simply celebrating being together.


Lago is regarded as one of the best places to enjoy a romantic meal in the Lake District. The #1 rated restaurant in Bowness-on-Windermere combine infused cocktails, natural wines and locally sources charcuterie to offer a truly luxury experience. Their menus change to reflect the seasons. Visit the cheese and wine specialists at Lago for a luxury evening with your partner before heading back to you cosy accommodation at Park Cliffe Holiday Park.


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Couples holidays in the Lake District

We hope we’ve inspired you to enjoy a couples getaway in the Lake District this year, and given you a glimpse of just why the area is one of the most popular staycation destinations in the UK.

Book your couples holiday at Park Cliffe Holiday Park now!

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