With the temperature rising, the award-winning North Lakes Hotel and Spa in Penrith provides the perfect base to explore the Lake District this summer. Whether it’s a sun-soaked spa day, or an evening sampling the hotel’s summer-inspired dishes, it’s time to make the most of the longer days.

Summer staycations

Forget delayed flights and long queues at the airport, this summer it’s all about enjoying a British getaway. Whether it’s a one-night stopover on the way to Scotland or a three-night getaway, give yourself and your loved ones the gift of relaxing morning wake-up calls, leisurely al fresco dining and re-energising spa days at North Lakes Hotel and Spa.

Take advantage of the hotel’s wonderful four-star amenities or venture out and explore the local area - you’ll check out feeling completely relaxed and invigorated.

Included in this package are a few extra special touches including a chilled bottle of champagne on arrival, a £30 per person, per night dinner allowance in the restaurant, as well as a full English breakfast on both mornings. Guests are also able to enjoy spa access throughout their stay and take advantage of a 10 per cent discount off any pre-booked treatments.

Based on two people sharing, prices for a one-night stay start from £115 per person.

Based on two people sharing, prices for a two-night, three-night or four-night stay start from £110 per person, per night.

*Subject to availability, Prices may vary.

Family-friendly getaways

School’s out, plans are in. For those searching for summer holiday adventures, North Lakes Hotel and Spa provides the perfect base for a family escape. The award-winning hotel boasts the ultimate family-friendly ‘VI Little P’ package – expertly designed for little guests on-the-go. Going above and beyond for their little guests, children will find a fun-filled welcome pack when they arrive. Each child gets their very own fluffy ‘VI Little P’ bathrobe, personalised cookie, fresh milk, tempting snacks and an exciting activity pack to keep them entertained. In the restaurant, young diners will find a delicious menu filled with all their favourite dishes. And with family-friendly attractions on the doorstep, what else could you possibly need?

Sizzling spa breaks

Embrace the new season and re-energise yourself with the hotel’s luxurious Taste of Season Spa Break. Check into your Signature room before heading straight the state-of-the-art spa and enjoy three tranquil hours’ access to all the wellness facilities. This includes the salt wall sauna, full-sized swimming pool, steam room, and whirlpool.

Once relaxed, guests can indulge in a 35-minute Soul Soother Treatment – courtesy of the hotel’s spa product brand, TempleSpa. This is an aromatic body experience which provides instant relief to tired and overworked muscles.

Round off the self-care session with a delicious two-course lunch*, expertly prepared by Aztec’s team of Executive Chefs. In the evening, guests can enjoy a decadent meal** at the hotel’s award-winning restaurant before indulging in a great night’s sleep. Before check-out, guests will have plenty of time to enjoy a delicious a la care breakfast.

The experience also includes a complimentary 200g Libby Lavender Cotswolds candle, worth £30, to continue the relaxed atmosphere at home.

Available Sunday to Thursday.

From £195 per person***

*£10pp supplement to upgrade to afternoon tea

**£30 dinner allocation per person

*** Based on 2 sharing a room – single supplement will apply

Al fresco dining

It’s time to take the dining outside. Home to the award-winning FYR, the restaurant boasts a beautiful outdoor terrace – which overlooks the meadow and garden kitchen. Guests can enjoy a spot of laid-back lunch, long dinners, or simply enjoy a glass of wine (or two) on a pleasant summer’s day. Passionate about serving up fresh, local produce, FYR offers everything from sumptuous steaks, hanging kebabs, and twice baked smoked Eden chieftain and chive soufflé. For those looking to celebrate the father-figure in their lives, why not book an al fresco Father’s Day meal? Whether it’s a lazy lunch or a decadent dinner, special moments are included with every visit. Gift vouchers are also available to purchase here.   

Things to do this summer

With its luxury spa and award-winning FYR restaurant, North Lakes Hotel and Spa is an ideal haven for guests looking to explore the Lake District and beyond. Outstanding in beauty and full of hidden treasures, visitors can take in the warmth and wonder of Cumbria’s charm, with its exciting attractions and spectacular views.

Enjoy the summer weather and discover the captivating Penrith Castle, stroll around the magnificent Aira Force, visit the Ullswater Way, take the kids to Rheged Centre or why not visit Lowther Castle?

About Daniel Thwaites

Established in 1807, Lancashire-based, family-owned Daniel Thwaites boasts a unique collection of award-winning inns, hotels, and spa hotels across England.

For more information or to book your visit to North Lakes Hotel and Spa, please contact the reservations team. Call us at 01768868111 or email reception@northlakeshotel.co.uk