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10 of the best spa hotels in the Lake District to check into right now

Harper's Bazaar (UK) Logo By Caroline Lewis of Harper's Bazaar (UK) | Slide 1 of 11: It’s one of the most scenic hiking spots in the country – and so it’s just as well that there are some indulgent spa hotels in the Lake District waiting for you afterwards. In this glorious national park, hike Scafell Pike, the highest peak in England, visit Wordsworth’s house in Grasmere or look for Mister McGregor in Beatrix Potter’s garden at Hill Top, the cherished children’s author’s former farm. Go hungry to Ambleside to enjoy some incredible gastronomy, at Lake Road Kitchen and the Old Stamp House in Wordsworth’s old office. Or set sail on the waters of Windermere after a trip to a tea room – holidays don’t get more British than this.Luckily for anyone coming to this outdoorsy adventure playground to exert some effort, there are lots of spa hotels ready to soothe sore limbs post-hike.At former hunting lodge Holbeck Ghyll, there’s a hot tub with one of the most unspoilt views in the whole of the national park, as well as a terrace to enjoy it from after your dip. Or take the waters with a tour of the thermal circuits at Lodore Falls, Low Wood Bay or Langdale. Read on for the Bazaar edit of the ultimate spa hotels in the Lake District…

It’s one of the most scenic hiking spots in the country – and so it’s just as well that there are some indulgent spa hotels in the Lake District waiting for you afterwards.

In this glorious national park, hike Scafell Pike, the highest peak in England, visit Wordsworth’s house in Grasmere or look for Mister McGregor in Beatrix Potter’s garden at Hill Top, the cherished children’s author’s former farm.

Go hungry to Ambleside to enjoy some incredible gastronomy, at Lake Road Kitchen and the Old Stamp House in Wordsworth’s old office. Or set sail on the waters of Windermere after a trip to a tea room – holidays don’t get more British than this.

Luckily for anyone coming to this outdoorsy adventure playground to exert some effort, there are lots of spa hotels ready to soothe sore limbs post-hike.

At former hunting lodge Holbeck Ghyll, there’s a hot tub with one of the most unspoilt views in the whole of the national park, as well as a terrace to enjoy it from after your dip. Or take the waters with a tour of the thermal circuits at Lodore Falls, Low Wood Bay or Langdale.

Read on for the Bazaar edit of the ultimate spa hotels in the Lake District…

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