8 Best Lake District Lodges with Hot Tubs

As one of the most beautiful places in the UK it’s important to make sure where you actually stay in the Lake District is equally as beautiful. Here’s my pick of the best Lake District lodges with hot tubs that fit the bill.

lake district lodges with hot tubs

Cumbria, in England’s wonderful North West, is home to the much revered and stunning Lake District National Park. With an incredible selection of mountains, hills, stunning valleys and of course gorgeous lakes, it’s easy to see why you would want to take a trip to see it for yourself. If you’re taking a holiday there you may as well do it in style and stay in one of the many Lake District lodges with hot tubs for your trip.

The Lake District is so beautiful, it’s inspired the poetry of William Wordsworth and the stories of Beatrix Potter, among countless other artists. Covering a huge area of approximately 290 square miles, there are a number of famous lakes here. The most instantly recognisable is arguably Windermere though of course there is also Ullswater, Derwentwater, Coniston Water, and Buttermere, among others.

Lake district lodges with hot tubs Greengill Farm cottage
Greengill Farm Cottage

Covering such a vast area means that there are a number of lovely towns and villages to both stay in or visit and explore on your visit. Ambleside, Keswick and Kendal are amongst the most notable and provide a great place to stay and have a base for your adventures. 

After all that fresh air and exercise I’m sure you’ll be more than happy to relax back at your accommodation and I’ve got the perfect suggestions of Lake District lodges with hot tubs for you to check out below. Put your feet up, submerge in the bubbles and indulge.

Lake District Lodges with Hot Tubs

Luxuriate with beautiful views of mountains, valleys, wildlife and waterfalls.

1. Log Home Village

I’ve always wanted to stay in a log cabin, and if you have had the same dream then now you can too!

With all the alpine adventure vibes you could want, this log cabin at Log Home Village features a completely wooden interior with exposed wooden beams. Prepare to be transported to a Swiss or Canadian fantasy – all while not having left the UK!

Lake district lodges with hot tubs log cabin

Located in Ulverston, set among rolling fields and trees, you can really switch off and relax here. It’s tucked away and quite private which is a blessing but you don’t feel isolated as you aren’t too far from the local town either.

With the added delight of the wildlife around, there’s horses and chicken to be seen about too, which really adds another magic touch to the place. You still have all the home comforts and modcons of a fully fitted kitchen – including a flat screen TV, sumptuous bed and even a fire.

2. Parkknott Retreat

Parkknott Retreat offers a handful of cosy and modern lodges in the Askam area in Furness. You can make use of the private hot tub all year round here with the ability to have the hot tub under cover if you wish.

Lake district lodges with hot tubs

That helps make it one of the most superior Lake District lodges with hot tubs around. The thought of relaxing in the hot tub, drink in hand, cover overhead, and listening to the sound of the rain as I’m all warm sounds fab right about now!

While it isn’t the largest cabin, it still provides everything you need with a private bathroom and shower, kitchenette and fridge, microwave and stove top and a terrace as well. Added to the uninterrupted views of green fields, trees and distant mountains, this is definitely a top choice for the best hot tub lodge in the Lake District.

3. Riverside Annex at Ashbank

The superb Riverside Annex at Ashbank provides a modern and cosy stay featuring your own private hot tub. The owners are incredibly helpful with recommendations for places to go and things to try in Penrith too.

The World of Beatrix Potter is 44km from Riverside Annex and Buttermere is also 44km away. So, when not making use of the glorious hot tub you have wonderful adventures waiting for you too!

Cosy Lake district lodges with hot tubs

There’s a terrace, patio and garden too for potential outside dining and basking in the glorious British weather. Inside, there’s a kitchenette with a fridge and oven so you can be completely self-sufficient if you so wish. Make your own little word in the annex, one the best Lakes District lodges with a hot tub.

4. Cockermouth Luxury Cottage

This luxury cottage in Cockermouth has a superb view from the hot tub. Rolling hills, greenery as far as the eye can see and distant mountains make up the stunning view from the rear of the property where the hot tub sits. Imagine relaxing in there on your holiday and taking in the supreme vistas!

Lake district lodges with hot tubs with views

The cottage is within 23km of Buttermere and 29km of Derwentwater – if you want to venture out and make the most of the beautiful surrounding landscape. Even closer is Whinlatter Forest Park which is only 16km away.

Clean, bright, slick and with a modern design throughout the property, the bedrooms are airy and the huge kitchen is like a breath of fresh air.

This Lake District holiday home features 2 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV with streaming services, a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven, a washing machine, and 2 bathrooms with a walk-in shower. Meaning you have everything you could possibly need for your stay.

Modern Lake district lodges with hot tubs with views

Popular Wainwright Fells such as Grasmoor, Grisedale Pike and Low Fell can be seen from the hot tub and you can also see the River Derwent which is just a 10 minute walk away. If you want to visit a pub, shop or bakery then you’re in luck as the local village is only a few minutes walk away.

5. Windsor Farm House

Windsor Farm House will wow you from the second you arrive. Set upon the mountainside  with glorious views of Scafell, this really is a stunning property. They’re also only 5km away from the beautiful sandy beach of the Irish Sea.

Lake district cottages with hot tubs

This 17th century house comes with animals; including horses, alpacas and cattle.

The all-important hot tub can be found in the conservatory at the farm house with amazing views of the whole valley – bliss! There’s even a picnic area too.

There are 5 bedrooms here, a living room, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven, and 3 bathrooms with a walk-in shower.

Lake district lodges with hot tubs

Those who wish to get out and about can enjoy horse riding nearby, visit the nearby Wast Water for a swim or even the beautiful Muncaster Castle.

Immerse yourself in the unforgettable views this farmhouse offers which certainly makes it one of the best Lake District lodges with hot tubs you could ask for.

There is a strict no dogs policy and the owners are explicit in noting that they do not allow parties, excessive drinking or loud music after 10pm. Therefore if you are looking for a party house this isn’t the one for you, but, if you want a beautiful house in the Lake District, with a hot tub, it is!

6. Woodside Cottage

This exceptional four-bedroomed cottage is located in famous Windermere. Huge, stylish windows flood the rooms with natural light and the spacious kitchen is complete with a sophisticated AGA.

The white washed stone wall frontage makes your dream getaway come to life. 

Lake district cottages with hot tubs

Woodside Cottage has the perfect mix of traditional architecture and all the modcons you could need. There’s 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with streaming services, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace (with picnic area!) 

I haven’t even mentioned the stunning garden yet. It houses the outdoor dining area and, of course, the gorgeous hot tub. Even without the tub the garden would be sublime. Endless greenery, trees, flowers and a beautiful vista of rolling hills.

There’s a gorgeous log burning fire too so on colder days you can still curl up, get cosy and have a wonderful time in one of the very best Lake District lodges with hot tubs.

The World of Beatrix Potter is only 8km from Woodside Cottage by the way, so you can indulge in those wondrous tales on your doorstep.

7. Owls House

The delightfully named Owls House is part of the White Cross Bay holiday and marina – yes, marina! The lodge itself is idyllic, it has a wood panelled exterior and is set among the trees. It really feels like a quaint escape with 2 bedrooms and a huge spacious kitchen.

Lake district lodges with hot tubs

The great thing about Owls House being part of the holiday park is that you get the best of both worlds: a private lodge with your own space, grounds (and of course gorgeous hot tub) yet you also have access to the shared facilities of the resort which include a swimming pool, a gym, restaurant, bar and shop.

The lodge is complete with a wrap-around terrace and patio, which is glorious for outside dining, drinks at dusk and for relaxing in the hot tub with a view of all the greenery. Windermere is only 3km from the lodge which is amazingly close for such a famous attraction. Go and indulge in the natural beauty of the place whenever you fancy!

Lake district lodges with hot tubs

There are also buses from outside the resort gates so you have access to public transport, if you so wish, to take you around the beautiful region. There’s kids entertainment at the main resort which is always a bonus if you have little ones – and of course you have to go and check out the stunning marina!

A hot tub, a marina, wrap around balcony all make Owls House one of the best Lake District lodges with hot tubs around.

8. Greengill Farm Holiday Cottage 

Greengill Farm Holiday Cottage is a beautiful three bedroom property (all with ensuite bathrooms) and is located on a working farm! This semi detached barn-conversion has stunning views of uninterrupted fields and trees, especially from the first floor living spaces. 

Lake district cottages with hot tubs

Complete with a huge outside dining area, enclosed lawned courtyard and barbeque, this house is a gorgeous getaway (especially its exposed oak beams). With it being 26km from Buttermere and 30km from Derwentwater, you have some sublime natural beauty to explore within reach of the cottage.

There’s a fully equipped kitchen, and 3 parking spaces so you have everything you need to make your stay as comfy and convenient as possible. Finally, of course, there’s the private hot tub which sits up to 6 people, allowing you to take in the gorgeous views with a glass of bubbly. Instantly making this one of the best Lake District lodges with hot tubs you could find. 

Lake District Lodges with Hot Tubs

The Lake District and its National Park make for a stunning area of England which understandably draws lots of visitors who want to take in the superb views of fells, valleys, mountains, lakes and wildlife. 

With options of staying at rustic log cabins, modern barn-conversions, cottages with gorgeous vistas and/or cosy annexes you have a world of choice open to you on how you’d like to spend your time in The Lakes and plethora of lake District lodges with hot tubs to decide between.

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