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Lakes District In Late September

Melbourne
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Lakes District In Late September

My wife and I want to visit the Lakes District in late September, staying 1 night in Windermere on Saturday 27th and 1 night possibly in Keswick, or thereabouts, on Sunday 28th.

My query is, would we have to pre-book accommodation for that time of the year especially considering it being on a weekend?

Will we be running into a holiday weekend or school holidays that may make it difficult to find somewhere if we just checked the day before or even just looked around once we got there?

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1. Re: Lakes District In Late September

Hi,

No school holidays or holiday weekends at that time of year, but, some places only accept bookings for a minimum of 2 nights. The best thing maybe for you to do is look on this website for hotels/b&b's then check out their websites for further info. Have a good weekend, enjoy the glorious scenery.

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2. Re: Lakes District In Late September

September & October are still the busy season in the Lakes - due to those people who can avoid school holidays taking their breaks then, also the weather can be lovely at that time of year. Nearly all accommodation providers will require a 2 night minimum stay at weekends.

Have a look at www.golakes.co.uk, which is the Cumbria Tourist Board website, for accomm options.

Bristol, United...
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3. Re: Lakes District In Late September

we were in the lakes last october and we commented that none of the hotels or b&b seemed to have vacancys from their boards outside.

It was not a holiday weekend either.

Kent
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4. Re: Lakes District In Late September

Try a Youth Hostel, no longer just for "youth" abd some are quite smart!

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5. Re: Lakes District In Late September

Would definitely pre book accommodation, this is a popular time of the year with the autumn colours. You might like to stay in Borrowdale rather than Keswick itself, it is really beautiful.

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6. Re: Lakes District In Late September

Would strongly recommend staying at the White House in Bowness, it is a 2 minute stroll to the lake and the same to the shops.Yes it is better to book in advance but you should still get somewhere to stay.

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