If you’re looking for somewhere chilled out to take mum this mother’s day the Lake District is a winner every time. The Lake District is one of the best places to unwind in the country; with its picturesque scenery, charming English villages, and luxury spas. The region provides the perfect setting to relax and forget about the chilly weather outside. Check out our five favourite Lake District spas to spoil mum, we all know she deserves it, and while you’re at it, why not treat yourself to a massage too?

If spas just aren’t mum’s thing, check out our mother’s day afternoon tea guide!

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Views over Lake Windermere|Photo credit to: Sacha Wenniger and Andrew Bowden

Holbeck Ghyll – Windermere

Snuggle up in one of the cottage-like bedrooms this hotel spa has to offer while overlooking the impressive views of the famous Lake Windermere, and the surrounding fells. The mystical crystal healing treatment on offer there is something a bit different, and a great mother’s day gift idea.


  • A seriously stunning location surrounded by the fells.
  • They specialise in bridal makeovers too. 
  • It’s just a four-mile walk to the popular house of Beatrix Potter.
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Armathwaite Hall hotel and spa

Armathwaite Hall – Keswick

After a morning of strolling around and exploring popular markets in the small town of Keswick, head back to Armathwaite Hall to take some time out in the aroma room, or try the impressive tropical and rain dance showers.


  • Winner of the Professional Beauty Residential Spa of the year award 2014.
  • Impressive number of facilities, our favourite is the tranquility room. 
  • Peaceful location, near the charming town of Keswick.
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One of the best spas in the region – Langdale Valley

The Langdale Valley – Langdale

Known as one of the best spa hotels in the region, Langdale Valley is one of our favourite spas to escape the daily grind. Book a private, secluded lodge and reconnect with nature in the exquisite surrounding woodland. You can also receive treatments such as facials and massages within the lodge, making it ideal for a girly getaway this mother’s day.


  • Lush surrounding woodlands. 
  • Top location, one of the most popular in the region. 
  • Luxury 4-star rooms.
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Private lodges at Gilpin Lake House

Gilpin Lake House – Windermere

The peaceful seclusion of the Gilpin Lake House makes you feel as if you have a piece of the Lake District all to yourself. One of the two complexes on site has room for just 12 guests, giving it an especially intimate and relaxed feel. Some of our favourite treatments at the spa are the hot stone and indian head massages – an amazing mother’s day idea. 


  • Surrounded by 100 acres of woodland.
  • Cute private lake and boat house.
  • Secluded complex.
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Rose Cottage and Aphrodite’s Lodge spa

Aphrodite’s Lodge – Bowness-on-Windermere

Aphrodite’s Lodge is the perfect place for families with spa packages for both men and women. Hire the private and luxurious Rose Cottage for a homely feel, complete with hot tub and swings for the children. Guests can also use the sauna room and treatments in the spa.


  • Each suite uniquely decorated.
  • Set on private grounds.
  • Private hot tubs.

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