Hotels with Swimming Pools in the Lake District

Hotel with Swimming Pool

If you're looking for great hotels in the Lake District with a swimming pool, look no further. Brilliant for getting a bit of extra exercise whilst you're on holiday, relaxing after a long day walking on the fells, or just a way to keep the kids occupied, the following Lake District hotels all offer on-site swimming pools. Most, if not all, have indoor pools, which means you can enjoy a swim year-round and not just in the warmer months.

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Windermere Manor Hotel - From £55

Rayrigg Road, Windermere, LA23 1JF

The Windermere Manor Hotel benefits from an indoor heated swimming pool that is around 10.5 metres long, 5 metres wide, and has a maximum depth of 1.5 metres. There is a lifeguard on duty during the day. The pool has additional grab rails for improved accessibility. There is a sauna adjacent to the pool and separate male and female changing rooms. Pool towels are provided. The pool is used by a local swim school for lessons and therefore opening hours can be limited.

Beech Hill Hotel & Spa - From £69

Newby Bridge Road, Windermere, LA23 3LR

The pool at the Beech Hill Hotel & Spa is a sleek and sophisticated affair. Lit with atmospheric lighting, the 12-metre long pool appears to be a deep and inviting blue. There are loungers around the outside of the pool and, on one side, floor-to-ceiling windows reveal stunning views of Windermere. The pool is part of the hotel’s spa facilities that include a steam room, sauna, and outdoor whirlpool bath. Spa treatments are also available.

Stonecross Manor Hotel - From £60

Milnthorpe Road, Kendal, LA9 5HP

Stonecross Manor has recently changed ownership and the new owners have undertaken an ambitious refurbishment programme with the first phase now complete. This phase included a complete replacement of the hotel’s swimming pool. The pool is small, and not ideal for swimming lengths, but has been clearly designed with relaxation in mind, with massage jets and a waterfall feature. Large windows light up the pool room that is also fitted with a hot tub and steam room.

Grange Hotel - From £99

Station Square, Grange-over-Sands, LA11 6EJ

At the Grange Hotel, you can enjoy a delightful swimming experience in a pool that has been carefully designed to resemble a Roman bath house. Marble columns surround the small, indoor heated pool, and there is a hot tub off to one side, along with a sauna and steam room. The swimming pool and thermal facilities are complemented by a spa treatment room and two small gyms. After your swim, relax on a poolside lounger, or enjoy a treat in the lounge bar.

Netherwood Hotel and Spa - From £140

Lindale Road, Grange-over-Sands, LA11 6ET

At the Netherwood Hotel there is a small swimming pool. The pool is 10 metres long, and 5 metres wide, so best for a leisurely dip rather than swimming lengths. There is a stepped access at the shallow end with a depth of 1 metre, going to 1.5 metres at the deeper end. The pool is set to be refurbished by the start of 2018, and shares a room with a hot tub and a sauna. The pool can also be hired for private swimming.

Crown Hotel Wetheral - From £84

Station Road, Wetheral, Carlisle, CA4 8ES

The Crown Hotel Wetheral benefits from a superbly appointed swimming pool. The 12 metre long pool ranges in depth from 1 metre to 2 metres, and is housed in a large, light room. Around the pool you will find loungers and tables with chairs. At one end of the pool there is a smaller, separate paddling pool for young children and toddlers. The pool also shares the room with a hot tub, and is part of a larger leisure club with thermal, fitness, and beauty facilities.

Crown & Mitre Hotel - From £80

4 English St, Carlisle, CA3 8HZ

The Crown & Mitre Hotel in the centre of Carlisle is home to a swimming pool that has been fully refurbished in recent years. The pool is small, and is therefore better suited for those who prefer a leisurely swim rather than strenuous lengths. It is open from 7am until 11pm and is free for residents to use. The pool sits adjacent to a hot tub, there is poolside comfortable seating, and the room is lit by a glass ceiling.

The Glenridding Hotel - From £100

A592, Glenridding, CA11 0PB

Guests at the Glenridding Hotel can enjoy exclusive access to the hotel’s swimming pool. The pool has four lanes, is around 12 metres long, and is for ideal leisurely swimming sessions. In addition, at one side of the pool there is a small toddler paddling pool. You will also find a sauna adjacent to the pool. The pool is only open to hotel residents, and as a result, it is often very quiet, giving you a sense of exclusivity.

Lakeside Hotel & Spa - From £135

Newby Bridge, Ulverston, LA12 8AT

If you like the idea of a swim in the lake, but don’t like the cold, then you will love the swimming pool at the Lakeside Hotel. Part of the Aveda Spa, the 17m pool is lit by natural light from the floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook lake Windermere. This is a pool of two halves, with a deep end on one side that is perfect for swimming, and on the other side, there is a shallow beach entry, ideal for children.

Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa - From £150

Ambleside Road, Windermere, LA23 1LP

As part of the £16 million refurbishment programme, Low Wood Bay now has a brand new 15-metre long swimming pool, complete with ambient lighting and a high tech temperature control system. There are loungers around the swimming pool, and a hot tub at one end. Within the health club complex, you will also find a gym, sauna, steam room, and express spa treatment rooms. A heated outdoor infinity pool will be open by the end of 2017, giving you the outdoor swimming experience without the cold.

Castle Green Hotel - From £89

Castle Green Lane, Kendal, LA9 6RG

The Castle Green Hotel has a small, 12-metre long swimming pool located within its health and fitness centre. Residents of the hotel can access the pool free of charge, whilst memberships are available for members of the public. The pool has four lanes and swimming lessons for adults and children are held here. The pool is accompanied by a recently refurbished steam room, a gym with a good selection of equipment, and spa treatment rooms.

Lodore Falls Hotel - From £230

Borrowdale, Keswick, CA12 5UX

The swimming pool at the Lodore Falls Hotel opened in 2018, as part of the hotel’s brand new spa facilities. The pool is 16-metres in length, and features a volcano fountain. There is also a hot tub at one end, neck jets, and under water loungers. The swimming pool offers views of the Lake District and forms part of a larger thermal suite that includes saunas, steam rooms, an ice fountain, and spa treatment rooms.

Windermere Hydro Hotel - From £75

Helm Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, LA23 3BA

The hotel has a fantastic indoor heated swimming pool with all guests having complimentary access to it. Whether you want to do some serious training or simply swim a few relaxing lengths, it’s a popular facility, and one that the hotel is proud to feature.

Washington Central Hotel - From £105

Washington Street, Workington, CA14 3AY

The hotel is proud of its 20m indoor heated swimming pool. Situated in the hotel’s leisure facility known as Caesar's Pool and Leisure Club, it is popular with both guests and leisure club members alike. Open all day and free-to-use for all guests during their stay, it is a great way to keep fit or to simply relax and have fun.

Wordsworth Hotel and Spa - From £120

Stock Lane, Grasmere, Ambleside, LA22 9SW

All guests at the Wordsworth Hotel and Spa have complimentary access to the facilities in the hotel’s spa, including their wonderful indoor heated swimming pool. Whether you’re looking to do some serious swim training or want to use the pool simply to have fun and relax, the Wordsworth’s pool is the perfect place to do it.

The Inn at Grasmere - From £120

Red Lion Square, Grasmere, LA22 9SS

The hotel features a beautiful indoor heated swimming pool. Perfect for whether you want to do some serious swimming or simply want to relax in the soothing warm water. The pool is open all day and is free to use for hotel guests.

Riverside Hotel Kendal - From £79

Beezon Road, Kendal, LA9 6EL

The swimming pool at the Riverside Hotel is 10m in length and is heated to a lovely 30 degrees. Great for relaxing after enjoying the delights of the Lake District or simply swimming a few lengths for some serious exercise, the pool is a popular facility. For younger guests, there is also a children's pool that is much shallower for their safety and for your peace of mind.

North Lakes Hotel and Spa - From £111

Ullswater Road, Penrith, CA11 8QT

The North Lakes Hotel and Spa features a fabulous 13-metre swimming pool that is free to use for all guests. For younger visitors, there’s also a fantastic children’s only splash pool. Perfect whether you want to start the day with an invigorating swim or relax after a long day enjoying the stunning fells and lakes of the beautiful Lake District National Park.

Newby Bridge Hotel - From £72

Newby Bridge, Ulverston, LA12 8NA

The Newby Bridge Hotel offers guests exclusive use of its indoor heated pool. Popular with guests, the can also use the accompanying hot tub, as well as the steam room too. The pool is open all day, enabling guests to enjoy a delightful swim after a long day exploring the Lake District National Park.

Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa - From £122

23 Church Street, Windermere, LA23 3DF

The hotel has a 20m indoor heated swimming pool that is the centrepiece of the Macdonald Old England Hotel’s spa facilities. At 20m, it is larger than most of the others that you will find at similar hotels in the Lake District and is perfect whether doing some serious swimming or simply relaxing and enjoying the restful ambience of the spa.

Laura Ashley The Belsfield - From £143

Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, LA23 3EL

The Belsfield has a small indoor swimming pool great for a quick dip in the pool with the kids after a long day exploring the beautiful Lake District. The pool is located within the hotel in a glass atrium-conservatory-style room and offers a relaxation area with lounge chairs.

Langdale Hotel and Spa - From £135

The Langdale Estate, Great Langdale, Ambleside, LA22 9JD

The fantastic indoor heated swimming pool at the Langdale Hotel and Spa is modern, well-designed, and the perfect place to enjoy either swimming a few lengths for fitness or just swimming for fun. It is the centrepiece of the spa and all guests get full and free complimentary use of the pool whilst staying at the hotel.

Hillthwaite House Hotel - From £70

Thornbarrow Road, Windermere, LA23 2DF

The Hillthwaite House Hotel is blessed with a fantastic heated indoor swimming pool that is free to use for all guests. Perfect whether you’ve had a long day exploring the best the Lake District has to offer or simply want to relax swimming a few lengths, guests can also use the hotel’s popular sauna.

Gilpin Hotel & Lake House - From £224

Crook Road, Windermere, LA23 3NE

The heated swimming pool at the Gilpin Lake House is the perfect place to unwind after exploring the beautiful fells and lakes of the surrounding countryside. It’s also the perfect precursor to enjoying the wide range of treatments and therapies in the treatment rooms at the spa. Guests at the Gilpin Hotel and Lake House also have complimentary access to the swimming pool and gym facilities at the Old England Hotel nearby.

Embleton Spa Hotel - From £109

Embleton, Cockermouth, CA13 9XU

The swimming pool at the hotel is a popular choice for a wide range of people who are staying. Heated and 14m long, it is perfect whether enjoying a short relaxing dip or a more prolonged training session. The pool is open all day from 8am - 8pm, although there may be times when it is not available due to private hire and swimming lessons.

Damson Dene Hotel - From £69

Crosthwaite, Near Bowness on Windermere, Kendal, LA8 8JE

Guests are able to use the fabulous indoor heated swimming pool at the hotel. The swimming pool is a good size and is perfect for swimming a few relaxing lengths at the end of a long day walking the beautiful Lake District Fells. The hotel’s hot tub is also situated next to the pool.

Best Western Burnside Hotel - From £152

Kendal Road, Bowness, Windermere, LA23 3EP

The swimming pool at the Best Western Burnside Hotel has to be seen to be believed. As well as being able to listen to music on its underwater sound system with one click of a button, you can make the whole pool bubble, which is hugely enjoyable and extremely popular. The pool is heated and is perfect whether you just want to relax or swim a few lengths to get fit.

Best Western Plus Castle Inn Hotel - From £85

Bassenthwaite, Keswick, CA12 4RG

The hotel has a fabulous 15m indoor heated swimming pool that all guests at the hotel can enjoy free of charge. There is no better way to ease the aches and pains of a day on the fells than a relaxing swim before dinner. Whether relaxing or swimming for fitness, the pool is a popular facility at the hotel and one that guests are sure to enjoy.

Best Western Ambleside Salutation Hotel - From £131

Lake Road, Ambleside, LA22 9BX

The hotel has a fantastic 13m heated indoor swimming pool that, along with the other leisure facilities, is available free-of-charge to residents between 7.30am and 10pm. The hotel has a resident swimming instructor who is able to teach all abilities from beginners to experienced open water swimmers for an added cost.

Armathwaite Hall Hotel - From £200

Bassenthwaite Lake, Keswick, CA12 4RE

The Armathwaite Hotel and Spa boasts a fantastic 16m-infinity edge indoor heated swimming pool that is the centrepiece of its popular spa facility. Whether you are looking to do some serious swimming or simply relax and enjoy the ambience of the spa, whilst floating in the pool, it’s a great way to enjoy some of your time at this wonderful hotel.