A holiday by a lake adds an extra level of tranquility and beauty to your getaway, and there are plenty of hotels that take full advantage of these scenic UK locations. From the Lake District to Scotland's lochs, enjoy cosy B&Bs, welcoming pubs-with-rooms, elegant country house hotels, and contemporary spa retreats. Anyone who has been to the lakeland regions of the UK will know how truly special they are. Idyllic holiday destinations, they offer exceptional natural beauty and hotels providing superb hospitality and style. A popular holiday destination in the mountainous North West, the Lake District National Park is home to Scafell Pike - its highest mountain, Wastwater - its deepest lake and thriving communities. The region offers superb food, wonderful walks, outdoor activities, and plenty more besides, from Ullswater to Windermere and beyond. Meanwhile, a trip to Scotland will see you rest and relax by Loch Faskally, Loch Long, Loch Sunart, Loch Torridon and more. Amongst the beautiful places to stay you might choose Cowley Manor in Cheltenham, The Green Park at Pitlochry, or Hambleton Hall in Oakham, for example.