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Lake District Graythwaite Estate
Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Lake District from above with our hot air balloon rides, with the stunning Graythwaite Hall at the center of it all.
Located in the heart of the English Lake District, the Graythwaite Estate spans over 5,000 acres of stunning woodlands, hills, and shoreline, including the picturesque gardens open to the public from early April to August.
The estate is also notable as the setting for Beatrix Potter's "The Fairy Caravan", with the woodlands providing the inspiration for the story. In addition, the home of one of Potter's most famous characters, gentleman frog Jeremy Fisher, can be found at Esthwaite Hall, also located within the Graythwaite Estate.
Don't miss the opportunity to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure with our Lake District hot air balloon rides, offering breathtaking views of the estate's natural beauty and captivating history.
Hot Air Balloon Ride over Lake Windermere
The Graythwaite Estate is a historic estate situated in the heart of the Lake District National Park, in Cumbria, England. The estate covers over 5,000 acres of stunning countryside, including woodlands, hills, and the picturesque shoreline of Lake Windermere.
The estate has a rich and fascinating history, dating back over 500 years to the 16th century. Today, it is owned by the Sandys family, who have carefully preserved and restored the estate's many historic buildings, including the impressive Graythwaite Hall, which dates back to the 18th century.
Visitors to the estate can enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain biking, fishing, and boating on Lake Windermere. The estate also has its own private jetty, allowing guests to explore the lake at their leisure.
In addition to its natural beauty and outdoor attractions, the Graythwaite Estate also offers a range of luxury accommodation options, including self-catering cottages, apartments, and a spectacular Georgian mansion. Guests can enjoy stunning views of the lake and countryside from their accommodation, as well as access to the estate's many amenities, including a heated indoor swimming pool, a fitness center, and a sauna.
Overall, the Graythwaite Estate is a truly stunning destination that offers visitors the opportunity to experience the natural beauty of the Lake District while enjoying the comfort and luxury of its historic estate.