What's On

At The Lakes by YOO

From wellness retreats with celebrity personal trainers to delicious pop-ups or exhibitions with up and coming artists, there's so much to see and do at throughout the seasons. Take a peek at what's on and plan your adventure ahead of your stay.

Easter Holidays

1st - 16th April

Enjoy a fun-filled line-up of outdoor activities at The Lakes this Easter. Choose from nature adventures, spring bushcraft, an Easter egg hunt, woodcraft bunny making, alpaca petting and much more! For older children and adults, there are also paddle boarding sessions, raft building and paddle board yoga classes.

Please note that this event is only available to residents and guests of The Lakes by YOO

Pizza Night

Every Friday | 5.30 - 7.30pm

It's time to delight in some delicious dough, from the simple yet classic margherita to the luxurious mushroom & truffle oil. Join us at Elsa's for a woodfired pizza night every Friday!

Please note that this event is only available to residents and guests of The Lakes by YOO.


OMNI Retreat

February 2023

Founded by celebrity trainer Aimee Victoria Long alongside pilates instructor and nutritionist Lucy Raetz-O’Connell and strength & conditioning coach Josh Davies, OMNI Wellness Group was created to make holistic health and wellbeing a reality.

Embodying the meaning of ‘all’, OMNI brings together every key pillar of wellness, creating a one-stop space for daily movement, fuelling the body with the right nutrition, and allowing to recharge.

In 2023 OMNI will be hosting a series of overnight wellness retreats at The Manor House.

In the Cotswolds

Our location is a hive of activity, from just exploring the loca area and taking in the Cotswolds culture to food markets, car shows, festivals and much more.

Spring Walks at Highgrove

8th - 30th March

Enjoy a refreshing Spring Walk to soak up the beauty of the glorious flowers at Highgrove Gardens. Led by one of their experienced guides you’ll discover carpets of daffodils, abundant blossom and a host of other seasonal delights.

Easter egg hunts at Snowshill Manor

1st - 16th April

Make your way around Snowshill Manor's beautiful garden on the Easter adventures trail, where you'll find fun activities for the whole family.


Lambing & Kidding at Cotswold Farm Park

1st - 16th April

Experience the magic of Spring at Cotswold Farm Park. You’ll be able to see live births up close and personal, as well as enjoy talks from our team of experts about all things lambing. The farm has a mix of commercial and rare breed ewes giving birth, including Kerry Hills, Herdwicks and county breed the Cotswolds.

Lechlade Music Festival

26th - 28th May

The multi-award winning family-friendly festival makes it return this year with headliner Tony Hadley, from 80s New Romantic band Spandau Ballet.

Royal International Air Tattoo

14th - 16th July

The Royal International Air Tattoo is the world's largest military air show, held at RAF Fairford just a stone's throw from The Lakes by YOO. Expect amazing displays and demonstrations from the Red Arrows and more.

Places to visit

The Cotswolds is home to some of the most quintessentially English villages and picturesque towns. These postcard-perfect locations are great for exploring, enjoy luxury shopping at Bicester Village or sample delicious local produce in Burford.


Burford is 20 miles west of Oxford and its vibrant high street has its very own character with a wide variety of independent shops, many of which are family run businesses. You can find excellent galleries, specialist craft and antique shops. As you would expect from a town with such an abundance of farming on its doorstep, delicious Cotswolds produce is for sale in the local deli, butcher and cheese shop.

Bicester Village

Located in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside, Bicester Village is an open-air shopping experience home to more than 160 boutiques of world-leading brands offering their collections on sale, all year round. There are plenty of options for the hungry shopper - savour the splendour of Café Wolseley or grab a bite at Soho House & Co’s farmshop restaurant. Open seven days a week, Bicester Village offers an array of personalised services including a concierge and personal hands-free shopping.

Broadway Tower

Standing 1,024 feet above sea level, Broadway Tower is a family-owned Cotswold destination set within a 200-acre estate of parkland and sits on the second-highest point of The Cotswolds Ridge. A great English heritage experience with views of 16 counties. Get ice cream or afternoon tea from the Shepherd’s Hut or Morris & Brown tearoom.