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October Half Term Adventures in The Lake District

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October half term provides a welcome break for families to reconnect after the children have gone back to school. Although school this year is a welcome move away from the home-schooling of lockdown, nevertheless the chance to get away and spend time with your family is a precious now as it has ever been, perhaps even more so.
October Half Term in The Lake District

Christmas in a Lake District Cottage

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Christmas in a Coppermines Cottage is just magical. If making memories for you and your family is top of your Christmas wish list this year, then booking some time away in a Lake District Cottage at Christmas will make that wish come true.
We have a huge number of cottages based primarily in and around the beautiful village of Coniston in the Lake District, a beautiful spot to spend Christmas and many of our customers come back year, after year, after year!
Christmas in The Lake District

Breweries in The Lake District

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Great walks, views and outdoor adventures are well loved in The Lake District, but did you know that there were also some great breweries? Many visitors to The Lake District have great memories of having adventures in the outdoors all day and then settling into a cosy pub to tell tall tales with great beers in the evening.
Lake District Beers & Brewers

Finding the Best Views in The Lake District

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As many large events have had to be cancelled this year due to Covid regulations many people are rediscovering their love of walking. The Lake District has (in our opinion) the best walks in the whole of the UK, from easy strolls to challenging peaks The Lake District really can offer something for everyone.

Where to Find the Most Stunning Views in the Lake District

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The Lake District is famous for its stunning views stretching across fells and lakes for miles and miles. So, when you are planning your cottage holiday to the Lake District it is important to plan the key places you want to see and know the key spots of beauty in advance.

To make this a little bit easier for you we have listed the top five locations, to help you find the most stunning views in the Lake District many of them only a short distance from most of our Lake District Cottages.

1. Gummer’s How, Windermere

Perfect Afternoon Tea Spots in the Lake District

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If you are taking a trip to the Lake District, one of the things you must do is take some time out to visit one of the perfect afternoon tea spots. What better way to pass the day, then sitting down and relaxing with a cup of tea and a cake.

Chasing Waterfalls in the Lake District

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If you want to find some extraordinary beauty spots in the Lakes, you could go on a waterfall hunt. Some of them are tucked away, but they’re well worth the trip – especially while the weather is warm. If you want to take some wonderful photographs or just enjoy the view, here are some beautiful waterfalls you can find in the Lake District.

Tom Gill Waterfall – Tarn Hows

Why a Cottage Makes the Perfect Base for Your Lake District Golfing Holiday

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The Lake District is home to some of the UK’s most beautiful natural views, landscapes and scenery making it the perfect place to enjoy time in the fresh air. For golfers there is no better way to engage with nature than on a golf course, and Lake District golf courses are a mix of charm and challenge.

Golf in the Lake District

Tips for Dealing with the Lake District Weather on your Staycation

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Staycations in the UK are amazing, and in the Lake District they are even better but you do have to plan for the British Weather! Here are a few top tips on dealing with different weather conditions on your Lake District staycation.

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How to Have an Amazing Staycation in the Lake District

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Holidays in 2020 could be remembered for being a little bit different, but if you choose to have a staycation in the Lake District then your memories will be filled with landscapes, laughter and love. Having a staycation in the Lakes may not have been top of your far-flung places to visit this year, but it is a spectacular location with lots to offer for every type of family group.

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