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Reasons to Visit the Lake District this Summer

 
Thu, 30th Jun 2022

With the option of overseas travel now once again open and with near endless fabulous locations to visit both worldwide and here in the UK, you may wonder why you should choose the Lake District as your holiday destination this summer. Well, we think you should! And here are some wonderful reasons why… Get out and about in the Great British Summer The Lake District provides the perfect opportunities for getting out and about in the Great British Summer. With shimmering lakes, lush green valleys, soaring mountains and even vast beaches, The Lake District is the perfect place to spend…

Category: Activities, Adventure, Cottages, Events, History, Local Area
 
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7 MORE easy Wainwrights to bag on your holiday – Fabulous walks without the fear

 
Mon, 20th Jun 2022

Are you coming to Lakes on holiday and fancy getting in on the Wainwright bagging craze but are not quite sure where to start? Do you want big, impressive views from smaller, more modest summits? Then read on to discover some ‘easier on the legs’ walks that deliver big on views with a real sense of accomplishment. Following on from the success of our previous blog “6 Easy Wainwrights to Bag on Your Holiday” we’ve gone one better and put together a brand new list of some of the easier Wainwright summits you can bag on your holiday. So, if…

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How to Have Fun with Your Teenagers on Your Cottage Holiday to the Lake District

 
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Sat, 18th Jun 2022

Teenagers can be a challenge to entertain at the best of times as any parent will tell you. When you hit the road for a well-earned holiday, it’s important to have a game plan that takes them away from playing on their phones all day and ensures they have at least a little bit of fun. The good news is, when you book a cottage holiday in the Lake District, there’s plenty to do and see, especially if you focus on an area like Coniston. This iconic body of water is one of the most popular locations for holidaying families,…

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Rainy Day Ideas to Spend in Your Holiday Cottage

 
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Thu, 9th Jun 2022

Hundreds of thousands of people come to visit the Lake District each year and booking a holiday cottage is the ideal way to enjoy the local amenities. While the weather can be spectacular, there are some days when you might just to want to hunker down light your log-burner and spend a day cosying up in your Lake District cottage. Here we look at ways to keep yourself entertained when you don’t feel like heading out into the wet weather, especially if you have kids. Have a Film Binge If you have a family in tow, finding things to keep…

Category: Cottages
 
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Why Lake District Short Breaks Can Recharge Your Batteries Quickly

 
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Wed, 18th May 2022

We can all get a little overworked, stressed out or simply tired of the same old thing every day. Taking a break and getting away is often the best medicine and allows us to recharge our batteries and focus on the things that matter. Heading to the Lake District doesn’t have to be for one long vacation with all the family in tow. Plenty of people head to the Southern lakes like Coniston and Windermere for a few days simply to have that all-important break. There’s no doubt that, with the amazing scenery and the fresh air, it’s the simplest…

Category: Cottages, Local Area
 
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Greener Stays in the Lake District

 
Mon, 9th May 2022

Here at the Coppermines Lakes Cottages we understand that environment concerns and the need to reduce our carbon footprints are at the forefront of all our minds. That’s why we’re taking steps to help create a greener, cleaner Lake District for everyone’s future. From planting 4,000 trees across our Coniston Conservation Area and switching to eco-friendly cleaning produce and from car-sharing initiatives amongst our staff to the installation of EV charging points, we are making changes driven by the need to a create positive environmental impact. So what, as a visitor to the Lakes can you do to help? We’ve…

Category: Local Area, News
 
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Why Lake District Cottage Holidays are Perfect for Young Families

 
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Wed, 4th May 2022

If you have kids in tow then getting away for a decent break can be hard work and expensive, not least because of the price of accommodation. While hotels have their place in vacations all around the world, more and more young families are opting to rent a Lake District holiday cottage when they take a break. Heading to an area like the Lake District also gives you plenty of options when it comes to keeping the kids entertained. Travelling to the Lake District Let’s face it, if you have to travel abroad, you can spend hours in airport terminals…

Category: Cottages
 
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Love the Lakes for Longer - our Conservation Area

 
Wed, 27th Apr 2022

Here at the Coppermines & Lakes Cottages we are passionate about all things Lake District. We are committed to preserving the landscape for all to enjoy, for generations to come. That is why we have been busily working to rewild Foul Scrow fell in Coniston. What is rewilding? Rewilding activities are conservation efforts aimed at restoring and protecting wilderness areas and natural processes. How are we rewilding? We’re planting trees, and lots of them! To date, we’ve planted over 4000 saplings in our Conservation Area. 1000 of those trees were very kindly donated by The Woodland Trust. We’re appealing to…

Category: Local Area
 
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Great reasons to hold your Hen or Stag party in the Lake District

 
Fri, 22nd Apr 2022

Are you due to get married this year and need some inspiration for a fabulous hen do or memorable stag party?  Or perhaps you have you been given the responsibility of organising a hen or stag event for a friend or relative? We have out together some reasons why the Lake District is an amazing location for a stag or hen do to ensures it becomes a thing of legend! 1. No airport queues, no lost passports, no missed flights! Take the hassle out of organising by opting for a UK-based break. Bars, restaurants, fun outdoor activities, even incredible beaches…

Category: Activities, Cottages, Weddings
 
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5 Reasons to Book a Coppermines Country Cottage this Spring

 
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Wed, 20th Apr 2022

Everyone has a different idea of what the perfect Lake District holiday is. Whether it is visiting museums, having leisurely lunches in traditional pubs before heading out for a gentle stroll around a lake, or having an action-packed holiday including canoeing, hiking and mountain biking in the glorious National Park all our cottages nestle in. Whatever your perfect escape is you will need a comfortable base from which to enjoy it from and this is where our large selection of gorgeous Lake District cottages can help. All our cottages are unique and have their own individual character so whichever one…

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