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5 Reasons to Escape to the Lakes this Christmas

 
Tue, 15th Dec 2020

Log Fires What could be more Christmassy than an open fire? Picture yourself in your own Lake District Cottage cosying up with a loved one in front of a roaring log fire, glass of wine in hand. Christmas perfection! 2. Romantic walks  Walk off (at least some) of that enormous Christmas dinner with a romantic Christmas day stroll through frosted lanes while the snow-capped mountains tower above you. Or if you’re feeling energetic, stride off the Christmas pudding with a brisk walk up one of our many fells. Enjoy huge skies and amazing views everywhere you look. You’ll be ready…

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Winter Fell Walking Tips

 
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Mon, 14th Dec 2020

With the first snows beginning to fall on higher ground, the more adventurous among you may be thinking of visiting the Lake District and exploring the fells over the next few months. Winter Lake District Cottages The Coppermines has a great range of cottages within walking or easy driving distance to the best winter walks in the UK. Then after your walk, kick back and enjoy warming up by a real fire and making some great food in the well-equipped kitchens all our cottages come with. Walking during the colder winter is a lot different from taking a gentle stroll…

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How to be Adventure Smart in The Lake District

 
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Thu, 10th Dec 2020

One of the biggest reasons our customers love to book a cottage in the Lake District is that it is the adventure capital of the UK and has a huge range of great adventure activities for you to try. The Lake District is an amazing place if you love hiking and there are lots of routes to enjoy. With spectacular fells and picturesque lakes, there are hundreds of walks of all degrees of difficulty to keep you busy during your visit. Adventure Smart Lake District Making sure that you have the right kit and are ‘adventure smart’ is essential when…

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Lake District Activities for Couples

 
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Fri, 4th Dec 2020

Every year, millions of couples visit the Lake District either for the day or to spend a few weeks on holiday. If you’re planning a trip to this romantic part of the world, there’s plenty to do and see. The Coppermines also has a great selection of romantic Lake District Cottages, perfect for a romantic break, and a great place to escape the world and just be together. Here are our top 7 places you might want to visit while you are here. 1. Rydal Mount Located near Ambleside, Rydal Mount and its surrounding gardens is the quintessentially English home.…

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Why Hiking in the Lake District is the best Fitness New Years’ Resolution

 
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Tue, 1st Dec 2020

With all that’s gone on this year, you may want to start the New Year by getting out and about a bit more. If your resolution is to become fitter and maybe lose a few of those extra Christmas pounds you put on during the festive period, hiking in the Lake District is a good place to start. Starting a New Years resolution in a charming Lake District cottage, spending your days exploring the fells and then relaxing by the fire in the evening will give your resolution the best start and you will want to come back to this…

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Why the Lake District is the Best Place to Explore Wild Swimming

 
Mon, 30th Nov 2020

For adventurous types, heading to the Lake District for a little wild swimming is the perfect way to spend a vacation.

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What is Rewilding Yourself and How to Do it in The Lake District

 
Mon, 30th Nov 2020

Today, many of us are almost married to our little bits of technology. We constantly check our smartphones, are surrounded by interconnected devices at home and spend all day sat in front of a computer at work.We become so immersed that we can often end up stressed out, fatigued, and feel that we’re on a never-ending treadmill. If you want to recharge your batteries and reset your mind and body, a little rewilding in the Lake District might help. What is Rewilding? Rewilding has been used by conservationists for many years to help return the land to a natural state.…

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Top Tips for Fell Walking in the Lake District

 
Mon, 30th Nov 2020

If you’ve never been to the Lakes before, you might be wondering how to make the most of fell walking while you’re here. Many people return time and again to The Coppermines Lake District Holiday Cottagesto get out into the fresh air and enjoy hiking and exploring Lakeland. Here are some insider tips on how to enjoy fell walking whilst staying safe and comfortable. Know Your Own Limits First of all, it’s good to be realistic about your own limits. So many of us have challenges to work around – whether that’s a weak knee or a dodgy ankle, or just…

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Tips for Taking Your Dog on a Lake District Cottage Holiday

 
Mon, 30th Nov 2020

If you are heading to the Lake District, don’t think you have to leave your best pal behind – a holiday in the Lake District is fantastic, but it will be even better with your favourite four legged friend by your side.Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your time away: Pet Friendly Lake District Cottages It goes without saying that looking for a pet-friendly place to stay is the first thing to do. Look for a holiday cottage that is advertised as pet-friendly, with features like a safely enclosed garden for your pet to…

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The Benefits of a Hike from Your Cottage Door

 
Mon, 30th Nov 2020

Each year families, friends, and couples spend their holidays in Lakeland by booking a Lake District Cottage. This has some amazing advantages, not least acting as a comfortable home from home that can be used as a base to explore some amazing lakes and fells. Lake District Cottage Holiday Not only does it have spectacular scenery and quaint pubs and restaurants, but it’s also one of the most family-friendly destinations in the UK.What most people may not realise is that there are some amazing views and trails just outside their cottage front door. Rather than heading out in the car…

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