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Great Places for Kids to Play in the Lake District

 
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Tue, 22nd Jun 2021

Taking kids on holiday is an adventure, and there is no better place for them to play than in the Lake District national park. Whether they love hiking with you, or you want to find a great adventure playground for them to explore the Lake District has a huge number of places for kids to play. One of the best reasons to rent a holiday cottage in the lake district is that you can have a truly private space that works for you and the needs of your family. You can eat when you like, sleepy when you like, make…

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Tips for Bringing Kids on a Lake District Cottage Holiday

 
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Mon, 14th Jun 2021

There is no doubt that travelling anywhere with kids can throw up some unexpected challenges. However, with a little forward planning and following our tips below, bringing young children along on your Lake District cottage holiday is not only possible, but will be a fun and relaxing experience for the whole family. Choose the Right Lake District Cottage A holiday cottage is the perfect base for a young family as it gives you the space and flexibility to have the holiday you want, in your own time and in your own space. The Coppermines Cottages offer a true home from…

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Why Book a Mountain Cottage?

 
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Tue, 8th Jun 2021

The Lake District is named after the great number of lakes and tarns that fall within its boundaries, but it is really the mountains that look spectacular. Whether you love to visit the Lake District to hike in the mountains or just admire them from your picnic blanket, hiring a cottage nestled within the mountains is a real Lake District joy! Mountain Cottages Lake District There are many benefits to renting a holiday cottage in the Lake District that is on a mountain. One of the best is the spectacular views that you will get, not only of the mountains…

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Great Pubs in the South Lakes

 
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Tue, 1st Jun 2021

One of the nicest things to do in the Lake District after a long day on the fells or exploring one of the many local attractions is sitting in a Lake District pub, reliving the adventures of the day, and planning the activities of tomorrow. Cottages Near Pubs The Coppermines Cottages are based mainly in and around Coniston, a beautiful Lake District Village which not only has a few of its own great pubs but is also in driving distance of some of the best pubs for food and drink in the whole of the South Lakes area. Whatever season…

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Wildlife You Can Spot in the Lake District

 
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Fri, 28th May 2021

Anytime you visit the Lake District, you are almost guaranteed to be blessed by views with some amazing scenery – great walks and hikes, unique wildlife, wonderful vistas, and relaxing trips by boat across the lakes. Add into that some of the best food in the world, cooked by top chefs, and it is no wonder so many people visit the region each year. Lake District Cottage Holidays As one of our most treasured national parks, the Lake District is also home to some brilliant wildlife. Keep your eyes open and you can expect to see everything from kestrels and…

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Pram Friendly Walks in the Lake District

 
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Wed, 19th May 2021

Getting out and about with a pram can be quite challenging if you want to get outdoors but don’t know the terrain. Holiday cottages are the perfect place to stay when you have a young family as you can move at your own pace and at your own (or your toddlers’) schedule. Having outdoor walks and adventures with babies and toddlers in tow can be a challenge but the Lake District has a range of walks suitable for all (including prams). Lake District Holidays Many families will have kids of different ages which can mean that getting the balance right…

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Great Adventure Activities Near Coniston

 
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Tue, 11th May 2021

Coniston is probably one of the most famous landmarks in the Lake District and is visited by millions of people each year, especially for adventure activities. While some people like to go for relaxing walks around this huge body of water, others are searching for something a little more adventurous. The good news is that Coniston Water and the surrounding area has lots of different things to do. If you love to climb and challenge yourself, an adventure activity is literally a stone’s throw away. Fortunately, there are a great range of holiday cottages available in and around Coniston making…

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Gorgeous Gardens to Visit in the Lake District

 
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Sun, 2nd May 2021

The Lake District is famous all the world over for its large bodies of water and amazing fells. You might not be too surprised to learn that it’s also home to some beautiful, palatial gardens with sensational views across the hills, many of which are open to visitors all through the year. Here we take a closer look at some of the gardens you might like to put on your list of activities when you book into one of our cosy Coniston based holiday cottages. Rydal Hall, North of Lake Windermere The Lake District is certainly famous for its historic…

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Family-Friendly Cycling Rotes in the South Lakes

 
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Wed, 28th Apr 2021

The Lake District is one of the most popular destinations in the world for those who love to take cycling holidays. Heading out on your bike is simply the best way to explore the region, including one of the most exciting parts, the South Lake district which covers Windermere, Ambleside, Hawkshead and Coniston. While there are some flat routes in the area, the one thing you need to be aware of when planning a cycling route for all the family is that it can be quite hilly and challenging. If you’ve got a kid that can go great guns on…

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Great Walks in and Around Coniston

 
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Wed, 21st Apr 2021

If any place epitomises the Lake District it’s Coniston Water. Not only is it a great place to relax and bring the whole family, but it has some of the best walks in the UK. This includes the popular route that rises above the village to the Old Man of Coniston and its amazing views of the surrounding lakes and countryside, very near to many of the Coppermine’s Lake District Cottages. While there are some steep climbs in and around the village, there are also plenty of accessible walks if you want something less challenging. Here we take a closer…

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