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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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Why the Lake District is Four-Legged Heaven

 
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Sun, 11th Apr 2021

Each year, thousands of holidaymakers love to visit the Lake District to enjoy the brilliant views, spectacular lakes, and wonderful hospitality. If you’ve got your favourite four-legged friend in tow, however, you might be wondering what else the region has to offer. As you might expect, the Lake District is very dog friendly and there are plenty of walks to help keep your four-legged friend entertained, places to stay and a good few pubs and cafes where you can both settle down for a little refreshment. Great Walks for Dogs The main reason why dog owners come to the Lake…

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Fantastic Facts About the Lake District

 
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Tue, 6th Apr 2021

The Lake District is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the UK and it’s no surprise that people from all over the world love it. With amazing scenery, quaint villages and a host of different activities to take part in including hiking and cycling, it’s the perfect place for a family break any time of year. If you’re staying in a cottage in the lake district, here are some interesting facts about the area. Here are some fantastic facts about the Lake District that you did not know: Millions of Visitors – According to the National Trust, nearly…

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Why Cottages are the Best Holiday Option for Young Families

 
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Mon, 29th Mar 2021

The Lake District is an amazing place to come on holiday with a young family, and a Coppermines Lake District cottage is the perfect base to help you manage the whole family, so they all have a great time. From breakfast time to bath time a lake district cottage can be your home from home, ensuring you get the most out of your lake district holiday. Perfect Cottages for Young Families Hiring a cottage for your holiday delivers a lot of benefits, especially if you have younger children with you. Not only is it a great base from which to…

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Summer Adventures We Are Looking Forward to in the Lake District

 
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Tue, 16th Mar 2021

Never has a summer been looked forward to with more anticipation. After a winter of being indoors during lockdown so many of us are looking forward to the fresh air and open space of the Lake District for our family holiday this year. Summer Holidays Lake District Adventures come in all shapes and sizes in the Lake District, from gentle walks and exploring historic sites to scrambling up mountains, zipping across zip wires or paddling across lakes. The best way to get the most out of your summer holiday to the Lake District is to book a Lake District Cottage…

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Dog Friendly Activities in the Lake District

 
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Wed, 10th Mar 2021

With a roadmap for the end of lockdown now in sight, so many of us are looking for a great place for a holiday, especially if we have one or more four legged friends to accompany us. With our dogs as bored as we are of the same routes and walks near our home, a visit to the beautiful Lake District is the perfect choice for a post lockdown getaway that both you and the four-legged members of your family will love! Dog Friendly Lake District Cottages We have a great range of dog friendly Lake District cottages located in…

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Why the Ruskin Museum is a Great Place to Visit

 
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Wed, 3rd Mar 2021

The Ruskin Museum is a great place to visit when you are staying in one of the Coppermines’ lovely Lake District Cottages. Located on your doorstep in the pretty village of Coniston, this unique and interesting museum was founded by Ruskin’s secretary in 1901 as both a memorial to Ruskin and a celebration of the local area and its heritage. We are looking forward to when this wonderful museum will be open to the public once again! Ruskin Museum Coniston Known as a local cabinet of curiosities, this fascinating local lake district museum tells the story of Coniston. Charting its…

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