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Why Coniston is a Great Base for a Multi-Generational Holiday

 
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Thu, 25th Feb 2021

With so many of us missing time with our friend and family, it is no wonder that so many of us are planning Lake District holidays with our families and looking forward to them (assuming it is safe to do so).  Getting all your family together at the same time can be amazing but it can also be tricky to accommodate a multi-generational group, that is why making your base in a Coppermines Cottage in and around the beautiful Lake District village of Coniston will ensure you have the best holiday possible. Cottage Accommodation Coniston Holiday Cottages make the perfect…

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Great National Trust Properties to Visit on Your Lake District Cottage Holiday

 
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Thu, 18th Feb 2021

If you’ve decided to rent out an amazing holiday cottage in the Lake District, there’s so much to do and see when you arrive it can be challenging to fit it all in. For those searching for inspiration and a little history, there are some fantastic National Trust properties across the region, and many on your doorstep when you book a Coppermines Cottage for your Lake District holiday. Making your base in a Cottage in and around Coniston ensures you don’t have to drive far to find some of the most popular Lake District Properties that will let you explore…

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Animal Adventures in the Lake District

 
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Tue, 9th Feb 2021

Probably the most famous animal in the Lake District is Peter Rabbit! This much-loved character is synonymous with this beautiful area but there are many real-life animal experiences to explore when you book a cottage from The Coppermines. People often visit the Lake District for its amazing views and sites of historic interest. But there’s also plenty to see in the region if you like exotic beasts and want to be inspired by creatures from all around the world. From mystical wolves and imperial birds of prey to the odd alpaca and humorous hornbill, scratch beneath the surface of the…

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Relax and Reinvigorate: 5 ways to relax and 5 ways to reinvigorate in the Lakes

 
Tue, 2nd Feb 2021

Are you holidays all about relaxation? Is your perfect break one of blissful basking, cocktail sipping and gentle pottering? Is your idea of a thrill finding the perfect gift for a loved-one in a gift shop full of treasures? Are you looking to leave the rigours of daily life behind and embrace a chilled-out, carefree existence for a wonderful week (or two)? Or perhaps you have had your fill of sitting around, trapped in the relentless mundane, and are bursting to get out, get active and have adventures. Is your idea of living hurtling downhill on a challenging biking trail…

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A Hikers Guide to Picking a Lake District Cottage

 
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Sat, 30th Jan 2021

One of the biggest attractions in the Lake District is the beautiful landscape and many, many people visit Lakeland to walk in the fells and enjoy the many hiking trails and walking routes available throughout this Unesco World Heritage Site. One of the best places that Hikers can make their base is in the quaint, traditional Lakeland Village of Coniston. Pretty enough to get the Lake District feel, but with enough facilities to have everything you need, and in the shadow of a great many walks, a cottage in Coniston truly is your perfect hikers base in the Lake District.…

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Why Dogs Love the Lake District

 
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Sat, 23rd Jan 2021

When you have a dog, they are always a big part of your considerations when looking for holiday ideas. For UK holidays, one area that dogs always love to visit is the Lake District and one of the best ways to enjoy all the Lake District has to offer with your four-legged friends is by booking a cottage holiday with the Coppermines. Planning a great holiday with your dog is exciting, so below are some ideas on how you and your paw family can enjoy the lakes when the Covid restrictions allow. Dog-friendly Cottages One of the top reasons that…

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Discover the Mystery of Cumbria's Stone Circles

 
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Sun, 17th Jan 2021

Stone circles are a source of fascination around the world.  From the majesty of Stonehenge to the mystery of places like Maumbury Rings in Dorset where almost nothing remains, we are drawn to visit these spots.  Perhaps we hear the echo of voices from our ancestors who used these places! Whatever the reason, Cumbria has no shortage of these amazing sites to visit – there’s over 50 spread around the county!  As a visitor to the Lake District, you are perfectly located to visit them and enjoy stepping into the past for a short time. These fantastic places have been…

Category: History, Local Area
 
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Cycling Adventures in the Lake District

 
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Sat, 9th Jan 2021

We all know that the Lake District has amazing views, historic attractions and is a brilliant place to visit, whether you love hiking, going for a boat ride or dining at one of the many restaurants, pubs and cafes. The Lake District is also one of the best locations for cycling adventures, however. You might fancy yourself as a future winner of the Tour de France, want an activity all the family can take part in or perhaps you like to race and get muddy on rough trails. There is something for everyone here. Our blog looks at how to…

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Amazing Lake District Michelin Starred Restaurants

 
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Mon, 4th Jan 2021

When planning your future Lake District cottage holiday one of the most important things to think about is food! Fortunately, one thing that the Lake District is known for, apart from the amazing scenery, cosy cottages, and beautiful lakes, is its food. There are plenty of high-quality restaurants serving local fayre and offering memorable dining experiences. Here we look at the top Michelin starred restaurants you can find across the region and they will be ready and waiting for you as soon as Covid regulations allow them to open again. Rogan & Co Cartmel is a beautiful village in the…

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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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