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Best Boat Trips in the Lake District

 
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Fri, 9th Jul 2021

Our customers come back to the Coppermines lake District Cottages again and again because of the great range of cottages we offer and our unrivalled local service, but they also come because, for many of them their favourite thing to do is get out on the local lakes and explore by boat! All of our Lake District Cottages are nestled in and around Coniston, with Coniston Water being one of the most beautiful places to get out on a boat we thought we would take a look at some of the best boat trips in the Lake District. The ones…

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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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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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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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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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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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