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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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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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Lesser Known Lake District Spots to Escape the Crowds

 
Mon, 30th Nov 2020

The Lake District can be a busy place, especially in high summer in the biggest tourist hot spots, but the best thing about the Lake District is that even if you come at the height of the summer season you will be able to find places where you won’t see another soul, you just need to know where to go. Typically, people go to the most well-known spots in the largest numbers. Derwent Water and Buttermere, Windermere and Keswick are a few of the places that can be very busy during the summer.But what about those lesser known Lake District…

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A Hiker’s Guide to the Lake District

 
Mon, 30th Nov 2020

If you love getting out into the country for some serious hiking, there are a variety of amazing scenic options around the UK. One of the most visited locations all year round is the Lake District, located in the North West of England.Covering some 885 sq miles of countryside, it’s a hiker’s dream with large, glassy lakes, steep hills and beautiful fells and woodland. There are walks for all ages and levels of experience with some of the most stunning scenery in the world. Where to Visit in the Lake District There’s so much choice in the Lake District that…

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Finding the Best Views in The Lake District

 
Fri, 11th Sep 2020

Finding the Best Views in The Lake District As many large events have had to be cancelled this year due to Covid regulations many people are rediscovering their love of walking. The Lake District has (in our opinion) the best walks in the whole of the UK, from easy strolls to challenging peaks The Lake District really can offer something for everyone.Fells, lakes, forests, and countryside are all available to discover when walking in The Lake District. The varied landscape and availability of walks in all seasons along with the spectacular views from the tops of the fells is why…

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Where to Find the Most Stunning Views in the Lake District

 
Fri, 11th Sep 2020

Where to Find the Most Stunning Views in the Lake District The Lake District is famous for its stunning views stretching across fells and lakes for miles and miles. So, when you are planning your cottage holiday to the Lake District it is important to plan the key places you want to see and know the key spots of beauty in advance. To make this a little bit easier for you we have listed the top five locations, to help you find the most stunning views in the Lake District many of them only a short distance from most of…

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Chasing Waterfalls in the Lake District

 
Fri, 11th Sep 2020

Chasing Waterfalls in the Lake District If you want to find some extraordinary beauty spots in the Lakes, you could go on a waterfall hunt. Some of them are tucked away, but they’re well worth the trip – especially while the weather is warm. If you want to take some wonderful photographs or just enjoy the view, here are some beautiful waterfalls you can find in the Lake District. Tom Gill Waterfall – Tarn Hows There are actually two waterfalls located here in Coniston, and it’s a popular walk thanks to the ease of access. After a brief 10-15-minute walk…

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Coniston Staycation Tips

 
Fri, 11th Sep 2020

Coniston Staycation Tips Small enough to be relaxing with enough going on to still be exciting, Coniston is a great place to make your base for your next Lake District staycation. A small village with a big history Coniston is a great place for walkers, families, water sports fans, and history buffs. Visiting Coniston Coniston is a lovely Lake District village, based around Coniston water with the dramatic Old Man of Coniston watching over the village. Shops, pubs and a great range of cottage accommodation makes this a perfect base for your Lake District staycation. You can see a full…

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