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Reasons to Visit the Lake District this Summer

 
Thu, 30th Jun 2022

With the option of overseas travel now once again open and with near endless fabulous locations to visit both worldwide and here in the UK, you may wonder why you should choose the Lake District as your holiday destination this summer. Well, we think you should! And here are some wonderful reasons why… Get out and about in the Great British Summer The Lake District provides the perfect opportunities for getting out and about in the Great British Summer. With shimmering lakes, lush green valleys, soaring mountains and even vast beaches, The Lake District is the perfect place to spend…

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Family Days out in The Lake District this Easter

 
Fri, 1st Apr 2022

It’s not just dancing daffodils and spring lambs playing in the Lakes this Easter. There’s plenty of family-focused events happening across the Lake District this April to keep your little hatchlings happy all holiday. Here are some of our favourite family days out in the Lake District this Easter: Easter Egg Hunt – Brockhole, Windermere, 2 – 24 April, 2022 Search for the Great Golden Bunny, hiding somewhere within the gorgeous graounds of Brockhole on the shores of lake Windermere.  Take a photo with our Great Golden Bunny when you find him to claim your prize! More details can be…

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Top Tips for Hosting the Perfect Family Reunion in the Lake District

 
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Thu, 28th Oct 2021

We live in a world where families often get separated. Brothers and sisters get married, move to different locations and coming together can be difficult. If you are hosting a family reunion, dealing with all the logistics is certainly challenging. Of course, much depends on the size of your clan and where they are coming from. Book a Holiday Cottage in the Lake District One of the most popular locations for organising family reunions is the Lake District. That’s because you can easily rent a cottage for the weekend or a week and organise your get together around that. Hiring…

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Lake District Activities for Couples

 
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Fri, 4th Dec 2020

Every year, millions of couples visit the Lake District either for the day or to spend a few weeks on holiday. If you’re planning a trip to this romantic part of the world, there’s plenty to do and see. The Coppermines also has a great selection of romantic Lake District Cottages, perfect for a romantic break, and a great place to escape the world and just be together. Here are our top 7 places you might want to visit while you are here. 1. Rydal Mount Located near Ambleside, Rydal Mount and its surrounding gardens is the quintessentially English home.…

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Christmas in The Lakes 2019

 
Wed, 29th Jan 2020

Christmas is coming… Winter is a magical time to visit the Lake District; from snow-capped mountains and frosted fells to glowing shop windows and welcoming pubs with roaring log-fires; there’s no better place to escape to this November and December. And with many of our cosy cottages featuring log-burners or open fires (should you wish to roast any chestnuts on them), a pre-Christmas break in the Lakes can be the perfect antidote to the manic festive rush. And once you’re here there’s plenty to see and do, with opportunities aplenty to fill your stockings as well as your stomachs at…

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Lake District Show Season – Take in a show this summer

 
Wed, 29th Jan 2020

Lake District Show Season – Take in a show this summer By Rachael Parkin July marks the beginning of the Lake District’s agricultural show season. Being a predominantly rural landscape The Lake District has sheep, lots and lots of sheep. Breeds such as the famous Herdwick along with other forms of livestock play an important role within the Cumbrian economy. Consequently, agricultural shows, which bring farmers and traders together, are important events, both economically and socially, growing bigger and more popular as each year passes. Around 20 shows are held each year in Cumbria and the Lakes of varying sizes.…

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Family Events in the Lake District this Easter

 
Tue, 28th Jan 2020

Family Events in the Lake District this Easter By Rachael Parkin There’s plenty to keep your little bunnies busy this Easter with egg-citing family-friendly events taking place across the Lake District throughout April. Coniston Easter Fayre, Coniston Institute, Saturday 20th April, 11am – 3pm If you’re lucky enough to be staying in one of our Coniston cottages these holidays then you may wish to drop into the village’s Easter Fayre on Saturday 20th April. The fayre features a range of local produce and food stalls, children’s games and activities as well as an Easter Egg hunt around the village. Meet…

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Lakes Beautiful Bluebell Guide: Where to head to spot them this spring

 
Tue, 28th Jan 2020

Lakes Beautiful Bluebell Guide: Where to head to spot them this spring By Rachael Parkin Every season in the Lake District brings its own unique charms; summer brings scenes of lush green with warm days and hazy evenings; autumn brings crisper air and vistas of burnt gold and orange; winter brings snow-capped mountains and dark nights spent in front of cosy fires but spring is perhaps the most magical of all. With new lambs leaping in the fields our already beautiful landscape is transformed by a carpet of purple, a celebration of colour which loudly declares that winter is well…

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Get that Festive Feeling in The Lakes this winter

 
Tue, 28th Jan 2020

Get that Festive Feeling in The Lakes this winter By Rachael Parkin Whether you get that “festive feeling” by warming your feet on a roaring log fire, by Christmas shopping in quaint market towns and villages or by embarking on an exhilarating walk up a snow-capped mountain there will be something for you here in The Lake District this festive season. The season gets underway with Ulverston Dickensian Festival, this year taking place on 24th and 25th November. A charming family event with a Christmas Market, street entertainment, children’s rides including a Victoria Helter-Skelter, period costume competition and Santa himself.…

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Things to do in The Lakes this October Half Term

 
Tue, 28th Jan 2020

by Rachael Parkin Autumn is the perfect time to visit the Lake District, the ever-changing nature of the season is a wonder to behold and no two days are alike. Take in the magnificent mosaic of colours, dodge the showers by ducking into a warm, welcoming pub and sit back and watch the world transform around you. Cooler days, a spectacular autumnal landscape and fewer crowds also make October the perfect time to spend glorious days walking and cosy evening’s fireside. For those travelling to the Lakes with families and looking for different ways to keep everyone entertained then you…

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