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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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The Tour of Britain is coming (this September)…

 
Tue, 28th Jan 2020

The Tour of Britain is coming (this September)… It was recently announced that two legends of cycling will be riding through Cumbria next month (how exciting!) Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas and Giro d’Italia winner Chris Froome will ride together through the county over two consecutive days as part of the Tour of Britain – making it the first time the pair have taken part in an event together for almost ten years. Thomas has taken part in the event eight times since his debut in 2005, while Froome has taken part twice, in 2007 and again in 2009,…

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Family Fun Guaranteed in the Lakes this Summer

 
Tue, 28th Jan 2020

Family Fun Guaranteed in the Lakes this Summer It may not come as a surprise to many that the Lake District is classed as the UK’s number 1 visitor destination (hooray). Year after year, new and returning visitors are wowed by its stunning scenery, vibrant villages and incredible calendar of events. This summer is no exception, there are a whole host of family friendly activities and events taking place over the school holiday period. So should you be looking for something to entertain the whole family while you’re here, look no look further as we present our round up of…

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