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Fantastic Facts About the Lake District

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Tue, 6th Apr 2021

The Lake District is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the UK and it’s no surprise that people from all over the world love it. With amazing scenery, quaint villages and a host of different activities to take part in including hiking and cycling, it’s the perfect place for a family break any time of year. If you’re staying in a cottage in the lake district, here are some interesting facts about the area. Here are some fantastic facts about the Lake District that you did not know: Millions of Visitors – According to the National Trust, nearly…

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Why the Ruskin Museum is a Great Place to Visit

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Wed, 3rd Mar 2021

The Ruskin Museum is a great place to visit when you are staying in one of the Coppermines’ lovely Lake District Cottages. Located on your doorstep in the pretty village of Coniston, this unique and interesting museum was founded by Ruskin’s secretary in 1901 as both a memorial to Ruskin and a celebration of the local area and its heritage. We are looking forward to when this wonderful museum will be open to the public once again! Ruskin Museum Coniston Known as a local cabinet of curiosities, this fascinating local lake district museum tells the story of Coniston. Charting its…

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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…

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Historical Lakes: Museums and historical places of interest to visit during your stay

Sat, 15th Aug 2020

It’s not just majestic mountains and shimmering lakes; The Lake District, and those who have made it their home and derived their livelihood from its landscape, has a rich and varied heritage.

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