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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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7 MORE easy Wainwrights to bag on your holiday – Fabulous walks without the fear

 
Mon, 20th Jun 2022

Are you coming to Lakes on holiday and fancy getting in on the Wainwright bagging craze but are not quite sure where to start? Do you want big, impressive views from smaller, more modest summits? Then read on to discover some ‘easier on the legs’ walks that deliver big on views with a real sense of accomplishment. Following on from the success of our previous blog “6 Easy Wainwrights to Bag on Your Holiday” we’ve gone one better and put together a brand new list of some of the easier Wainwright summits you can bag on your holiday. So, if…

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How to Have Fun with Your Teenagers on Your Cottage Holiday to the Lake District

 
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Sat, 18th Jun 2022

Teenagers can be a challenge to entertain at the best of times as any parent will tell you. When you hit the road for a well-earned holiday, it’s important to have a game plan that takes them away from playing on their phones all day and ensures they have at least a little bit of fun. The good news is, when you book a cottage holiday in the Lake District, there’s plenty to do and see, especially if you focus on an area like Coniston. This iconic body of water is one of the most popular locations for holidaying families,…

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Why Lake District Short Breaks Can Recharge Your Batteries Quickly

 
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Wed, 18th May 2022

We can all get a little overworked, stressed out or simply tired of the same old thing every day. Taking a break and getting away is often the best medicine and allows us to recharge our batteries and focus on the things that matter. Heading to the Lake District doesn’t have to be for one long vacation with all the family in tow. Plenty of people head to the Southern lakes like Coniston and Windermere for a few days simply to have that all-important break. There’s no doubt that, with the amazing scenery and the fresh air, it’s the simplest…

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Greener Stays in the Lake District

 
Mon, 9th May 2022

Here at the Coppermines Lakes Cottages we understand that environment concerns and the need to reduce our carbon footprints are at the forefront of all our minds. That’s why we’re taking steps to help create a greener, cleaner Lake District for everyone’s future. From planting 4,000 trees across our Coniston Conservation Area and switching to eco-friendly cleaning produce and from car-sharing initiatives amongst our staff to the installation of EV charging points, we are making changes driven by the need to a create positive environmental impact. So what, as a visitor to the Lakes can you do to help? We’ve…

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Love the Lakes for Longer - our Conservation Area

 
Wed, 27th Apr 2022

Here at the Coppermines & Lakes Cottages we are passionate about all things Lake District. We are committed to preserving the landscape for all to enjoy, for generations to come. That is why we have been busily working to rewild Foul Scrow fell in Coniston. What is rewilding? Rewilding activities are conservation efforts aimed at restoring and protecting wilderness areas and natural processes. How are we rewilding? We’re planting trees, and lots of them! To date, we’ve planted over 4000 saplings in our Conservation Area. 1000 of those trees were very kindly donated by The Woodland Trust. We’re appealing to…

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5 Reasons to Book a Coppermines Country Cottage this Spring

 
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Wed, 20th Apr 2022

Everyone has a different idea of what the perfect Lake District holiday is. Whether it is visiting museums, having leisurely lunches in traditional pubs before heading out for a gentle stroll around a lake, or having an action-packed holiday including canoeing, hiking and mountain biking in the glorious National Park all our cottages nestle in. Whatever your perfect escape is you will need a comfortable base from which to enjoy it from and this is where our large selection of gorgeous Lake District cottages can help. All our cottages are unique and have their own individual character so whichever one…

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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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Reducing your fuel costs during your Lake District Holiday

 
Mon, 21st Mar 2022

Read on for our useful tips on less fuel and more fun during your escape to the Lakes… With fuel costs hitting all time high levels, it can seem that choosing a UK break would mean shelling out more than ever on fuel to ensure you still get the most out of your stay. There are however tangible, practical ways to reduce your fuel bill during your Lake District holiday. We’ve put together some top tips for keeping fuel costs down, whilst enjoying a fabulous and truly unforgettable break in the Lakes. 1. Location, Location, Location Phil and Kirsty may…

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5 Reasons to Book a Coppermines Country Cottage this Spring

 
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Mon, 21st Mar 2022

Everyone has a different idea of what the perfect Lake District holiday is. Whether it is visiting museums, having leisurely lunches in traditional pubs before heading out for a gentle stroll around a lake, or having an action-packed holiday including canoeing, hiking and mountain biking in the glorious national park all our cottages nestle in. Whatever your perfect escape is you will need a comfortable base from which to enjoy it from and this is where our large selection of gorgeous Lake District cottages can help. All our cottages are unique and have their own individual character so whichever one…

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