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5 Reasons to Escape to the Lakes this Christmas

 
Tue, 15th Dec 2020

Log Fires What could be more Christmassy than an open fire? Picture yourself in your own Lake District Cottage cosying up with a loved one in front of a roaring log fire, glass of wine in hand. Christmas perfection! 2. Romantic walks  Walk off (at least some) of that enormous Christmas dinner with a romantic Christmas day stroll through frosted lanes while the snow-capped mountains tower above you. Or if you’re feeling energetic, stride off the Christmas pudding with a brisk walk up one of our many fells. Enjoy huge skies and amazing views everywhere you look. You’ll be ready…

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How to be Adventure Smart in The Lake District

 
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Thu, 10th Dec 2020

One of the biggest reasons our customers love to book a cottage in the Lake District is that it is the adventure capital of the UK and has a huge range of great adventure activities for you to try. The Lake District is an amazing place if you love hiking and there are lots of routes to enjoy. With spectacular fells and picturesque lakes, there are hundreds of walks of all degrees of difficulty to keep you busy during your visit. Adventure Smart Lake District Making sure that you have the right kit and are ‘adventure smart’ is essential when…

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Why the Lake District is a Winter Wonderland

 
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Mon, 30th Nov 2020

Mention the Lake District and most people will think of summer. The sun reflecting from the water of the lakes, the lush green hills and warm weather. And while that’s definitely a big draw, the Lake District is also a classic Winter Wonderland. Once you have been on a Lake District cottage holiday in winter then you will understand why so many people visit in this frosty season. Less visitors mean more space for you to enjoy, the Autumnal colours change to frost winter landscapes that are dramatic and just begging to be explored. Coming home after a winter day…

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Christmas in a Lake District Cottage

 
Fri, 11th Sep 2020

Christmas in a Lake District Cottage Christmas in a Coppermines Cottage is just magical. If making memories for you and your family is top of your Christmas wish list this year, then booking some time away in a Lake District Cottage at Christmas will make that wish come true.We have a huge number of cottages based primarily in and around the beautiful village of Coniston in the Lake District, a beautiful spot to spend Christmas and many of our customers come back year, after year, after year! Christmas in The Lake District With a dusting of snow on the fells,…

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Breweries in The Lake District

 
Fri, 11th Sep 2020

Breweries in The Lake District Great walks, views and outdoor adventures are well loved in The Lake District, but did you know that there were also some great breweries? Many visitors to The Lake District have great memories of having adventures in the outdoors all day and then settling into a cosy pub to tell tall tales with great beers in the evening. Lake District Beers & Brewers Of course, the best ingredients are needed to make great beer, but one thing is needed above all and that is a passion for the brew! Consistency is key for a great…

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Perfect Afternoon Tea Spots in the Lake District

 
Fri, 11th Sep 2020

Perfect Afternoon Tea Spots in the Lake District If you are taking a trip to the Lake District, one of the things you must do is take some time out to visit one of the perfect afternoon tea spots. What better way to pass the day, then sitting down and relaxing with a cup of tea and a cake. Afternoon Tea in a Coniston CottageNow we may be a little biased, but we think one of the best places to have an afternoon tea is actually in the garden of one of our country cottages, mostly based in beautiful Coniston.…

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How to Have an Amazing Staycation in the Lake District

 
Fri, 11th Sep 2020

How to Have an Amazing Staycation in the Lake District Holidays in 2020 could be remembered for being a little bit different, but if you choose to have a staycation in the Lake District then your memories will be filled with landscapes, laughter and love. Having a staycation in the Lakes may not have been top of your far-flung places to visit this year, but it is a spectacular location with lots to offer for every type of family group. Staycations are now the new normal and there are not many areas that can compete with the Lake District for…

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Amazing Local Products Will Make Your Cottage Holiday Unforgettable

 
Fri, 11th Sep 2020

Amazing Local Products Will Make Your Cottage Holiday Unforgettable Lake District Cottages are the perfect mix of location and amenities for visiting this beautiful part of the world. Blessed with superior natural beauty and rich heritage Cumbria is a region loved by many. If you didn’t know it is also home to a vibrant community of businesses who have built a reputation of excellence, quality and local produce. Using locally produced food, drinks and products while you are in the Lake District not only ensure you get quality products but also supports our vibrant local producer economy. It is no…

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How to Experience Mindfulness in the Lake District

 
Fri, 11th Sep 2020

How to Experience Mindfulness in the Lake District The Lake District is one of the most naturally beautiful and calming destinations to visit here in the UK. There are so many hidden gems to be found when enjoying the picturesque landscape in the heart of Cumbria. The lakes and mountains have so much history and provide you with an opportunity to experience peace and tranquillity. These are just a few of the reasons why you should plan your next trip to the Lake District. In times like this everyone is finding it particularly difficult to adjust to their new lifestyle…

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Best Beer Gardens in the Lake District

 
Fri, 11th Sep 2020

Best Beer Gardens in the Lake District Best Beer Gardens in the Lake District It’s a proven scientific fact that beer tastes better when drunk after a long invigorating walk sat in a sunny beer garden (trust us, we have undertaken extensive and painstaking research into the matter). And because we love our guests so much (honestly, that is the ONLY reason) we have visited every beer garden we could possibly find so we could provide you with this list of the best beer gardens to visit during your stay in the Lakes. 1. Wasdale Head Inn This beer garden…

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