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Why the Duddon Valley is the Perfect Place for a Lake District Break

 
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Mon, 8th Nov 2021

The Lake District is a brilliant location for a relaxing break. Whether you love a bit of adventure or like nothing more than a gentle stroll in the hills, there’s something for everyone in the region. Cottages in Duddon Valley One of the most popular spots is the stunning Duddon Valley, located just west of Coniston Water and Broughton Mills. You can find a great range of Lake District Cottages in this area on our website here While the Lake District can be a hive of activity during the summer with thousands of tourists visiting, the Duddon Valley is delightfully…

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Tips on Celebrating a Milestone Birthday in a Lake District Cottage

 
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Tue, 16th Nov 2021

Milestone birthdays are the perfect opportunity to do something special, get friends and family around for the celebrations and have some relaxing fun. Whether it’s booking the local hall for a party or enjoying a meal out with a select group, there are plenty of options out there. If you’re reaching that milestone birthday and you want to do something even more amazing, however, heading to the Lake District and hiring a cottage (or two) is certainly worth considering. The Coppermines have a range of holiday accommodation in the Lake District, both large, small and interconnecting so you can have…

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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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Who Was Alfred Wainwright & What Are His Walks?

 
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Tue, 19th Oct 2021

Anyone who has visited the Lake District and loves their walking will have heard of Alfred Wainwright. His books are still the definitive guides for hiking in the fells and you’ll often see trekkers walking along carrying one of his tomes. If you’re looking for an introduction to all the wonderful trails that the Lake District has to offer, then the ‘Wainwrights’ are well worth a small investment of your time and money. Who Was Alfred Wainwright? Born in Blackburn in 1907, Alfred Wainwright grew up in poverty. His father was a stonemason but also had a problem with alcohol…

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Fun Family days out in the Lake District this October Half Term

 
Mon, 18th Oct 2021

Looking for ways to keep your little people entertained in the Lake District National Park this half term? Wanting to make the most of your hard-earned family holiday to the Lakes? We’ve put together some of our favourite family days out, things to see and places to go to help you and your family have the best possible half term ever! The Coppermines Waterwheel Trail If you’re looking for a family-friendly walk with lots to see along the way then visit our website and download a free route map. This walk is perfect for all legs, long or short, young…

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Great Ways to enjoy Coniston in Autumn

 
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Wed, 13th Oct 2021

Autumn is always so much fun. The start of a new term and looking forward to events like Halloween, Bonfire Night and October half term makes Autumn one of the best times of the year to visit Coniston in the Lake District. Autumn in Coniston Bright sunshine days with cool air make Autumn the perfect time to get out and explore the beautiful countryside that surrounds the traditional and quaint village of Coniston in the Lake District. One of the best ways to get around and enjoy the scenery is on a bike and there are some great bike trails…

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How to Avoid the Crowds in the Lake District

 
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Wed, 6th Oct 2021

The Lake District is beautiful, but it can feel busy when there are lots of visitors in the same place. Here is a quick guide to avoiding the crowds on your Lake District Cottage Holiday. Time of Year in the Lake District The time of year makes a big difference to the number of people visiting the Lake District. The busiest time of year is of course in the middle of summer when the weather is warm, and most schools are on holiday. The busiest times of the year in the Lake District are summer, then spring, then autumn and…

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Why Winter Walking in the Lake District is Amazing

 
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Tue, 28th Sep 2021

There is no doubt that the Lake District is one of the most amazing places to visit if you like walking. The great news is it’s the perfect hiking location even during the winter. There are plenty of spectacular views and the odd welcoming hostelry where you can warm yourself in front of the fire. Winter Walking in the Lake District Winter walking can sometimes be a bit of a lottery and you’ll have to keep an eye on the weather at all times, which is why it’s great to have a cosy holiday cottage to retreat to if the…

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Great Reasons to Book a Cottage with a Hot Tub

 
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Wed, 22nd Sep 2021

You may think that the Lake District has everything you could ever want in the way of entertainment and stunning scenery. You could spend a whole lifetime exploring the area and discovering new things. Booking a cottage with a hot tub, however, can add that little bit of extra excitement to your stay in the area. Hot Tub Cottages Lake District More and more cottages that are rented out to tourists in the Lake District are looking to add amenities that attract more customers. There’s been a trend in recent years to add hot tubs to the outside – a…

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Celebrating Autumn in the Lake District

 
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Sat, 18th Sep 2021

When the leaves change, the whole of the Lake District takes on a golden glow, and it is easy to see that Autumn has arrived. Autumn breaks in the Lake District are special, the busy summer traffic has gone and there is a soft hush as the leaves fall inviting you to explore new experiences you would not have discovered at any other time of year. Autumn Breaks Lake District Many of the activities in the Lake District are year-round outdoor activities, but some are just lovely when done in Autumn. Here are a few activities which love the Autumn…

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