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Why the Lake District is the Best Place to Explore Wild Swimming

 
Mon, 30th Nov 2020

For adventurous types, heading to the Lake District for a little wild swimming is the perfect way to spend a vacation.

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What is Rewilding Yourself and How to Do it in The Lake District

 
Mon, 30th Nov 2020

Today, many of us are almost married to our little bits of technology. We constantly check our smartphones, are surrounded by interconnected devices at home and spend all day sat in front of a computer at work.We become so immersed that we can often end up stressed out, fatigued, and feel that we’re on a never-ending treadmill. If you want to recharge your batteries and reset your mind and body, a little rewilding in the Lake District might help. What is Rewilding? Rewilding has been used by conservationists for many years to help return the land to a natural state.…

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Top Tips for Fell Walking in the Lake District

 
Mon, 30th Nov 2020

If you’ve never been to the Lakes before, you might be wondering how to make the most of fell walking while you’re here. Many people return time and again to The Coppermines Lake District Holiday Cottagesto get out into the fresh air and enjoy hiking and exploring Lakeland. Here are some insider tips on how to enjoy fell walking whilst staying safe and comfortable. Know Your Own Limits First of all, it’s good to be realistic about your own limits. So many of us have challenges to work around – whether that’s a weak knee or a dodgy ankle, or just…

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Tips for Taking Your Dog on a Lake District Cottage Holiday

 
Mon, 30th Nov 2020

If you are heading to the Lake District, don’t think you have to leave your best pal behind – a holiday in the Lake District is fantastic, but it will be even better with your favourite four legged friend by your side.Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your time away: Pet Friendly Lake District Cottages It goes without saying that looking for a pet-friendly place to stay is the first thing to do. Look for a holiday cottage that is advertised as pet-friendly, with features like a safely enclosed garden for your pet to…

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The Benefits of a Hike from Your Cottage Door

 
Mon, 30th Nov 2020

Each year families, friends, and couples spend their holidays in Lakeland by booking a Lake District Cottage. This has some amazing advantages, not least acting as a comfortable home from home that can be used as a base to explore some amazing lakes and fells. Lake District Cottage Holiday Not only does it have spectacular scenery and quaint pubs and restaurants, but it’s also one of the most family-friendly destinations in the UK.What most people may not realise is that there are some amazing views and trails just outside their cottage front door. Rather than heading out in the car…

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Why the Lake District is a Winter Wonderland

 
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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Lesser Known Lake District Spots to Escape the Crowds

 
Mon, 30th Nov 2020

The Lake District can be a busy place, especially in high summer in the biggest tourist hot spots, but the best thing about the Lake District is that even if you come at the height of the summer season you will be able to find places where you won’t see another soul, you just need to know where to go. Typically, people go to the most well-known spots in the largest numbers. Derwent Water and Buttermere, Windermere and Keswick are a few of the places that can be very busy during the summer.But what about those lesser known Lake District…

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A Hiker’s Guide to the Lake District

 
Mon, 30th Nov 2020

If you love getting out into the country for some serious hiking, there are a variety of amazing scenic options around the UK. One of the most visited locations all year round is the Lake District, located in the North West of England.Covering some 885 sq miles of countryside, it’s a hiker’s dream with large, glassy lakes, steep hills and beautiful fells and woodland. There are walks for all ages and levels of experience with some of the most stunning scenery in the world. Where to Visit in the Lake District There’s so much choice in the Lake District that…

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October Half Term Adventures in The Lake District

 
Fri, 11th Sep 2020

October Half Term Adventures in The Lake District October half term provides a welcome break for families to reconnect after the children have gone back to school. Although school this year is a welcome move away from the home-schooling of lockdown, nevertheless the chance to get away and spend time with your family is a precious now as it has ever been, perhaps even more so. October Half Term in The Lake District October half term in The Lake District is a special time as the leaves are starting to turn, there is a crisp freshness in the air, but…

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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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