Category : The Lake District

Holiday ideas for the Lake District

Things To Do On A Rainy Day in the Lake District

The Lake District is the wettest corner of England. It gets an average rainfall of around 2,000mm, though this varies significantly from a paltry 870mm in Penrith to an ark worthy 5,000mm in Sprinkling Tarn near Seathwaite. There’s no need to complain about it, however, because the rain only adds to the beauty of the […]

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Dog Friendly Guide to the Lake District

The Lake District is one of Britain’s treasures. Its stunning scenery ranges from chilled to challenging, offering something for each of the 15.8 million tourists who visit it each year. The good news is that you don’t have to leave your four-legged friends behind because there are so many dog friendly activities and places to […]

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Mountain Holidays in the UK

The UK has some absolutely stunning mountains and finding a cottage close to one will make any holiday extra special. Mountain holidays aren’t just ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, though of course they do lend themselves perfectly to climbing and hiking holidays; they are also ideal for tourists who enjoy beautiful scenery and taking stunning photographs. […]

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Britain’s 5 Most Beautiful Lakes

View over Coniston Water

Lake locations make ideal holiday destinations; they offer beautiful tranquillity and a calming, relaxed atmosphere. If you favour more adventurous holidays then you’ll enjoy lakeside walks or indulging in some water sports. Lakes also attract a lot of wildlife, so have great appeal to nature lovers. Throw in the beautiful photo opportunities, and you have […]

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Is a cooking holiday on the menu?

As the nights are drawing in, it’s the perfect time of year to take a weekend break and hone your cookery skills in preparation for the long winter ahead. With your new culinary expertise you can spend winter nights around the stove, sharing your comforting homebakes with the family and also pick up some handy […]

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Holiday hot spots for Water Babes

Those not in the know would be forgiven for thinking that water lovers looking for destinations in Britain, would be limited to one or two destinations. We’re not renowned for jet skis, surfing and our scuba-diving, but our beautiful isle boasts some of the world’s most breath-taking hotspots for holidays close to water. Whether you’re […]

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Book a break away and burn off some calories!

January, notoriously, is a month when we reproach ourselves for over indulging during the festive season and start to think about the new years resolutions we made to shed a few pounds and get a little fitter. Unfortunately it is also a month when we are left feeling a little ‘flat’ and demotivated after all the celebrations, so […]

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5 of the most popular driving holiday destinations in the UK

With the recent cuts made by the supermarket giants, fuel prices are now the lowest they have been for twelve months, so why not think about taking a driving holiday in the UK. With some of the finest driving scenery on offer, there is no better way to discover the UK’s many attractions and stunning countryside. […]

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