Larger Cottages Lake District, plan your family holiday now

Large cottages Lake District

In just a few short weeks the kids will be breaking up from school and now is the perfect time to be planning your family holiday.  This is especially important if you plan to holiday as a larger group, ie extended family with grandparents, 2 families holidaying together or as a group of friends. Larger […]

Dodd Wood walking adventure

Dodd summit

With 4 hours to spare we wanted a walk that would reward us with scenery but manageable in the time we had.  We made our way from Carlisle to Dodd Wood which nestles between Keswick and Bassenthwaite in the shadow of Skiddaw. There are 4 paths winding their way through Dodd Wood, Sandbed Gill and […]

Spring breaks in the Lake District to rejuvenate mind and body

Crummock Water Spring breaks

As the temperatures rise and nature comes alive, there’s no better time to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Lake District.  A Spring break in this picturesque region of England offers a perfect blend of outdoor adventures, stunning landscapes, and charming villages. Spring promises new beginnings and the Lake District is the perfect destination to […]

Did you see us in Cumbria Life?

Cumbria Life feature

Cumbria Life is a fabulous magazine aimed at “life in Cumbria”. It features the best of properties, places to eat, boutique shops, country inns and anything Cumbrian. We are proud to say several of our properties have made it into their ‘Warm and welcoming staycation’ feature. Are you an owner of a holiday cottage? We […]

Let Your Cottage

duke of portland boathouse ullswater

Let Your Holiday Cottage Receive a complimentary stay at the Duke of Portland Boathouse   Do you own a holiday cottage in the Lake District? Are you finding your bookings are down this year? Are you with an agent and feel you are not being listened to and you are just a ‘number’ to them? […]

Why book a cottage with hot tub in the Lake District?

Lake District Cottages with hot tubs

Why book a cottage with hot tub in the Lake District? Holiday planning presents a myriad of choices. Extravagant hotels or intrepid camping expeditions might vie for your attention, but pause to consider an alternative: a cottage with hot tub in the Lake District this oft-overlooked option holds a wealth of benefits, particularly for couples […]

A family adventure in February

A Family Adventure

What do you do on a wet day in February whilst on a family holiday?  You go on an adventure of course! Find out how our family spent a wet winters day in the Lake District. We are a multigenerational family including grandparents, parents and children ranging from 1 to 13 years old, finding an […]

Valentines at Duke of Portland Boathouse Ullswater

At this time of year when everything is a bit ‘grey’ it’s time for a treat to keep our spirits up. With Valentine’s Day coming up soon, and don’t forget it’s a leap year, time for the ladies to make the wedding proposals then we have the most romantic property imaginable – The Duke of […]

New Year, New Agency – Let Your Cottage

Cumbrian Cottage Holidays

Is your present letting company providing a level of service and bookings you deserve? If not, then read on to find out how we differ. We have recently had more cottage owners than ever approach us, they are finding their current agent, who was original privately owned, local and whom they listed their cottage with, […]

Dogs Welcome in the Lake District

October half term availability

  The Lake District is the perfect destination for those looking for a holiday where their pet dog can be made to feel at home and share in the family adventures. When planning your holiday, it is important to consider everyone from the youngest to the oldest, is there going to be plenty of activities […]