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Explore the best of the Lake District

The Lake District is a great place to explore and experience the great outdoors.  With Cumbrian Cottage Holidays, you can stay in one of our cottages and enjoy a range of outdoor activities.  From walking and cycling to kayaking and sailing, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Local Attractions

The Lake District is home to a range of attractions, from historic castles and stately homes to museums and galleries.  With Cumbrian Cottage Holidays, you can explore the best of the Lake District and discover its hidden gems.  From the World of Beatrix Potter to the Lakes Aquarium, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Local Events

The Lake District is also home to a range of events throughout the year.  With Cumbrian Cottage Holidays, you can stay in one of our cottages and experience the best of the Lake District.  From music festivals and food festivals to outdoor theatre and art exhibitions, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Adventure Smart

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AdventureSmart is your first stop to ensure you have the knowledge and essential equipment needed to safely enjoy the outdoor activities in the Lake District.

Be adventure smart and plan for a great day.  Whatever your activity, some simple steps will keep you safe and sound looking forward to your next adventure.

Before you set off ask yourself three questions:

1.Am I confident I have the knowledge & skills for the day?

2.Do I know what the weather will be like?

3.Do I have the right gear?

Find all relevant advice from experienced professionals in Fell Walking, Boating, Canoeing, Paddle Boarding, Mountain Biking, Open Water Swimming and Horse Riding to ensure you and your family stay safe on your adventures.

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Icon Beauty

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Relax, Unwind and Pamper

Icon Beauty bring the Spa experience to your holiday cottage.  Take the stress out of driving to and from hotels, especially during high season in the Lake District and let the qualified therapist come to you.

Marie and her team have been offering a range of treatments, using the very best products for nearly 20 years and have built up a reputation for providing a friendly experience in the comfort of your own holiday cottage with a range of treatments and massages for every budget.

Contact Marie on 07733 320 701 to arrange your Spa experience.

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Living Life

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Charter your own captained motor yacht on Ullswater.

You and a group of friends or family (up to 6 people) can charter Living Life and enjoy a special day out exploring Lake Ullswater.  John will captain your yacht and provide a glass of prosecco, soft drinks and nibbles and you can bring your own picnic.

For further details and to make a booking, please visit Living Life website.

Contact John on 07707 832945

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Talkin Adventures

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Fun activities for families, groups and school holiday clubs.

Based at Talkin Tarn, Talkin Adventures have a number of activities running throughout the year and during the school holidays, there is something for everyone and activities for the whole family to get involved with.  The range of activities include archery, canoeing, kayaking, orienteering, raft building, stand up paddle boarding, axe throwing and medieval Tebuchet building all with qualified instructors.

Visit Talkin Adventures website or call them on 01228 420123 to find out more and make a reservation.

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The Hiking Household

The Hiking Household

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With a wide selection of family friendly walks throughout Cumbria and the Lake District, you are sure to find a walk perfect for little legs.

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Save the Date Bridal Wedding Makeup and Hair

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Whether you’re a bride, member of a bridal party or a wedding guest; Save the Date Bridal is here to offer all things hair and makeup. Hoping to make your stay easier, Hannah will come directly to your holiday cottage, to get you ready for the big day ahead. 

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or visit @savethedate_bridal on Instagram 

Lake District Prints

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Take a little bit of the Lake District home with you.

See all prints by local artist Abi Brown.

Visit her website Abi Brown Art

Private Swimming Pool Hire, North Cumbria

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Carrock View Leisure Pool is located at Heads Nook within a short drive for our guests staying in our Brampton, Talkin Tarn or Castle Carrock cottages.  The pool is available for private hire and has disabled access, changing rooms and baby changing facilities.

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Maes Tearoom & Gallery Uldale

Mae’s Tearoom and Gallery

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Delicious home cooked food in the village of Uldale, enjoy a cuppa and cake whilst taking in the scenery towards Skiddaw.

Visit their facebook page to see the latest menu options

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Promote your local attraction here

If you have a business or attraction throughout Cumbria and the Lake District you feel would enhance our guests holiday then please contact us on 01228 597136 or email us on to discuss our marketing opportunity.