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Rydal Mount in the Lake District

A Day at Rydal Mount


A short distance from Grasmere and Ambleside, you will find Rydal Mount, William Wordsworth's beloved last home. Set in beautiful grounds with views

Children on bikes in the Lake District

10 Things in Keswick the Kids will Love


When it comes to choosing a family holiday location, Keswick has everything on offer!

Dogs at Ennerdale Water in the Lake District

The best dog walks in the Lake District


It's no secret that we love dogs here at Sally's Cottages! Lots of us in the office are dog owners, and we love nothing more than exploring the countryside with our four-legged friends.

Honister Slate Mine Infinity Bridge

A Day at Honister Slate Mine


The valley of Borrowdale is an absolutely stunning part of the Lake District. With pretty lakes and impressive, craggy fells, it’s a photographer’s dream!

Seascale beach in Cumbria

Lakes or Beaches? Why choose?


The Telegraph recently listed reasons why lakes are better than beaches and, whilst we love a tranquil lake we thought: why choose, the Lake District and Cumbria has both!