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Book at Beechcroft holiday cottage

Cumbria’s Modern-Day Authors


Cumbria is well known for its wonderful literary heritage, with famous historical names such as

How To Be Happy!


Being on lockdown is strange – your world shrinks, but it also expands.

Ennerdale Water in the Lake District

9 Places for a Dose of Fresh Air


When you feel a need to get away, have a break, or simply relax, then a deep breath of clean, crisp air can be just the ticket.

Inchmaholme in Keswick, the Lake District

Luxury Self-Catering Cottages in Keswick


How do you feel about divine luxury in one of the most beautiful towns of the Lake District?

Wasdale in the Lake District

10 Things to do in Wasdale


Wasdale in the far west of the Lake District is a valley of contrast and extremes. High craggy fells gradually melt away to a wooded rolling landscape and further still to the sea.