Sally's blog

Chocolate dessert

The Cumbrian Chef's Life Lessons in Food & Love


Food lovers are well served in the Lake District.

Daffodils and hot cross buns on a table

Last-Minute Easter Holiday Cottages, 2021


Easter in the Lake District is a fabulous time.

Canoe in the Lake District

Special Offers for Sally's Cottages Guests!


To say thank you to all of our wonderful visitors, we have partnered with local businesses and attractions across the Lake District and Cumbria.

Balcony overlooking the estuary at Ravenglass

Cottages Accessible by Public Transport


In a world where looking after our environment is increasingly important, you may be considering travelling to your next holiday by public transport instead of taking the car.

The Ambleside Inn

The Best Food Pubs in Ambleside


Ambleside is a typical Lake District town, built in local slate, full of character, and sitting at the tip of Windermere.