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Roses at holiday cottage

Romantic Cottages for Valentine’s Day 2020


It’s that time of year where love is in the air and you might be thinking of treating yourself and your other half to a romantic break away!

Sunset over Red Screes in the Lake District

An Easy Walk up Red Screes


Red Screes is another fell, like Latrigg, where you can drive half way up, making the walk a lot shorter if you don't fancy taking on the full h

Log burner at Iveing Cottage North

9 Windermere Cottages with a Wood Burner


Do you just love the idea of curling up in front of a cosy wood burner or roaring open fire on a chilly winter’s evening?

Dev Patel as David Copperfield

Keswick Film Festival 2020


Keswick's much-loved film festival is back again for its 21st year with another host of excellent films lined up, including three of Sight and Sound Magazine's top five films

Holiday cottage lake frontage on Windermere

Cottages with Easy Lake Access


From private lakeshore access to gorgeous lake views and boat launching, many of our cottages have easy access to the beautiful lakes of the Lake District.