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Bookcase at Halecat House in the Lake District

Cottages with Reading Nooks


Here at Sally’s Cottages we think that a Lake District holiday can be made even more relaxing when you get the chance to snuggle in a cosy corner with a good book.

Whinlatter FOrest over Bassenthwaite Lake

Forest Holidays in the Lake District


Forests have such a special feel to them; sunlight dripping through leafy canopies, wildlife scuttling across branches, and the happy sound of birdsong in the air.

Easter Eggs in the Lake District

Easter 2019 in the Lake District


The Easter holidays have begun!

Dogs at Ennerdale in the Lake District

The Lake District is Best for Dog Walking!


A pet-sitting company called TrustedHousesitters has conducted social media research on the most popular dog walking locations in the UK and the Lake District has come out on top!

Crummock Water Road

5 Relaxing Drives in the Lake District


A recent Hyundai survey of 2,000 people in the UK has found that the Lake District is one of the top places in the world for a relaxing drive!