Sally's blog

Sheep are more entertaining than you think…

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One of the joys of motherhood is permission to watch fab shows like ‘Shaun the Sheep’. Dear Shaun, if you don’t know him, is the plasticene lamb from Wallace & Gromit, now with his own TV programme aimed at toddlers, infants and sheep fans everywhere.

The Lake District Shows - Lakeland sports

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I wish I could tell you how many country shows there are in Cumbria. Every community of any size has its own gem, when everyone gathers to chat, drink, eat and show off.

Midsummer Shows

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2009 has been a very busy year for Sally’s Cottages. A new website, a new office, lots of new cottages, a new house – and a new garden.

Let's hear it for holidays!

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Hello. Just back from our holidays. I’d like to say we stayed in England but I’m afraid we went abroad to France and had a lovely time.

The next few weeks in Eskdale ...

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It will come as no surprise to lovers of the Lakes that Cumbria is the current holder of the ‘Best UK Holiday Destination’ award. Some gongs are just the industry congratulating itself, but this one isn’t; the great British public votes for the winners. If you need any more proof, take a look at these up-and-coming events in and around Eskdale…