February 2021

Lakeland Lights Candles

Cumbria in a Candle by Lakeland Lights


After more than a decade living and working overseas in Hong Kong and Iceland, James and Jo Long returned to the UK in 2019 with the spark of an idea to set up their own business in beautiful West

Lake access to Coniston Water in the Lake District

Cottages with Easy Lake Access


In the Lake District, you have easy lake access from most of our holiday cottages!

Kingsfell self-catering accommodation in Keswick

10 Budget Cottages in and Around Keswick


If you can’t wait for a wonderful holiday in the Lake District but need to keep an eye on those purse strings, then we’ve got you covered! A self-catering cottage is a fantastic way of having a che

Ashness Bridge in the Lake District

The Most Popular Photography Locations in the Lake District


There's an immense number of beautiful landscapes to photograph in the Lake District. Views from the highest mountains, panoramas over lakes, images of dappled woodland...

Devoke Water in the Lake District

9 of the Lake District's Best-Kept Walking Secrets


If you know anything about the Lake District, you'll know about the amazing scenery and the abundance of available walks in the

Holistic Therapies At Your Cottage with Kathryn Fife


When you’re heading to the Lake District on your holidays, relaxation is probably on your mind, and what could be better than treating yourself to a blissful massage or reflexology treatments in th

Blencathra in the Lake District

Blencathra, the easy way!


Blencathra - often referred to as Saddleback because of its iconic shape - is one of the most famous of all the Lake District mountains.

Mountain biker on Skiddaw in the Lake Districtx

The Best Places for Mountain Biking in the Lake District


Mountain biking in the Lake District is an experience like none other.

Eskdale river in the Lake District

10 Places to Escape the Crowds in the Lake District and Cumbria


We all appreciate a recommendation from a good friend or a must-see highlight from a travel expert.