Safety on the Lake District Fells In Winter

 Preparation is the key if you are planning a trip to the Lake District during the coming winter months. In this article we cover the basics of how to stay safe when venturing out on the fells this winter. Over 500 hundred accidents are reported each year in the Lake District. Whilst many are due to slips on wet grass or rock (preventable by wearing proper footwear), many more are due to poor preparation and lack of experience.

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Autumn In The Lakes

 We think Autumn is the best season because at least the weather truly reflects the season. Here are some other reasons why we like Autumn be

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Lake District Weather - Four Seasons In One Day

Quite often, when guests are booking one of our Lake District cottages, they will ask us about the weather. Whilst we can simply look out of the window and give them a description of what we can see, it is not necessarily that this is representative of the weather across the whole of the Lake District.

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Spectacular Autumn Colours In The Lake District

It's never too early to book your autumn break in one of our Lake District cottages. Spring comes late to the Lake District and this has the consequence of a much longer and later autumn. The valleys and fells are full of colour late from late September through October. Of particular delight are the woodland walks along the River Derwent in Borrowdale.

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A Lake District Primer

If you have never been to the English Lake District before, then you are in for a real treat. It is marketed as England€™s adventure playground and it is certainly that and more.

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Holidays in Keswick

Keswick is a beautiful market town within the Lake District and is proving to be one of the more popular holiday destinations for British holiday makers looking for a quiet cottage holiday break. And if it becomes too quiet, there is always the option of taking up one of the many outdoor sports available in this unique region of the UK.

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The Haunted Lake District

The Lake District, in England's north-west corner, is a popular tourist attraction, famous for its lakes and fells. However this "paradise on earth" has its darker side as alluded to in the many stories that are told of strange happenings and ghostly appearances. If you do have a spare day or the weather is against you, then why not explore some of the reputedly haunted places.

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Lake District Museums

A great alternative way to spend a wet Lake District day is visiting one of the many museums. These are often small, locally run operations where you will find a great deal of enthusiasm regarding the nature of the museum. Below we have summarised our top ten museums and tried to give a flavour of what you'll experience when visiting them.

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