Experience Real Luxury Here in the Lakes

Sumptuous four poster beds, inviting hot tubs and cosy real log fires are just some of the treats you can expect to find when staying with us here at The Coppermines Lakes Cottages.

Selected for their idyllic locations, charming attributes & comfortable interiors our cottages come in a variety of styles, from small and cosy terraced properties, mountain hideaways offering breath-taking views, luxurious farmhouses and modern design led apartments.

A winter wonderland awaits you in the Lake District this festive season!

The Lake District is picturesque all year round, but on a crisp winter’s day when the mountains are snow-capped it really is truly magical.

From Christmas shopping experiences to jolly events and concerts, there is plenty going on in the area this festive season.

Children will love to climb aboard the ‘Santa Express’ at Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway (selected dates from December 2nd), where they will get to meet Father Christmas himself. The jolly fella will also be making appearances at grottos across the county.

Experience Thrills & Spills at Coniston Power Boat Records Week

Come to Coniston, in the Lake District, this autumn and take in the thrill and spills of Power Boat Records week.

Competitors and officials will travel from all over the world to gather in the beautiful Lakeland village of Coniston to witness the exhilarating Power Boat Records Week (30th October - 3rd November 2017), on waters once graced by eminent record-breakers such as Malcolm and his son Donald Campbell.

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Climb Every Mountain

The Lake District offers some of the most fantastic walks, rambles and hikes in the UK. Before heading out onto the fells read our quick guide – helping you make the most of your time exploring.

Forewarned is forearmed

So you have your walk in mind (excellent) but before heading out there double check the following..

Lake District Pet Friendly Holiday Guide

Here at Coppermines Lake Cottages, we welcome all creatures’ great and small in our pet-friendly holiday cottages. To make things easier we’ve pulled together a list of pet friendly walks, pubs and cottages – with all this in mind why not come and explore the Kennel Club’s No1 Outdoor Destination for dog friendly holidays.

Starry Starry Nights Here in The Lake District

With minimal light pollution, big open skies and dazzling starry displays the Lake District National Park enjoys some of the best stargazing opportunities in the UK.
The logic is simple enough, the clearer and darker the night sky the better the opportunity for stargazing.

Not seen your old friends in a while? Why not catch up over a weekend full of adventure in the Lake District?

Many of us are guilty of letting life whizz by, getting caught up in the day-to-day and putting those reunions we once promised at the bottom of the priority list.

“We’ll all meet up,” is said full of enthusiasm but the years go by and your interaction with old school / college / university friends becomes limited to social media.

UNESCO World Heritage Status #WeAreTheLakes

Have you heard the news?! The Lake District has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage Status!

World Heritage Status recognises the Lake District as a world renowned site of cultural interest. Seeing the area listed alongside the likes of the Taj Mahal, the Tower of London and the Great Barrier Reef (how very exciting).

Have a Swallows and Amazons Inspired Summer Holiday

Whether or not you’ve read Arthur Ransome’s books about the Swallows & Amazons (based here in Coniston), any holiday splashing around on rivers and lakes will most certainly bring out the adventurous child in you.