Lakes Getaways – Holidays in the English Lake District


Cut a dash in a vintage car at Backbarrow
I just went to do some videoing of the river down at Backbarrow and whilst I was there I thought
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Walking Whitbarrow Scar
A walk to the Lord’s Seat
Whitbarrow is a hillnot far away from Fell View and Woodside . Designated a biological Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Take time out from shopping and indulge your sweet tooth
2 Sisters Café, Kendal I have to share with you a fabulous eatery in Kendal, so that the next time
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Laurel and Hardy Statue
A Recommended Day Trip near Cartmel
A great trip out from Cartmel but in fact any destination in the Lake District at the moment is a
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Stott Park Bobbin Mill
What your Great Grandfather may have done to survive as a child.
Child labour is hard to imagine in 21 Century Britain, but 100 years ago and certainly 150 years ago it
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What To Do With The Kids When It Rains in Newby Bridge
The Motor museum at Backbarrow  is a great family day out and ideal if the weather is not very good out
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Humphrey Head Beach
Scenic Cartmel to Holker Hall Bike Ride
Cartmel to Humphrey Head & Holker Hall  Cycle Ride This short ride has a bit of everything- the delights of
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A secret haven for wildlife in the Lakes
When you’re next in the Lakes you really must visit this very special Nature Reserve.  Hay Bridge Nature Reserve, Rusland
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Walking in crisp Autumn air, enjoying nature, fabulous colours. It’s the Lake District!
Grizedale Forest, (15 mins from Woodside and 30 mins from Fell View)  in the heart of the Lake District, offers
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Holker Hall Events
Holker Hall  owned by the Cavendish Family, is a few minutes from both of our cottages and has lovely gardens
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