Cycling with kids in the Lake District

Discover family cycling adventures in the Lake District with Cycle Sprog! Based in Kendal, they’re your expert guides to the best bike rides for all ages. Over the years, Cycle Sprog has learnt which routes are brilliant for a family day out and which are a little too hilly, long or busy for riding with […]

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Easter Lake District Must-Do Activities 2024

Get ready for an exciting Easter in the Lake District with our curated list of must-do activities. From scenic trails to exciting egg hunts, we’ve got your holiday covered. Check out the top picks for a memorable Easter break in this beautiful region!   Join the Fun with Peter Rabbit! The party, lasting around 60 […]

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Spice up your Valentine’s with something different this February!

Tired of the same old Valentine’s Day routine? Shake things up this February with a dose of excitement! Forget the usual dinner dates and movie nights – we’re diving into fresh, fun, and offbeat activities that will make this Valentine’s Day one to remember. With recommendations of properties for two nearby – this blog is […]

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Life at Herdwick HQ

Welcome to the heart and soul of our operation – the Herdwick Cottages office. This blog is all about the behind-the-scenes of our company and where we have come from! You will get to know a bit about who we all are and what we do as part of the team. One of our main […]

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Fascinating Facts about The Lake District!

As Autumn approaches and the days grow shorter, we thought it would be the perfect time to share some interesting facts about The Lake District with you. From hidden gems to historical facts, I have picked things that most people may not know… But the question is, Do you?   There is only one Lake […]

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Don’t miss out this Autumn & Winter

The Lake District is not just for Summer… we still have a calendar packed full of exciting events for the year as 2024 gets closer. In addition to the traditional Christmas markets and celebrations – various carnivals, exhibitions, and agricultural shows are taking place in the Lakes. I have hand-picked 11 great events that are […]

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The Lake District on Foot!

Welcome to our guide to the best Lake District hikes. Whether you’re a seasoned hiker or planning a fun family day out, we’ve curated eight trails for all abilities. From peaceful strolls to challenging treks, each offers a unique way to explore this breathtaking region on foot, some of these routes are great biking trails […]

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7 Reasons to visit the Lake District

Planning your next holiday? The Lake District should be at the top of your list! Famous for its lakes, mountains, and forests, it’s an ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts and peace seekers alike. This blog outlines seven reasons why you should visit the Lakes this year! Whether you are a seasoned hiker looking for your […]

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Quirky and Unusual Holiday Accommodation in the Lake District

Looking for something a bit different for your Lake District holiday or short break? The Lake District has a rapidly growing trend for unique and quirky holidays and short breaks. Couples and families work extremely hard throughout the year and want something a little bit different when it comes to planning their precious-little holiday time […]

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