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Discover The Lake District

Discover The Lake District

This idyllic part of the country is the perfect place in which to get back to nature and lovers of the great outdoors have been drawn here for centuries to ramble and hike through the beautiful mountainous landscape. Climb upward through peaceful woodlands to admire the breath-taking views or take a cruise on the waters of the region’s many famous lakes.

With such inspirational scenery, it’s little wonder that the Lake District has so many literary connections. See if you can spot a ‘host of golden daffodils’ dancing in the lakeside breeze, like those described by the famous poet, William Wordsworth, whose name has become forever synonymous with the beauty of the area. You can also relive the charming tales of Peter Rabbit or Jemima Puddleduck with a visit to Hilltop, the home of legendary children’s author, Beatrix Potter.

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8th January 2018

Go Active for 2018

Want to enter 2018 feeling calm, collected and revitalised? After all the excess and over-indulgence of the festive period...

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6th July 2017

Best Holiday Spots for Book Lovers

To celebrate World Book Day, Sykes Cottages are bringing you some of the best literary sites that the UK...

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15th June 2017

#DiscovertheLakes Snap and Win Competition

Fancy winning yourself a bundle of fantastic goodies from the Lake District? Our focus here at Sykes Cottages this month...

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10 months ago

5 Pet-Friendly Cafés in the Lake District

The Lake District is the ideal holiday destination for a pet-friendly getaway. With its breath-taking landscape and magnificent National...

Travel Tips
10 months ago

Exploring the Lakes of the Lake District

The Lake District comprises of 16 bodies of water, along with many fells and tarns. But did you know...

Travel Tips
10 months ago

Fascinating Facts about the Lake District

The Lake District is one of the most scenic and popular tourism spots in the UK and it’s not...

10 months ago

6 Family Friendly Picnic Spots in the Lake District

The Lake District National Park is an area of mesmerising beauty and has unsurprisingly provided inspiration for many world-renowned authors...

Outdoor Activities
10 months ago

The Ultimate Lake District Mountain & Fell Guide

The Lake District National Park is a popular destination for those seeking to test themselves on the region’s range...

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Why jet off to sunnier climes when there are plenty of picturesque and fascinating destinations to explore much closer to home? Discover the best holiday locations Great Britain & Ireland have to offer with Sykes Cottages.

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