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Yurts Lake District

Yurts - Lake District. Experience the magic of a Lake District Yurt Holiday at one of these stunning locations in Cumbria. From Glamping to Eco Friendly Rural Retreats. Yurts throughout the whole of Cumbria not just the Lake District.

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Late Availability May Half Term 2015

These properties are ALL Dog Friendly and suitable for families. Available for May 2015 Whitsun Holiday

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Kendal in Cumbria

The market town of Kendal in Cumbria is steeped in history and retains old-world-charm despite being one of the best if not the best places for retail shopping in Cumbria.

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Idyllic Cottages in West Cumbria

Idyllic Cottages in West Cumbria. Holiday in this wonderful, unspoilt, corner of the English Lake District.

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Tearoom Cumbria

Looking for an extra special cafe or tea room? Cumbria has some wonderful little spots just waiting for you to discover. Many of them serving organic and gluten free menus.

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Tranquil Lodges Cumbria

Lodges Cumbria. Wooden self-catering lodges available for holiday rent Cumbria.

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Independent Hostels in the Lake District and Cumbria

Fantastic selection of Independentally run Hostels in the Lake District and Cumbria. Cheap accommodation that is suitable for families as well as groups and individual bookings

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Lake District Self Catering between Kendal and Windermere

Lake District Self Catering cottages in the pretty valleys between Kendal and Windermere

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Sedbergh Holiday Cottages - Sedbergh is a pretty market town on the edge of Cumbria close to the Howgill Fells and also the Yorkshire Dales. Sedbergh's reputation for good book shops is putting it on the map as England's Book Town

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Youth Hostel Lake District

Youth Hostel - Lake District hostels can be used by everyone. Photographs and details of all Cumbria Youth Hostels. A fantastic opportunity to stay in a remote shepherd bothy or live it up in an old Cumbrian mansion.

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October Half Term 2014 Holiday Cottages Lake District

These fantastic hand picked cottages have been chosen for their high quality furnishings and outstanding locations. Each large enough to take two families or a large extended family

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Coniston

Coniston is a traditional Lake District village with fantastic walking and boating, really good cafes and home brewed beers. With strong links to Ruskin, Campbell, Arthur Ransome and Beatrix Potter

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Lake District Camping Barns

Fantastic collection of Lake District Camping Barns, Bunk House and Privately run Hostels. These 'stone tent' facilities, in stunning locations are ideal for self-caters who want to get off the beaten tourist track. Mainly located on working farms these converted Cumbria barns are proving to be a popular eco-fiendly camping alternative.

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Lake District Cottages to take your breath away

Amazing Lake District Cottages to take your breath away. Carefully selected cottages : Choose by area or by category: Dog Friendly; Child Friendly; Ground Floor; Lake Access; Large Groups.

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Cottages in the Eden Valley

A carefully chosen selection of cottages in the Eden Valley, South Tyne Valley and Northern Pennines of Cumbria

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Self Catering Ullswater

Hand-chosen self catering Ullswater cottages. Cottages with Lake Ullswater views, barn conversions and walk from the door opportunities.

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Cottage - Bassenthwaite

Stay in a tranquil cottage. Bassenthwaite is slightly off the beaten track allowing you to enjoy all the splendour of the Lake District from one of the quieter corners.

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Wigwam - Holidays

Wigwam Wooden Tent Camping in Cumbria. Totally fun a kind of Camping Den - perfect for the often unpredictable Lake District weather - enjoy all the freedom of camping without the fuss of putting up your tent.

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Coniston Walks

Coniston Walks provide some of the best fell walking in Cumbria. Criss-crossed with paths the Coniston Fells are ideal for families with younger walkers as well as experienced walkers who can add extensions to old favourites when the weather is perfect.

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Spring Bank Holiday Cottages Dog Friendly

Fancy a fabulous break in England's beautiful Lake District that is dog friendly? We've found these lovely places that are all available for Spring Bank Holiday 2014

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Late Availability Self Catering Cottages for the Easter Holiday 2014

These self catering cottages are spectacular and amazingly still available for the Easter Holiday 2014

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Discover why the pretty south Cumbrian village of Brigsteer could be just the place for your last minute Easter holiday.

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Osprey Watch

Two fantastic Osprey Watch viewpoints, nr. Keswick in Cumbria. Returning to the Lake District after 150 years the Osprey now fish in Bassenthwaite Lake and nest in one of England's last mountian forests.

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Holiday Tipi - Cumbria

Add a unique charm to camping in the Lake District and rent a holiday tipi. Perfect for getting that 'feel good' factor from living outdoors, without a groan from those who like their creature comforts

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Pod Camping - Lake District

Try this innovative alternative tent camping. Pod Camping gives you all the freedom of camping without any of the hassle. Read more about this 21century camping.

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Caravan Cumbria

Looking for the perfect place to caravan? Cumbria has some wonderful sites to chose from. Read more about Discover Cumbria's favourite Caravan Sites in Cumbria

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Adult Only Caravan Sites - Cumbria

Adult only caravan sites in Cumbria. Enjoy the tranquillity of camping in the beautiful English Lake District, without being disturbed by someone else's kids! These sites in Cumbria are beautifully maintained and are exclusively for adults.

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Valentines Day 2014

We love these cottages in beautiful Cumbria, which all have a 'special something' making them the perfect place to spend Valentines Day 2014

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Windermere Cumbria

Windermere Cumbria. Lake Windermere is not only the largest Lake in Cumbria but in the whole of England too. Find about Windermere village, with its Cumbrian charm, plus an easy walk with panoramic views and great places to stay and eat.

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Scenic low level walk almost all on the flat with ice-creams available too!

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Cumbria Walks

Cumbria Walks of all lengths and for all levels of fitness. Choose from stunning shorter walks to all day hikes. Find out today's Cumbria weather forecast.

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Dr Who Cookies

Easy instructions of how to make Dr Who Cookies using Lakeland Cookie Cutters

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The Most Romantic Christmas Gift

The Ultimate Romantic Xmas Gift! Imagine receiving a stay at one of these romantic cottages over Valentines Day? This perfect present not only solves your Xmas gift dilemma but gives you a very romantic Valentines Day too!

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Buttermere

Idyllic Buttermere - surely one of the most picturesque corners of the world

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Teenagers and Adrenalin lovers should definitely put the Honister Via Ferrata on their Lake District Bucket List!

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Don't Panic! These fantastic properties are still available for October Half Term 2013

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Amazing Self Catering properties available for October Half Term 2013

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Cottages in Keswick

An amazing selection of self-catering cottages in Keswick; some very luxurious, some retreats & with outstanding views too

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Cottages Large Groups

Looking for a slightly larger cottage in beautiful Cumbria? Our largest property sleeps and dines up to 16

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These stunning properties are still available for half term

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Cumbria Hawkshead

Cumbria Hawkshead. A very pretty village with links to Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter - the traffic free center makes Hawkshead even more pleasant to stroll around.

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Find the perfect Holiday Cottage in Grasmere

Choose the perfect Holiday Cottage in Grasmere and the surrounding villages, from our hand-picked selection

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Southern Cumbria - Self Catering Cottages

Southern Cumbria Self Catering Cottages - This pretty area of southern Cumbria is home of the famous Cartmel Priory and Cartmel Sticky Toffee Pudding shop

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