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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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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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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 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 Cottages to take your breath away

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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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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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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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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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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Amazing Self Catering properties available for October Half Term 2013

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These stunning properties are still available for half term

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