The Lake District is famed for being one of the most enchanting places in the UK. What better place to celebrate the arrival of spring?

This part of Britain is particularly idyllic at this time of year when outdoor activities are coming back to life. The Lake District has inspired many poets and writers throughout history, including William Wordsworth, Beatrix Potter, and John Ruskin. All fell in love with the natural beauty of the region

Deciding which part of the Lake District to visit can be tricky, so why choose to stay at our cottage in 2024?

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Our holiday cottage is based in Grange-over-Sands, a charming town located on the edge of the Lake District National Park which boasts captivating views of Morecambe Bay and the surrounding fells. It’s an excellent place to stay if you want to be surrounded by some of the most beautiful landscapes in England. 

Stay at Lothlorien and you will be a stone’s throw from the Lakeland Fells, a series of mountain ranges, peaks, and hillsides spread across the Lake District.

The Lakeland Fells are home to some of the highest peaks in England, including Scafell Pike, which is the highest mountain in England, standing at 978 meters (3,209 feet) above sea level. Other notable peaks include Helvellyn, Skiddaw, and Coniston Old Man.

Grange-over-Sands is ideal if you’re looking for a quieter corner of the Lake District. 

Many people head to this part of the world to escape the rat race and enjoy a tranquil time with family or friends. Compared to many towns in the Lake District, Grange-over-Sands has a quieter, more laid back atmosphere. If you’re craving the peace and comfort of natural surroundings, it could be the ideal place for you.

It’s based in the South Lakes, an area which boasts some of the most wonderful landscapes in the Lake District, typified by rolling hills, rich green valleys, sparkling lakes and rugged mountains.

The area is scattered with historic sites and attractions, from ancient stone circles and historic houses, to picturesque villages like Hawkshead and Grasmere.

The renowned children’s author Beatrix Potter had strong connections to the South Lakes area. She lived in the region for much of her life and drew inspiration from its landscapes and wildlife for her beloved tales, such as “The Tale of Peter Rabbit.”

If you’re partial to Victorian charm, you’ll find that Grange-over-Sands has bundles of it. 

The town retains plenty of features from the era, including an elegant promenade, ornamental gardens and architecture. It’s the ideal place to visit after taking walks in the Lake District if you love historical buildings. 

Other attractions include the Cartmel Peninsula and the historic lido. Furthermore, the town hosts regular events and festivals throughout the year, showcasing local culture and heritage.

There’s no shortage of outdoor activities in this part of Cumbria. 

Since our cottage is dog-friendly, you’re welcome to bring your pooch along for all your adventures. The Lake District is a top destination for dog walkers. Not only does it have spectacular landscapes, there are plenty of vast open spaces and walking trails which furry friends will adore. 

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Although many of the trails are dog-friendly, it’s always a wise idea to check beforehand if there are any restrictions or guidelines in place for dogs in certain areas. 

Along with our cottage welcoming dogs, there’s many pet-friendly cafes and pubs throughout the region. You’ll find it extremely convenient for you and your pet to relax after a long day of exploring.

Along with dog walking, popular activities in this area include hiking, cycling, birdwatching and water sports. There are outdoor adventures for people of all ages.

Nearby is Windermere which is home to one of the deepest lakes in England. There are 18 islands on the lake, the largest of which is called Belle Isle (most of them are privately owned). 

Along with being a great place for boating, sailing, kayaking, and windsurfing, Windermere also offers opportunities for fishing and swimming.

This is a popular part of the Lake District The picturesque scenery surrounding Windermere attracts tourists from around the world. The area offers numerous walking trails, viewpoints, and attractions like historic houses, gardens, and museums. There’s also some of the best eateries in the district near our holiday cottage, including many Michelin-star restaurants. 

How to get here.

Grange-over-Sands is easily accessible by road and rail, making it a convenient base for exploring the wider Lake District region. It’s also within a short driving distance of popular attractions such as Windermere, Coniston Water, and Kendal. 

Lothlorian Holiday Cottage would love to welcome you in the months ahead. We believe Grange-over-Sands offers a perfect farrago of natural beauty, peaceful surroundings, and local charm. It’s the ultimate place for a relaxing getaway in the Lake District.

If you’re wondering where to stay in the Lake District, find out more about our accommodation. Or don’t hesitate to contact us for more information.

June 3rd
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Telephone: 07785944194