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Holidays For Couples In Lake District Cottages

Date: 23rd September 2011
Filed under: Things To Do
Tagged: autumn breaks, lake district, self catering cottage, short breaks

The autumn is one of the best times for couples in the Lake District. These are the perfect months to take a peaceful break and to enjoy the unspoilt nature and beautiful scenery.

Away from the Crowds

The autumn still have sunny days and warm weather and is a good time for walks or for any outdoor activities. The summer holiday crowds are gone and the kids are back to school, which means that most of the time you can have the place to yourself. The end of the summer season also means that prices are lower, and you can find much cheaper rental cottages for couples in the Lake District. If you travel in the middle of the week, you can often get some excellent discounts this time of the year.

Things to Do

The Lake District is known as one of the most beautiful parts of the UK. Its scenery combines picturesque lakes with fells and peaks and the area is ideal for outdoor sports or for leisure activities. You can enjoy cycling, hiking or fishing, or you can take it easy and join short walks across the countryside or along rivers.

All the highest peaks in England can be found in the area, including Scafell Peak, the highest of all. One of the most stunning places to visit is Wastwater, England’s deepest lake. Wastwater is surrounded by dramatic mountains that provide many opportunities for climbing and hiking. Another destination worth visiting is Windermere, England’s biggest natural lake. The Cumbrian coast offers different scenery with its sand dunes and seaside towns. The area is also known for its historic attractions including Hadrian’s Wall from the Roman era as well as many historic houses and gardens.

Self catering Cottage Rentals

For many couples the best way to enjoy a weekend away is to rent a cottage. Lake District Cottages come in a variety of price ranges and there are options for all budgets. A typical cottage combines privacy with modern facilities and amenities. Many properties are located in charming small villages and enjoy comfortable surroundings and easy access to the outdoor attractions.

Some cottages are especially tailored for honeymoons or romantic breaks. If you are looking for the perfect holiday for couples in the Lake District, the autumn is a great time to rent a cottage for the weekend.