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10 Reasons to Visit the Lake District in Autumn

Summer might be the most popular time to visit the Lake District, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only time you should head to the region – in fact, it might not even be the best time. We love the autumn in the Lake District, and there are plenty reasons we think you’ll love it, too. Here are 10 of the things that make autumn such a great time to visit the Lake District:
Autumn Colours

If you’re looking for spectacular scenery, the autumn might actually be the best time of year to visit. In the autumn months, the Lake District becomes ablaze with colour, with bright reds, oranges and yellows taking over from the greens of summer, making it one of the most spectacular times to […]

Autumn Offer at Herdwick Croft

Autumn is a special time of year in the Lake District. That’s why we highly recommend booking a stay with us this October; our scenic location is ideal for soaking up the breathtaking views of Bassenthwaite Lake and taking in the splendor of the surrounding forests and woods as they change from green to fiery shades of gold and red.

There’s also plenty of things to see and do during Autumn, such as visiting the local farm shops to stock up on seasonal goodies, enjoying a delicious pub lunch next to a roaring fire, and visiting the many attractions including¬†Beatrix Potter’s house and the Lakes Distillery tour. Click here to find out more about the local area. We’re dog friendly, so you can bring your four-legged […]

10 Great Family Days Out in the Lake District

The Lake District World Heritage site is one of the UK’s most popular tourist destinations, particularly with families, so it’s not surprising that there are so many different possibilities for family days out in the region. Whether it’s exploring the great outdoors or places to hide indoors from some temperamental weather, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to things to see and do. If you’re a little unsure where to begin, worry not, we’ve put together this brief guide to help you get started. Here are 10 great ideas for a family day out in the Lake District.
Lake Cruises

Whether it’s a steamer on Ullswater, or a Derwentwater cruise from the Keswick Launch, exploring the Lake District by water is a must for an unforgettable […]