7 Reasons to Visit the Lake District this Winter

Whether you're thinking of spending Christmas in the Lake District, or just want to pay a visit to the World Heritage Site at a quieter time of year, you'll find there's plenty to keep you occupied even in the coldest months. In fact, winter is a great time to the visit the Lake District! There truly isn't a bad time to explore the region, but the softer light, crisper air and unique seasonal events actually make this time of year extra special. Here are 7 great reasons to take a winter trip to the Lake District. Stunning Sunrises and Sunsets The reduced hours of daylight are usually a drawback to the season when it comes to the Lake District, given the restriction they can put [...]


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 just some 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 [...]


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 [...]

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