Welcome to the Good Life Cottage Company holiday blog!

Here you can keep up to date with all of the recent news and activities available in the Lake District area. We are always updating this section, so please check back for the latest information from our Holiday Bloggers!


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The Hidden Lake District

To those who’ve never been The Lake District is best represented by some of our more famous views, Ariel shots of Windermere, views from fell tops and iconic landscapes such as Borrowdale or the Langdale Pikes taken from the cattle grid at the top

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The Lake District Gym

Recently Cumbria Tourist board have launched a campaign called #theplacetobe which showcases some great reasons to visit our beautiful county, but I must say my favourite campaign poster has to be ‘Feel free to use the gym’. Exerc

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Mince Pies!

A Christmas staple this week, there are few things signalling the impending holiday season more than Mince Pies stacked high on supermarket shelves. But why buy when you can bake!, fresh Mince Pies are so much better than anything shop bought.

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Christmas Pudding Vodka

With 5 weeks to go until Christmas we’re all thinking of gift ideas, and how to give something to our friends and relatives that is just a little bit different (Ok so some members of my family will buy a bulk purchase of Quality Street and everyon

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Peanut Butter & Chocolate Cookies

I love Peanut Butter! In fact Peanut Butter & Chocolate are probably my favourite sweet combination. Here’s an adapted recipe from The Hummingbird Bakery ‘Home sweet home’ book which has proved very popular in our house.

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