Category Archives: Lake District Attractions

Cockermouth Midsummer Festival: Lake District self catering accommodation nearby

Cockermouth Midsummer Festival: Lake District eco-friendly, deluxe self catering cottage nearby.  The Cockermouth Midsummer festival is set to run from 17-26 June 2011, with a launch by the award winning writer and broadcaster Stuart Maconie (Adventures on the High Teas; Pies and … Continue reading

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Lake District Events diary 2011

Events, markets and festivals over 2011, near Low Hall Cottage, a beautiful, historic, 4-star, eco-friendly cottage in the English Lake District.  I will keep adding to this list as I come across things, so do visit again. 10-13 February Keswick Film … Continue reading

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sunshine and sheep

It is the end of February, and after a wet and windy day yesterday, today the sun shone all day, here at Low Hall holiday cottage. Here are some photographs from the garden, taken around 2pm today. The first primroses … Continue reading

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Owls again and the night sky

Driving home this evening, and halfway along our drive, on the fencepost on the right hand side, stood the barn owl.  I stopped the car; he was about three foot or less away from me, and slowly turned his head … Continue reading

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Spring is just around the corner

After all the wind and rain, the sun has come out today, and here at Low Hall, there are carpets of snowdrops everywhere.  Six mallards rose from the pond as I opened the garden gate, which was a very beautiful … Continue reading

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Keswick Jazz Festival

Jennings and Jazz combine at the Keswick Jazz Festival, which hosts 124 jazz events this year, in 16 different venues, providing a mecca for jazz musicians and enthusiasts from all over the world.  Music and mountains are an idyllic combination.. … Continue reading

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Malcolm Wilson Rally

The 36th Malcolm Wilson Car rally will start from Cockermouth on 5th March 2011.  I cannot pretend to be able to share any technical details, but even for non-motorsport enthusiasts, it is fun watching the cars set off from Cockermouth … Continue reading

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