Tag Archives: Cockermouth

Nature notes

Nature notes from Low Hall Lake District country cottage, which is a real wildlife haven just now. It is just a week before Easter, and spring is here.  Last weekend we saw a hare run across the cottage lawn, following … Continue reading

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sunshine, showers, sheep and flowers

The weather has been very changeable.  After strong winds and heavy rain, everything looks washed new, bright and fresh. The sunshine today was so warm and full of spring, I found myself outside with the camera again.  All the daffodils … Continue reading

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Daffodil Breaks at Low Hall Cottage

Enjoy the daffodils at Low Hall this spring. The weeks beginning 18th March, 25 March and 1st April are available at just £390.  That’s £65 per person for a party of six, for a weeks holiday in the spring in the … 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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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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