The Cottage Weekend Breaks in Cumbria are suitable for everybody no matter what time of year and what you want to do. There is something for children of all ages to enjoy, there are quiet areas for those who are looking for a romantic getaway and there are plenty of natural trails for wildlife lovers and birdwatchers.
Before booking your Cottage Weekend Breaks in Cumbria you must first decide what you want from the getaway. If you are looking for lively activities including water sports, then staying close to one of the more popular lakes such as Windermere is a must. There you can take part in wind surfing, water skiing and a whole host of other water based activities. In the height of the summer these areas become crowed with families and young adults looking for entertainment during the school holidays.
If you are looking for something quieter then Cottage Weekend Breaks in Cumbria are also perfect for this. You just have to choose the area you stay in carefully. There are many holiday cottages for rent in small villages away from the hustle and bustle of the tourists. Alternatively you can chose to stay near the lakes out of summer season when there are fewer visitors. That way you can enjoy the beautiful scenery that the lakes offer but also enjoy the peace and quiet needs to spot wild life.
Whatever you decide you want to do while taking your short break in Cumbria there is an area perfectly suited to your needs. Cumbria isn’t just about the Lake District, although this is the most famous and most popular area of the county. Cumbria is mainly rural and there are many old mills to be explored, archaeological sites to see and several castles to enjoy. There are Forests and waterfalls for those who love to get back to nature, and there are quaint towns that retain their old world feel that are ideal places to buy local handicrafts.