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The best family friendly Lake District holiday cottages for this May half-term

Fresh air for all the family, special attractions with lots of holiday events on to keep little ones occupied and a much-needed break from a busy term so far.  This is why you need to get away to a Lake District holiday cottage for May half-term. We have some great offers and fabulous cottages available from 24th May – 3rd of June and look forward to welcoming you.

Things to do in the Lakes this May half-term

North Lakes: 

  • Keswick Mountain Festival, 17th-19th May
  • Whinlatter Adventure Club, 29th to 31st May, £60
  • Wild Wednesday, Whinlatter Forest, 29th May, Free
  • Force Crag Mine Open Day, Keswick, 29th May, £6

Central Lakes:

  • Brathay Windermere Marathon, 19th May
  • Wild about Wray challenge, Wray Castle, 25th May
  • Try the epic Tree Top Adventure at Go Ape, Grizedale Forest, Hawkshead
  • Zog Activity Trail at Grizedale, £3
  • Canoeing with Path to Adventure, Coniston, £35, 26th May

South Lakes: 

  • Whit Bank Holiday Monday, Cartmel Racecourse, 27th May
  • Prom Art, Grange-Over-Sands, 26th – 27th May

West Lakes:

  • Festival of Fools at Muncaster Castle, 26th – 28th May
  • Magical Station Gardens, Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, 25th May – 2nd June

Julia Bradbury ‘Best Walks with a View’, Borrowdale

Enjoy the beautiful valley of Borrowdale this May and follow in the footsteps of Julia Bradbury’s ‘Best Walks with a View’ in Borrowdale route.  It’s a very family friendly route with lots of interesting features along the way to keep little legs going.


So much to look forward to this May and the Lakes looks as stunning as ever!

In the words of Alfred Wainwright;

Time is intended to be spent, not saved!

View our stunning cottages available for May Half Term here.