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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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To find out more about some of the locations we offer log cabin holidays and lodges why not check out the individual guides we have put together. From more information about the Lake District, to as far down as the South West and Cornwall you should find something or a place you can visit while enjoying one of our log cabin breaks

Lodge Holidays in Cumbria and the Lake District

Located in the northwest of England and bordered by the Irish Sea on the west, by Lancashire and North Yorkshire in the south and by County Durham and Northumberland in the east. The preponderance of lakes and mountains make the region a nature lovers paradise and the multitude of lakes is the reason the area is most often referred to as The Lakes Region. Read more……..

Log Cabin Homes in the North of England

The North of England can be considered to be comprised of six ancient counties each with its own unique attractions. These are the counties of Cumbria (which includes the magnificent national park of the Lake District), Northumberland, Durham, Lancashire, Vale of York and Yorkshire (Dales and Coast). Read more……..


Holiday Lodges in Cumbria

Located in the northwest of England and bordered by the Irish Sea on the west, by Lancashire and North Yorkshire in the south and by County Durham and Northumberland in the east. The preponderance of lakes and mountains make the region a nature lovers paradise and the multitude of lakes is the reason the area is most often referred to as The Lakes Region. Every imaginable nature lovers delight is available in the area including camping, Read more…….


Luxury Lodges in Northumberland

Bordered by the North Sea the area boasts 103 kilometres of unparalleled, magnificent coastline. The border between England and Scotland runs through Northumberland and as such the area is rich in history, particularly with war monuments, stories and landmarks of battles waged between the two nations. The area is sparsely populated and many of the legendary moors of England are located in the area. Northumberland also has an abundance of castles; Read more…….

Log Cabin Breaks in the North West

The county of Lancashire is bordered by Cumberland, Westmorland, Yorkshire and Cheshire and is the major commercial and industrial area of Britain. The area is known for sports and music both which abound in the streets and in the stadiums and concert halls. The Beatles, Hermans Hermits, The Hollies and Frankie Vaughn all hail from this county. Sporting enterprises of note include football, rugby league, archery, wrestling and cricket. Blackpool in Lancashire is a favorite holiday spot of the British and is a hive of bustle and activity during the summer months. Read more…….

Durham

Durham lies to the south of Newcastle Upon Tyne, Chester-le-Street and Sunderland and to the north of Darlington. The county is the home of the famous Norman Cathedral on the River Wear, which is one of the most extraordinary and majestic castles in all of Europe. Durham is one of the oldest settlements in the world dating back to 2000BC; the area is a wealth of ancient castles, churches, streets, saints and lore. In fact in the city centre of Durham things still look much the same as they did 200 years ago. In part because the whole city is designated a conservation area. In addition to the Cathedral and Castle, Durham contains over 630 historical and protected buildings, 569 of which are located within the city centre conservation area.

Vale of York

The agricultural heart of England the Vale of York offers fresh produce and a simpler lifestyle complemented by beautiful countryside and such health and outdoorsy pursuits as horse riding and biking. The City of York is the largest in the county and tends to dominate the vale economically. York is a centre for tourism, retail, commerce, food and entertainment. The city is also home to the University of York and its associated science park.

Yorkshire Dales

The Yorkshire Dales for the most part consist of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, created in 1954, one of the fifteen National parks of Britain. The park is 50 kilometres north east of Manchester; Leeds and Bradford lie to the south, while Kendal is to the west and Darlington to the east. The National Park itself spans an area of 1,770 square kilometres marked by stone houses that identify the region to an international audience. Some of the highlights of the park include: Bolton Castle, Cautley Spout waterfall, Gaping Gill, Hardraw Force, Horton in Ribblesdale, Settle and Carlisle Railway and the Yorkshire three peaks.

Yorkshire Coast

For a seaside holiday the Yorkshire coast is one of the most magnificent on the globe. The variegated coastline offers sunbathing and swimming beaches as well as niches of marine discovery and waterside treks. Bridlington’s golden beach stretches as far as the eye can see or one can trek to Flamborough Head where the foaming waves crash against the towering cliffs. Of course the seasonal retreat that is the Yorkshire Coast offers every pleasure on the water as well including fishing, diving, swimming, snorkeling and boating.

East of England

The charm and character of the Cambridge university town and landscape is echoed throughout the East of England region. The area, being immediately north of London is easily accessible to all modes of transport. The region covers 11,876 square kilometres which span approximately 175 kilometres from north to south and 174 kilometres from east to west. The countryside is predominately a low lying and open area of gentle landscapes – from flat fens to chalk downland, heathland, man-made waterways, forest and ancient woodland. Picturesque villages dot the sandy and cliff lined coastline which covers 402 kilometres from The Wash to the famous River Thames.

Cambridgeshire

The Cambridgeshire county borders Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the northeast, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west. Because it is sheltered somewhat, most areas of Cambridgeshire experience less precipitation than the rest of England and slightly more moderate temperatures. Famous for its market towns the county is a favorite among tourists wishing to experience a fresh taste of England in a rural setting not far from the hustle and bustle.

Essex

The county of Essex was established in antiquity and formed the eastern portion of the Kingdom of Essex. Areas of Essex situated close to London are part of the Metropolitan Green Belt, which prohibits development. Over 14,000 buildings in the county have heritage building status and approximately 1000 of those are recognised as of Grade one or grade two importance. The buildings range from the 7th century Saxon church of St Peter-on-the-Wall, to the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club which was the United Kingdom’s entry in the “International Exhibition of Modern Architecture” held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City in 1932. The county is thus a wonderful location for those interested in architecture and history.

Lincolnshire

The county of Lincolnshire is primarily rural landscape with small towns and villages accentuating the countryside from time to time. The majority of tourism in Lincolnshire occurs along the coastal towns to the east of the Lincolnshire Wolds where many travelers enjoy cycling and walking opportunities along the flattish landscape. Skegness is a popular holiday spot for locals and Londoners alike. The county also has popular market towns which have important historic links. The county is also known for its birdlife and seal colonies.

Norfolk

Norfolk is a popular tourist destination and has several major holiday attractions including a number of amusement parks and zoos. There is a plethora of seaside resorts in the well populated county, including some of Britain’s best beaches. Norfolk has become popular for the areas known as the Broads and its unequivocal natural beauty. Bird sanctuaries dot the coast as do historical buildings and monuments. Of course the Queen’s residence at Sandringham House in Sandringham, Norfolk provides a year round tourist attraction

Suffolk

The county of Suffolk borders with Norfolk to the north, Cambridgeshire to the west and Essex to the south. The North Sea lies to the east. The area is most popular for its natural beauty and archaeological richness. With significant archaeological finds covering all of the Ages (stone, bronze and iron) and a variety of tools and instruments discovered within the county borders. The town of Newmarket in Suffolk is the headquarters of British horseracing and home to the largest cluster of training yards in the country as well as many important horse racing organisations.