Self-catering getaways in the Lake District - Stay in Coniston, Lankashire
Coniston holiday cottages place you right in the beauty of the Lake District, so anyone seeking exceptional natural beauty will be in the right place. This village and civil parish is surrounded by dramatic hilly landscape. Coniston Lake, one of the longest in the Lake District, is within easy reach. As one might expect, many choose Coniston holiday homes as part of a walking holiday. With so much spectacular scenery, it is easy to see why. Coniston Old Man is the highest point in the historic county of Lancashire, offering some impressive views of the surrounding countryside. Aside from walking holidays, there are so many other reasons to stay in a holiday cottage in Coniston. There is plenty to do and see here besides. Below are some suggestions and recommendedations of what to do during any Coniston holiday.
Fun things to do whilst renting a Coniston holiday home
This is the place to be for outdoor sports and activities, especially hill-walking and rock-climbing. People who are very fit and active will find the trails sufficiently challenging, but there are also paths which cater to every ability. As is to be expected in the Lake District, watersports are also possible. Whether you're interested in canoeing, sailing or anything in between, there is plenty to keep you entertained. Sampling some watersports is a must for any stay in Coniston cottages or indeed anywhere in the Lake District. Back on land, horse-riding is a popular activity, as well. Above the idyllic Coniston Water is a lovely attraction. Brantwood, the former home of British artist and writer John Ruskin, will make for an enjoyable excursion. Guests get a feel for how Ruskin used to live, and will certainly come to understand why he lived in such an inspiring part of the Lake District. The John Ruskin Museum is also a good place for finding out even more.