Broadoaks Country House Blog

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Christmas Breaks In The Heart Of The Lakes

Category: Things To Do Date: 23rd November 2017

The Lake District is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country, pulling in around 18.5 million visitors a year.

However, many tourists choose to visit the area in the summer months, with the Lakes becoming synonymous with summer boat tours, ice cream trips and sunny (sometimes) hillwalking.

Many people, then, miss out on what the Lakes have to offer during the winter months. From Christmas markets to pantomimes, from boutique shopping to festivals, you can do it all within the heart of the Lake District.

Here, we’re going to give you a rundown of the best that the Lakes has to offer around Christmas and New Year.

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Romantic Walks In The Lake District

Category: Things To Do Date: 20th November 2017

We know many of our guests come here to escape from the ‘everyday’ and spend quality time together as a couple. With such beautiful surroundings, it seems unthinkable not to visit the Lake District without going on a walk so we’ve listed some walks that take in some breath-taking views but are also easy to follow…an important one as getting lost could spoil the romance!

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5 Reasons To Opt For A Winter Wonderland Wedding

Category: Wedding Tips Date: 16th November 2017

While a summer wedding is certainly a wonderful thing, many people simply do not consider a winter wedding. They are that little bit less common, but in fact, a winter wedding can be simply magical, as we have seen many times right here at Broadoaks.

To give you a little something to think about as we do head into the colder months, here at 5 reasons you should consider opting for a winter wonderland wedding.

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Why Choose an Exclusive Hire Venue for That Special Occasion?

Category: Wedding Tips Date: 9th November 2017

Whether it’s a wedding, birthday party or just a family gathering, choosing the venue is one of the most important decisions that you’ll have to make.

One thing that you’ll have to bear in mind is whether you’ll be getting the venue on an exclusive hire basis or not.

We’re going to take a look at exactly what ‘exclusive hire’ means and why it’s something you shouldn’t overlook for your next special event.

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Forever November Weddings

Category: Wedding Tips Date: 7th November 2017

Autumn. Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness; when the world turns red and gold, mornings are crisp and log fires mesmerise. Mulled wine and blazing fires bring welcome warmth to the reception and a firework fountain finale adds extra sparkle and drama to the close of the first day of the rest of your lives together.

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