Read our latest blog articles and find out about all the things to do during your Holgates cottage stay.

November 15, 2021

Whether you’re looking for somewhere to get together with the family for a festive retreat or somewhere to escape the post-Christmas chaos, cottage accommodation is hard to beat. UK winter cottage breaks are a perfect way to enjoy winter escapes…

July 12, 2021

What makes a true cottage? We all have a vision of the iconic British cottage but how do we define these inviting, homely buildings that have become an integral part of holidaying in this wonderful country? Let’s investigate…

May 27, 2021

With over 60 years of making great holidays behind us, our team at Holgates have developed a deep understanding of what makes living in the country so special. Postcard villages, breathtaking country scenery, and a plethora of local food and entertainment are just a few of the ingredients in this heady brew.

August 14, 2020

The Lake District is one of the most beautiful parts of the United Kingdom. From the stunning lakes that give it its name, through to scenic mountains and picturesque villages, it’s simply a wonderful place to visit. Whether it’s England’s tallest mountain, Scafell Pike or its longest lake, Windermere, there’s true variety in the Lake District.

August 6, 2020

Lancashire is synonymous with beautiful coastlines, tranquil villages, and miles of countryside. With famous landmarks such as Blackpool Tower, Lancaster Castle, and the Eric Morecambe Statue, there’s a great deal to see each time you visit.

July 10, 2020

If you’re looking to escape to somewhere with beautiful scenery and incredible walks, then the Silverdale & Arnside Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is waiting to welcome you. It’s the ideal place to bring your furry friends for a holiday too. Staying at dog friendly cottages in the lakes allows you to bring your pets with you, so they can join in your adventure.

July 9, 2020

All of the Holgates cottages are situated in the Silverdale and Arnside Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. As you’d expect from an area officially listed as beautiful, the surrounding countryside is absolutely stunning and just waiting to be explored. There are so many things to do in Silverdale & Arnside, and walking is one of the best ways you can discover even more about the area

April 15, 2020

The beautiful scenery of Silverdale, nearby Arnside and the surrounding areas are perfect to be explored by bike, connected by a series of quiet lanes which cut through the picturesque countryside. With stunning views such as the sands of Morecambe Bay and various wildlife and nature to discover, here are some of our favourite cycling routes in the Silverdale area.

April 15, 2020

Lancashire is home to some of the best coastline in the UK, particularly Morecambe Bay, where the landscape changes from limestone crags to saltmarshes, farmland and of course, the seaside towns such as Morecambe itself. A stroll by the coast is one of the best things to do during a visit to the area, or if you live locally, so we’ve rounded up some of our favourites.