October is looking good in the Lakes. The trees are just beginning to turn, and we have weeks of glorious colour to look forward to.
Weekends here are still very busy, but today feels much more quiet than recent Mondays. Now could be a good time to fit in an autumn visit. We can't offer you any accommodation at Brockstone Cottage until November, but there are lots of lovely places out there still available.
If the weather should turn wet, there is always lots to enjoy at Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth museum.
If you're sitting at home dreaming about the Lakes here's some recommended reading to enjoy- my choice of some of the best Lake District books.
For a biography of Wordsworth, I'm a fan of Hunter Davies. Always slightly controversial, never dull.
Here's the book - good for settling down with on an autumn night.
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