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Kayak Tours on Ullswater. Double ( Tandem ) Sea Kayaks used to ensure maximum comfort, dryness & stability. Morning, Afternoon & Evening trips available.

Hi, We’re Laik.

We make and manage super-stylish holiday homes in some of our favourite spots in the Lake District.

Local, flexible and friendly. We go that bit extra with our homes and our hospitality to make sure your guests’ stay in The Lakes turns out just perfect.

We work differently to most, creating guest experiences that get rave reviews time and again, and gaining us a loyal band of Lake District property owners who wouldn’t work with anyone else.

Great customer reviews
95% of our stays have gained 5* reviews, and we get regular repeat bookings for our holiday lets.

Proper customer service
We know what our guests like, want and need in their holiday home, and we’ll help you provide it.

Flexible booking
The way we work and the software we use means we can fill vacancies more quickly, more often and for the best possible price.

Design that sells
A warm welcome, a bottle of prosecco, detailed local advice and anything else your guests need for their stay.

Marketing that works
Standout photography, professionally presented listings, multiple platforms and targeted ads – we know how to get things booked.

Arranging unforgetable journeys and time with others.

Glamping business on the shores of Lake Windermere and Lake Coniston offering indoor comforts and outdoor adventures.
With Yurts, a GeoDome and Berber cabin, some of which are pet friendly – you will be able to enjoy the best of the lakes from your bedroom in the woods.


1.Guided hikes in the Lake Distict
2. Yoga workshops and classes
3. Yoga weekend breaks
4. Pre wedding yoga

Mountain Explorer – Helping you explore high places through individual and small-group guided walks and mountain photography courses.

Established for more than 25 years, Lakeland Hideaways offers a selection of over 60 holiday cottages across the southern half of the Lake District. Based in the charming village of Hawskhead, cottages can sleep up to as many as 12 guests, and are located close by to some of the National Park’s most beautiful lakes, including Lake Windermere and Coniston Water.

Fantastic Kendal is Kendal’s very own independent Local and Visitor Information Centre.

Opening in September 2018, the new centre is disabled friendly with a wide door and ramp and plenty of free space inside. Run by volunteers who are passionate about Kendal, Fantastic Kendal is the place to visit to purchase Kendal goodies and discover information about what’s on in the local area, they even have a small area to keep younger children occupied.

PR company specialising in promoting business in the travel, hospitality and lifestyle sectors.

Cumbria Blue Badge Guide and Westminster City Guide who helps guests experience Cumbria through Guided Tours. Locally born and studied Agriculture and Tourism before training to be a Guide and owning the Kendal Hostel. Great reviews.