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Banish the Winter Blues

Banish the Winter Blues   The Lake District may once have been regarded as a summer destination, but this certainly isn’t the case anymore! There’s never been a better time to take a well-deserved break in the Lakes – here are just some of the reasons you should! Wrapping up warm for a walk on […]

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Autumn has arrived

It seems that one minute you’re eating ice cream and trying to keep your flip-flops on, and the next, the leaves are turning, the hedgerows are ripe with berries and the first wood smoke is spotted curling from chimneys. That’s right: autumn has arrived! Autumn is a fabulous time to be in the Lakes. The […]

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The Lake District World Heritage Site

The Lake District World Heritage Site We love to share the beauty of the Lake District, so we are delighted with this weekend’s news that the importance of the National Park has been recognised internationally.  On Sunday, it was announced that The Lake District would join the likes of the Great Barrier Reef, the Taj […]

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On Our Doorstep ……Waterhead Pier

Just 15 minute stroll from the Lakelands, on a corner site at the head of Windermere, with views across the lake, towards the mountains of the Lake District, Waterhead has a Prime position. Windermere Lake ends a mile short of Ambleside at Waterhead, and can come as a shock to boat passengers expecting to be […]

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‘BLOOMING lovely’

‘BLOOMING lovely’ is the only way to describe the fantastic spread of bluebells to be found at some of Cumbria Wildlife Trust’s nature reserves this spring As the natural world awakens from an unpredictable and challenging winter, it is a great time to step out onto the sapphire speckled woodland floor and revel in this […]

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Spring’s finally here and that means just one thing – Easter is almost upon us!

Springtime is a wonderful time to visit the Lake District. As the natural world reawakens after the winter, the Lake District comes alive with a host of activities that the whole family can enjoy. Springtime is synonymous with lambs and this is evident all over Cumbria. One of the first things you should do on […]

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Lake District walks with tearooms….

Lake District walks with tearooms…. What could be more relaxing on a visit to the Lake District than a scenic walk followed by lunch or a traditional cream tea in an enchanting tearoom?! Taking the weight off your feet, and enjoying scones, jam and cream within picturesque surroundings – it’s our idea of heaven! Here […]

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Lake District Festivals 2017 – If you are still trying to decide on your summer holidays….. let us inspire you.

  Where do we begin, the Lake District really does have something for everyone … Mountains, Lakes, Stunning Scenery, Culture, Castles, museums, Watersports, Spas and great entertainment, and lots of special events throughout the year. The Lake District’s events calendar is full of festivals, shows and gatherings, from traditional Lakeland farming events to weekends for […]

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February Half Term ….. Plenty of events for all the family

February Half Term, Plenty to see and do…… come and see for yourself. What you can’t guarantee though is the Lake District weather! It can be tricky keeping kids entertained when the weather is bad and dragging them up a rain lashed mountain is not going to endear them to the great outdoors! 19th February […]

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November in the Lake District

November in The Lake District While the temperature may be on the downward spiral, the Lake District is still the place to be in winter. Cumbria is a magnet for those seeking outdoor winter activities and then there are the usual top Lakes attractions and family activities in the Lake District. But, as well, there […]

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