Early May Bank Holiday weekend

This year seems to be positively rushing along: very soon, the Early May Bank Holiday weekend will be upon us. This Bank Holiday weekend actually begins on Friday, 29th April, with the actual May Bank Holiday itself falling on Monday, … Read More

Valentine’s Day romantic retreat in the Lake District

Have you every thought how nice it might be to make a breakaway as a couple? With just the two of you, you only need to consider the needs of each other as you gad about the Lake District. You can … Read More

May Day Bank Holiday weekend in the Lake District

We are now about midway through Spring and May Day is coming up to celebrate this wonderful season. Suitably enough, May Day in 2015 falls on 1st May, which during European pagan times celebrated the first day of Summer. Now … Read More

Postcards of the Lake District

The saying goes that a picture is worth a thousand words, and most postcards do this well. However, great picture postcards do not simply capture an image but go one step further: they encapsulate within the confines of a small … Read More

Day out on the buses

This morning saw me helping an elderly couple who wanted to visit the areas between Bowness-on-Windermere and Keswick. As they did not have private transport and the skies were a bright blue with every indication of good weather for the … Read More

Pretty villages in the Lake District

There are many towns, villages and hamlets in Cumbria, home of the English Lake District. My inspiration for today’s post comes from watching ‘Escape to the Country’ this afternoon. The presenter, Alistair Campbell, was helping a couple to find a … Read More