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

Fell Foot Park in afternoon sunshine

The bright afternoon sunshine made my mind up – Hubby, Zack and I were going for a walk at Fell Foot. Once the parkland gardens to a 17th century mansion house sadly demolished by its then owner, Oswald Henley, in … Read More

Enjoy a getaway in the Lakes this weekend

The Lake District is beautiful anytime of the year. Yes, like all other parts of the UK, we get all kinds of weather thrown at us, but this amazing landscape retains its innate splendour come rain or shine. The Lakes … Read More

Beatrix Potter’s 150th anniversary

Fans of Beatrix Potter the world over will have a great time visiting the authoress’s much loved Lake District this year. It is the 150th anniversary of her birth and the National Trust is putting on some special events in … Read More