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Touring the Lake District National Park

Have you ever leafed through glossy vacation magazines and travel guides about the Lake District National Park and said to yourself, “Oh! I’d love to visit that place?” Or perhaps read an article in the newspapers about some fascinating historical … Read More

Dickensian Festival Ulverston

Christmas events in the Lakes

Who doesn’t like Christmassy events? There’s all that nostalgia of picture postcard scenes to enjoy in real life – even if only for a day or two. Christmas and New Year will arrive in a month’s time, with events to … Read More

Autumn Offer: Stay 7 nights, get an 8th night FREE!

Autumn’s here! Sunlight glancing off our window panes. Multiple raindrops a-glisten upon spattered glass. The refreshing coolness of autumnal breezes rustling in bushes, blowing through shushing leaves as they bow earthwards. A brilliant rainbow lordly presiding over immense Lake-rimmed, mountain-edged … Read More

What’s happening in the Lakes over the next few weeks?

What’s happening in the Lakes over the next weeks for visitors to enjoy? Aside, that is, from the usual fabulous things to see and do in the Lake District National Park? Here are a few activity and event options to … Read More

Facebook Special Offer for February and March

The Lake District is a great place for visiting year round. In February and March, with days lengthening perceptibly, might thoughts turn to exploring this beautiful part of the world? We are offering on our Facebook Page DISCOUNTED RATES for … Read More

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

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

February break in the Lakes: what to see and do?

Our butcher delivered our order today and exclaimed, ‘Everyone is back to work, and we are so busy!’ It’s true: those guest houses, eateries, and attractions that had taken a rest over the past eight weeks are now open with … Read More

Beatrix Potter country

One of the best known denizens of the Lake District was Beatrix Potter. The author of the Peter Rabbit stories, her tales are well-loved by children all over the world. In particular, there seems to be a huge Japanese following, … Read More