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Discover The Lake District

Discover The Lake District

This idyllic part of the country is the perfect place in which to get back to nature and lovers of the great outdoors have been drawn here for centuries to ramble and hike through the beautiful mountainous landscape. Climb upward through peaceful woodlands to admire the breath-taking views or take a cruise on the waters of the region’s many famous lakes.

With such inspirational scenery, it’s little wonder that the Lake District has so many literary connections. See if you can spot a ‘host of golden daffodils’ dancing in the lakeside breeze, like those described by the famous poet, William Wordsworth, whose name has become forever synonymous with the beauty of the area. You can also relive the charming tales of Peter Rabbit or Jemima Puddleduck with a visit to Hilltop, the home of legendary children’s author, Beatrix Potter.

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7th October 2019

The Ultimate Lake District Mountain & Fell Guide

From lakes, fells and waterfalls, to mountains, pastures and woodland, the Lake District is full of natural wonders visited...

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26th September 2019

Vegan-Friendly Michelin Star Restaurants in the UK

Calling all vegans! We have compiled a collection of some of the best vegan offerings from UK Michelin star...

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5th September 2019

6 of the best Lake District Dog Walks

There are many Lake District dog walks that you and your four-legged friend will love, and we have narrowed...

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Outdoor Activities
4 months ago

6 Best Walks in the Lake District

Prepare to be inspired to pull on those walking boots and explore some of the best walks in the...

Day Out Guides Sunrise
6 months ago

Where to see the Sunrise & Sunset during the Summer Solstice 2019

The 2019 Summer Solstice is almost upon us, giving the perfect reason to get out and experience some of...

Arts & Entertainment Daffodils
8 months ago

Springtime Daffodils in the Lake District

When we think of spring, we think of the beautiful flowers beginning to bloom, filling gardens with bright bursts...

Travel Tips
8 months ago

6 Last-minute Easter Cottages

The Easter Bank Holiday 2019 is fast approaching, and if you’re thinking about a cottage getaway, we still have...

Outdoor Activities
9 months ago

10 Best Spring Walks in Britain

We have officially entered into spring and can put winter behind us for another year (here’s hoping – we...

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