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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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20th February 2020

The Best of UK Poetry Festivals 2020

World Poetry Day is upon us, and we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than to take...

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16th February 2020

14 Reasons to visit the Lake District this Easter

Looking for things to do this Easter? Easter is a great time of year to visit the Lake District...

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31st January 2020

9 Things You Didn’t Know About William Wordsworth

2020 marks the year of William Wordsworth’s 250th birthday. To celebrate this, we thought we’d commemorate the special occasion...

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2 months ago

6 Picturesque Pub Walks in the Lake District

Famed for its outdoor adventure and accompanying natural beauty, the Lake District is home to an abundance of pub...

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4 months ago

8 Last Minute Cottages to Rent for New Year

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Outdoor Activities
6 months ago

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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6 months ago

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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7 months ago

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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