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Heart of the Lakes News

Enjoy the ONLY whisky distillery in Lake District.

The Lakes Distillery is England’s largest and Cumbria’s only whisky distillery, recently voted as “one of the best new distilleries in the world” by Time Out New York.…


In and Around Coniston

In and Around Coniston --- Take time to visit Coniston while you’re in the Lake District. Coniston nestling between Coniston Water and the Coniston Fells owes it success to copper mining and slate quarrying.…


Discover what's outside the Lake District

Discover what's outside the Lake District ---- With all our perfectly placed properties based in the Heart of the Lakes, they are the perfect base to visit the historic Cumbria city of Carlisle and Hadrian’s Wall.…


Heart of the Lakes raises £250,000 to help repair eroded fell paths ...

Heart of the Lakes, Ambleside-based family business Heart of the Lakes reached the milestone after 22 years of fundraising for Fix the Fells.…


Costa Rica to Cape Horn on a bike?

Join us as we follow Kate Rawles on her dramatic solo adventure on her hand built bamboo bike.…


Why visit the Lake District ….

Where do we begin, the Lake District really does have something for everyone … Mountains, Lakes, Stunning Scenery, Culture, Castles, museums, Watersports, Spas and great entertainment.…


Heart of the Lakes at the NEW Headline sponsor for Festival of the Fells

Heart of the Lakes has joined forces with Ambleside Together as headline sponsor for next year’s Festival of the Fells. Heart of the Lakes, will help the local organisers fund the event which was a big hit when it was staged for the first time in Sep…


5 of the best walks in Ambleside, Windermere & Grasmere …

We have pulled together 5 of the best walks in Ambleside, Windermere & Grasmere, they cover all walking abilities.…