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Relaxation Through Yoga

“Yoga is not about touching your toes. It is about what you learn on the way down”. The ancient practice of yoga has been enjoyed for centuries as a way of connecting our physical and spiritual wellbeing. The benefits are enormous, from relieving mu…


Hop to it and have your own Peter Rabbit adventure

The Lake District hits the cinema screen once again with the sequel, Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway. Gather your own mischievous gang and get ready for a magical Peter Rabbit adventure. Here we bring you five of the best locations across the Lake Distr…


The 8 Best Gardens to Visit in the Lake District

For centuries our gardens have been a place to escape. A place to lose ourselves, in trimming hedges, planting bulbs or reading a book; spaces of tranquility to relax and unwind. When the weather is good, we play, entertain and socialise in them too.…


Why Derwentwater is your Favourite Water in the Lake District

The final vote is in. There were two big guns in our Facebook ‘Favourite Lake, Mere, Water’ vote. The final became south vs north contest, with Windermere up against Derwentwater. Known as the ‘Queen of the Lakes’, Derwentwater takes the title of you…


Top Tail-Wagging Walks in the Lakes District

We love our dogs so much and what better way to show them our appreciation than taking them on a walkies holiday in the Lake District. Swap your local park for the open felltops, glorious rivers and lakes and the endless trails, here in the Lake Dist…


2020 Festivals in the Lake District

From field-fillers and beer-swillers to whole-town Swing takeovers, here’s the line-up for the sell-out festivals in the Lake District for 2020.…


Heart of the Lakes top UK Cottage Holiday Company

The public votes are in for the top three UK Holiday Companies. Announced on Wednesday 27 November at the prestigious British Travel Awards 2019, Heart of the Lakes took Silver in the Best UK Cottage Holiday Company (Northern) category.…


Fellscapes Q&A - Supercharge your mind, body and soul

We caught up with Oakley and Chelsea about the exciting Lake District retreat designed to improve your mental and physical wellbeing. From fell walks and restorative wild swims, to yoga sessions by the Lake and guided meditation. Discover how you …