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Great Views around Windermere

Windermere in the Lake District is probably the most well known and at ten and half miles long and 219 feet deep it is England’s largest natural lake. It snakes through the heart of the Lake District National Park,…


Made in Cumbria ... Delivered to you.

The Lake District is one of the best foodie destinations in the UK with a fast growing reputation that is getting better day by day, but at this current time you can’t enjoy those Michelin star restaurants, micro-breweries, café’s or just a good old …


Practicing Mindfulness - 7 top tips!

The number one reason for visiting the Lake District is to take in the peaceful and inspiring scenery. And there’s no better place for ‘being present and fully focused in each moment’, which is what the practice of mindfulness is all about. Mindfulne…


Looking Out for Wildlife in the Garden

For many of us, our gardens, back yards and balconies have become our sanctuaries. Whilst many things are currently standing still, spring certainly is not one them! We can still enjoy wildlife from the comfort of our own homes by simply looking thro…


Sweet Treat Alternatives for Easter

Just because lots of us are avoiding gluten as well as steering clear of eating dairy, whilst also adhering to social distancing rules, it doesn’t mean that we can’t throw ourselves, heart and soul, into Easter this year.…


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…


Reach the Peaks from your Front Door

The fitness benefits of a puff-inducing mountain walk are without doubt. The gear is pretty great too. But, there’s the other benefits as well. These walks take focus, there’s varied terrain and adrenaline-pumping ridges, not to mention making sure y…


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…