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Heart of the Lakes News

Forest Therapy in the Lake District

There’s something wonderfully mind mellowing about being in the great outdoors, tuning into the natural world around you, being present, and reconnecting with those things that really matter.…


A day in the Lakes & Dales with the Car

Explore two National Parks in one day! From your cottage in the Lake District you can enjoy a charming drive though winding country roads flanked by dry stone walls, hedges, fields, woodland and mountains. Dip into the Yorkshire Dales then back into …


How to enjoy a day in the Lakes when the rain is pouring

Whilst the Lake District receives its fair share of rain, it doesn’t need to dampen your holiday mood. Not only does the region have stunning landscape but it is packed full of fantastic attractions, museums, galleries, cinemas and activities to keep…


Enjoy the Lakes While the Sun is Out

How to make the most of a sunny day out in the Lake District. With white fluffy clouds and blue sky, here are our top tips on what to see and do, from adventure to culture, off the beaten path to iconic views read on to plan your ideal itinerary……


A day in the Lakes with the Car

If you want to explore some of the places more off the beaten track in the Lake District planning a day out by car will give you added freedom and flexibility.…


Enjoy a relaxing day in the Lake District

Are you looking for ideas to make your holiday in the Lake District relaxing and restorative? It can be tempting to fit in as much as possible, but why not slow the pace and do as much or little as you feel like for our suggestions below.…


Chosen by You - 7 Wonders of the Lake District

In May we launched our 7 Wonders of the Lake District campaign - a celebration of the region’s most amazing icons that continue to make us fall in love the Lakes, and indeed what helped the region to win World Heritage Status in 2017.…


Have Fun with Lake District Landscapes

Get wet. Climb high. Laugh. Take silly selfies. Experience. The famous Lake District landscape is made for letting go and having some fun.…