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Heart of the Lakes News

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…


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…