10 of the best Romantic boltholes in the Lake District, Cumbria

The Lake District, Cumbria is renowned for its wild and emotive scenery, providing the perfect place for Valentine’s Day or a romantic break any time of year. From luxurious hotels with state of the art spas to cosy cottages just for two, visitors can find the perfect romantic retreat to relax, unwind, and enjoy some… Read more »

Where to stargaze in the Lake District, Cumbria

Winter is the perfect time to wrap up warm and head outdoors for a night time adventure and see the night sky in all its glory. Look up to the sky and see amazing constellations of stars, planets and galaxies – and if you;re lucky enough – the Northern Lights or a shooting star. Here… Read more »

Need a New Year’s Resolution?

Look no further than the Lake District, Cumbria for inspiration. Are you looking for a new challenge in 2017? Perhaps you want to conquer new heights on an iconic Lakeland mountain, switch off with a meditation break, or take part in the ultimate outdoor challenge event? The Lake District, Cumbria is the perfect place to… Read more »

10 reasons to visit The Lake District, Cumbria this winter

The Lake District, Cumbria now boasts the highest concentration of Michelin stars outside of London after Gilpin Hotel’s restaurant and new-comer Forest Side both received their first star recently. They join The Samling, near Ambleside and Simon Rogan’s 2-star L’Enclume in Cartmel on Cumbria’s superior foodie list. The brand new Christmas markets. Both Windermere and Penrith… Read more »

Bistro at the Distillery’s Top 5 Spirit Infused Dishes

Set in a former Victorian cattle parlour, the Michelin Guide-recommended Bistro at the Distillery is a place where locals and tourists alike can enjoy everything from afternoon teas to three course suppers. Alongside using locally-sourced meat and vegetables to create their dishes, Bistro at the Distillery also interweaves award-winning spirits from the Lakes Distillery with… Read more »

Seven Christmas markets to fill your stockings and your stomach

1) NEW FOR 2016 – Windermere Ja German Christmas Market 10th & 11th December Windermere is hosting a brand new German Christmas Market with a wide range of festive stalls selling seasonal gifts from creative ceramics to handcrafted soaps. There will be delicious food and drinks offerings available all day, as well as live music… Read more »

10 ways to spend your extra hour

With the clocks going back an hour on Sunday 30th October, you might want to spend that extra hour having a cosy lie in, but why not seize the day, get up and take advantage of your bonus 60 minutes, and the Lake District, Cumbria has plenty to offer.   Fill up on a Michelin… Read more »

Quality family time in the Lake District, Cumbria this half-term

As children love art and the outdoors look no further than the Lake District, Cumbria this half-term Make the most of the last school holiday before Christmas and let the Lake District, Cumbria plan your half term break away. We have some of the best family-friendly accommodation to make your home for a short break… Read more »

Ruskin's View, Kirby

The 10 Best Places to Experience Autumn in Cumbria

As the landscapes turn from green to gold, there’s no better place to be than the Lake District… With the autumn equinox officially bringing in the new season today, we’d like to present the top 10 Autumn hotspots in Cumbria that will be sure to take your breath away! 1. Red Deer Cruises, Ullswater: Experience… Read more »

5 Reasons why you must go paddle-boarding on Windermere!

On Tuesday 23rd August, the Cumbria Tourism team went out on Windermere on the amazing paddle-boards with Windermere Canoe & Kayak! We had the perfect evening for it. Blue sky, 23 degree heat and the most incrediblly still water. Below are 5 reasons why this must be added to your to-do list…   1.) To try something… Read more »

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  • 10 of the best Romantic boltholes in the Lake District, Cumbria

    The Lake District, Cumbria is renowned for its wild and emotive scenery, providing the perfect place for Valentine’s Day or a romantic break any time of year. From luxurious hotels with state of the art spas to cosy cottages just for two, visitors can find the perfect romantic retreat to relax, unwind, and enjoy some… Read more »

  • Where to stargaze in the Lake District, Cumbria

    Winter is the perfect time to wrap up warm and head outdoors for a night time adventure and see the night sky in all its glory. Look up to the sky and see amazing constellations of stars, planets and galaxies – and if you;re lucky enough – the Northern Lights or a shooting star. Here… Read more »

  • Need a New Year’s Resolution?

    Look no further than the Lake District, Cumbria for inspiration. Are you looking for a new challenge in 2017? Perhaps you want to conquer new heights on an iconic Lakeland mountain, switch off with a meditation break, or take part in the ultimate outdoor challenge event? The Lake District, Cumbria is the perfect place to… Read more »

  • 10 reasons to visit The Lake District, Cumbria this winter

    The Lake District, Cumbria now boasts the highest concentration of Michelin stars outside of London after Gilpin Hotel’s restaurant and new-comer Forest Side both received their first star recently. They join The Samling, near Ambleside and Simon Rogan’s 2-star L’Enclume in Cartmel on Cumbria’s superior foodie list. The brand new Christmas markets. Both Windermere and Penrith… Read more »

  • Bistro at the Distillery’s Top 5 Spirit Infused Dishes

    Set in a former Victorian cattle parlour, the Michelin Guide-recommended Bistro at the Distillery is a place where locals and tourists alike can enjoy everything from afternoon teas to three course suppers. Alongside using locally-sourced meat and vegetables to create their dishes, Bistro at the Distillery also interweaves award-winning spirits from the Lakes Distillery with… Read more »

  • Seven Christmas markets to fill your stockings and your stomach

    1) NEW FOR 2016 – Windermere Ja German Christmas Market 10th & 11th December Windermere is hosting a brand new German Christmas Market with a wide range of festive stalls selling seasonal gifts from creative ceramics to handcrafted soaps. There will be delicious food and drinks offerings available all day, as well as live music… Read more »

  • 10 ways to spend your extra hour

    With the clocks going back an hour on Sunday 30th October, you might want to spend that extra hour having a cosy lie in, but why not seize the day, get up and take advantage of your bonus 60 minutes, and the Lake District, Cumbria has plenty to offer.   Fill up on a Michelin… Read more »

  • Quality family time in the Lake District, Cumbria this half-term

    As children love art and the outdoors look no further than the Lake District, Cumbria this half-term Make the most of the last school holiday before Christmas and let the Lake District, Cumbria plan your half term break away. We have some of the best family-friendly accommodation to make your home for a short break… Read more »

  • Ruskin's View, Kirby

    The 10 Best Places to Experience Autumn in Cumbria

    As the landscapes turn from green to gold, there’s no better place to be than the Lake District… With the autumn equinox officially bringing in the new season today, we’d like to present the top 10 Autumn hotspots in Cumbria that will be sure to take your breath away! 1. Red Deer Cruises, Ullswater: Experience… Read more »