View from Latrigg

8 photos that will make you fall in love with Cumbria all over again…

Cumbria and the Lake District is home to the most beautiful scenery in the country. From peaks in the clouds to stunning lake shorelines to sweeping coastline, Cumbria has it all. Take a look at some of our favourite pictures of Cumbria below and then come and experience them for yourself…

The winners and highly commended. Congratulations to all!

Award Winning Cumbria

The fabulous Cartmel Racecourse near Grange-over-Sands was home to the annual Tourism Awards this past Wednesday, hosted by the team here at Cumbria Tourism. The evening was a great success with businesses from across the county uniting to celebrate another great year for the Lake District and Cumbria! Many examples of excellence in Cumbria’s tourism… Read more »

Museum of Lakeland Life, Kendal

Trails of the Unexpected

This summer why not embark on a new way to see some of Cumbria’s best museums. Trails of the Unexpected is a celebration of the artworks and artefacts of galleries, museums and historic houses in Cumbria as well as the well-known artists, writers and dynasties associated with them. Walk in the footsteps of the Romans,… Read more »

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What to do on holiday in the Lake District

What to do on holiday in the Lake District The Lake District is a playground of relaxation, fun, adventure, great food, superb hospitality, unique culture, fresh air and mesmerising scenery. Here are the top 5 things to do when visiting the award-winning Lake District National Park. 1.) Bag a Wainwright Holiday cottages in the Lake… Read more »

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Flying above the Lake District

Flying above the Lake District with Virgin Balloon flights. This weekend saw the Lake District, Cumbria welcome back the clear blue skies, so two Cumbria Tourism team members took the opportunity to see the area from a different perspective thanks to Virgin Balloon Flights, and what a view they got … We will now hand… Read more »

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In and Around Ullswater & Glenridding …

In and Around Ullswater & Glenridding … Ullswater and Glenridding are still the #placetobe and there’s plenty of things to see and do this weekend. Come join us and enjoy this truly remarkable landscape. To find out more visit: www.golakes.co.uk and book yourself a break away. What’s on: Flower Weekend in Glenridding – Saturday 19th –… Read more »

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Original Marmalade Festival spreads across 3 venues …

The 11th World’s Original Marmalade Festival spreads across three venues for the first time For the first time in marmalade history, the 2016 World’s Original Marmalade Festival will be celebrated across three venues – Dalemain Mansion and Historic Gardens, Penrith town centre and the Rheged Centre on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 March. There will be… Read more »

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Indulge your senses with ultimate Lake District luxury …

Indulge your senses with ultimate Lake District luxury … Setting: The main Gilpin Hotel is nestled in the heart of the Lakes just a stone’s throw from England’s largest natural lake, Windermere. Gilpin’s exquisite Lake House property is located close by, down a quiet country lane. Style: This is an intimate and stylish family-run retreat,… Read more »

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Keswick is #theplacetobe this Easter …

Make Keswick #theplacetobe this Easter. There’s plenty of things to see and do and we’ve selected just a few top suggestions for a perfect Easter break. Come join us and enjoy this truly remarkable landscape. To find out more visit: www.golakes.co.uk and book yourself a break away. What to do: Take a cruise on Keswick… Read more »

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‘See More’ with the new Lakes & Dales Loop

‘See More’ with the new Lakes & Dales Loop An iconic cycling route taking in a range of scenic landscapes across Cumbria has been officially unveiled this March, taking in everything from the rolling green valleys and towering peaks of the Lake District to the hidden treasures of Morecambe Bay. The 190 mile Lakes and… Read more »

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  • View from Latrigg

    8 photos that will make you fall in love with Cumbria all over again…

    Cumbria and the Lake District is home to the most beautiful scenery in the country. From peaks in the clouds to stunning lake shorelines to sweeping coastline, Cumbria has it all. Take a look at some of our favourite pictures of Cumbria below and then come and experience them for yourself…

  • The winners and highly commended. Congratulations to all!

    Award Winning Cumbria

    The fabulous Cartmel Racecourse near Grange-over-Sands was home to the annual Tourism Awards this past Wednesday, hosted by the team here at Cumbria Tourism. The evening was a great success with businesses from across the county uniting to celebrate another great year for the Lake District and Cumbria! Many examples of excellence in Cumbria’s tourism… Read more »

  • Museum of Lakeland Life, Kendal

    Trails of the Unexpected

    This summer why not embark on a new way to see some of Cumbria’s best museums. Trails of the Unexpected is a celebration of the artworks and artefacts of galleries, museums and historic houses in Cumbria as well as the well-known artists, writers and dynasties associated with them. Walk in the footsteps of the Romans,… Read more »

  • lake district cottages

    What to do on holiday in the Lake District

    What to do on holiday in the Lake District The Lake District is a playground of relaxation, fun, adventure, great food, superb hospitality, unique culture, fresh air and mesmerising scenery. Here are the top 5 things to do when visiting the award-winning Lake District National Park. 1.) Bag a Wainwright Holiday cottages in the Lake… Read more »

  • virgin-balloons

    Flying above the Lake District

    Flying above the Lake District with Virgin Balloon flights. This weekend saw the Lake District, Cumbria welcome back the clear blue skies, so two Cumbria Tourism team members took the opportunity to see the area from a different perspective thanks to Virgin Balloon Flights, and what a view they got … We will now hand… Read more »

  • marmalade-festival-main-image-blog

    In and Around Ullswater & Glenridding …

    In and Around Ullswater & Glenridding … Ullswater and Glenridding are still the #placetobe and there’s plenty of things to see and do this weekend. Come join us and enjoy this truly remarkable landscape. To find out more visit: www.golakes.co.uk and book yourself a break away. What’s on: Flower Weekend in Glenridding – Saturday 19th –… Read more »

  • marmalade-festival-main-image-blog

    Original Marmalade Festival spreads across 3 venues …

    The 11th World’s Original Marmalade Festival spreads across three venues for the first time For the first time in marmalade history, the 2016 World’s Original Marmalade Festival will be celebrated across three venues – Dalemain Mansion and Historic Gardens, Penrith town centre and the Rheged Centre on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 March. There will be… Read more »

  • gilpin-main-image-blog

    Indulge your senses with ultimate Lake District luxury …

    Indulge your senses with ultimate Lake District luxury … Setting: The main Gilpin Hotel is nestled in the heart of the Lakes just a stone’s throw from England’s largest natural lake, Windermere. Gilpin’s exquisite Lake House property is located close by, down a quiet country lane. Style: This is an intimate and stylish family-run retreat,… Read more »

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    Keswick is #theplacetobe this Easter …

    Make Keswick #theplacetobe this Easter. There’s plenty of things to see and do and we’ve selected just a few top suggestions for a perfect Easter break. Come join us and enjoy this truly remarkable landscape. To find out more visit: www.golakes.co.uk and book yourself a break away. What to do: Take a cruise on Keswick… Read more »