Tarn Hows, Coniston

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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To infinity and beyond at Honister

When one Cumbria Tourism team member was invited to visit Honister Slate Mine for a whistle stop tour of the adventures on offer little did she know the exhilaration she was letting herself in for when she eagerly accepted.   Driving along the Borrowdale valley to Seatoller, Rebecca from the PR team headed on up… Read more »

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A Sensational Summer Of Sports in Cumbria

Sports fever is currently sweeping the UK with Great Britain sitting at a healthy second in the medal table at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. So what better time to get involved and discover new sports than the adventure capital of the UK…Cumbria! Summer 2016 is host to a variety of sports events and activities… Read more »

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5 Fantastic Family Days Out in Cumbria this August

With the summer holidays well under way, we thought we’d share our thoughts on some of the best family outings the Lake District has to offer this month, to help you plan your next trip! Or simply provide some light reading for those that actually have no intention of leaving the house. So without further… Read more »

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  • Tarn Hows, Coniston

    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 »

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    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 »

  • carlisle-traditional-christmas-market

    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 »

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    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 »

  • brockhole_july15_

    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 »

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    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 »

  • Climb the Mine_MG_9841

    To infinity and beyond at Honister

    When one Cumbria Tourism team member was invited to visit Honister Slate Mine for a whistle stop tour of the adventures on offer little did she know the exhilaration she was letting herself in for when she eagerly accepted.   Driving along the Borrowdale valley to Seatoller, Rebecca from the PR team headed on up… Read more »

  • High_Cup_Nick_Eden_Valley

    A Sensational Summer Of Sports in Cumbria

    Sports fever is currently sweeping the UK with Great Britain sitting at a healthy second in the medal table at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. So what better time to get involved and discover new sports than the adventure capital of the UK…Cumbria! Summer 2016 is host to a variety of sports events and activities… Read more »