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Western Lakes – High Adventure Part Two

Western Lakes – High Adventure Part Two A couple of weeks ago Catherine Taylor (PR Assistant) talked about her experience on the High Adventure tour with Mountain Goat. Well here is the second part of the tour … So now over to Catherine with her second instalment of the Western Lakes and the High Adventure tour. After… Read more »

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Beatrix Potter the Business Woman

Beatrix Potter – the Business Woman Business Savvy Best known for writing one of the most loved children’s stories of all time, Peter Rabbit, but Beatrix Potter did not just write a story. After devising the character in painting and letters, the first Peter Rabbit picture book was rejected by several publishers. But Potter took… Read more »

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Western Lakes – High Adventure Part One

Western Lakes – High Adventure Part One Last week we sent our newest member of the PR team Catherine Taylor (PR Assistant) and Charlie Wearden (Photography Assistant) on the High Adventure tour with Mountain Goat. We wanted the girls to experience what the Western Lakes has to offer, so over the next couple of weeks they will be sharing… Read more »

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Westmorland County Show

Westmorland County Show The Westmorland County Agricultural Society (WCAS, established 1799) is a registered charity which supports agriculture and related activities. Its activities include the annual Westmorland County Show, the county show takes place on the second Thursday in September at the Society’s showground. It is believed to be one of the largest one day… Read more »

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In and Around Kirkby Lonsdale

In and Around Kirkby Lonsdale Quick Facts about Kirkby Lonsdale Population – 1,771 (2011) District – South Lakeland Landmarks – Devils Bridge, St Marys Church, Ruskin’s View The beautiful market town of Kirkby Lonsdale is on the banks of the River Lune and is also situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales and within… Read more »

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Tour of Britain & Cumbria welcome top teams ….

This September the Tour of Britain is heading to Cumbria for not one but two stages… The first stage that we see is on the 8th September when stage 3 rolls out of Cockermouth, they then travel up to Maryport before cycling up the coast through Aspatria to the Solway Firth. Their last stop in Cumbria is Carlisle… Read more »

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Lake District Summer Music 30th Anniversary

Lake District Summer Music is 30 Lake District Summer Music is celebrating its 30th birthday, and this year’s festival is going to take place between 1st and 14th August. This world renowned international festival takes place across the Lake District in some stunning locations. With well over 50 events there is something for all music lovers’… Read more »

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In & Around Windermere

In and Around Windermere Quick Facts about Windermere Population – 8,359 (2011) District – South Lakeland Landmarks – Townend, Blackwell The Arts & Craft House, Baddeley Clock & Lakeland Limited Windermere is often thought to be the location of the largest natural lake in England but the older town of Bowness-on-Windermere is where the lake can be accessed. Windermere actually… Read more »

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Lakes Distillery at Bassenthwaite Lake

Lakes Distillery at Bassenthwaite Lake Last week Sarah Jones (PR Executive) and her fiancé visited the Lake Distillery while having a day out in the Western Lake District. Here is what Sarah thought of her experience at the distillery This was the first time I had visited Lakes Distillery and from the moment you arrive… Read more »

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Hadrians Wall tour bus explores World Heritage Site

New Hadrians Wall tour bus explores iconic World Heritage Site Visitors can find new ways to experience 2,000 years of history along the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site this summer, thanks to new bus tours being run by Open Book Visitor Guiding and supported through ‘See More: Cumbria and the Lake District’.     Departing… Read more »

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    Western Lakes – High Adventure Part Two

    Western Lakes – High Adventure Part Two A couple of weeks ago Catherine Taylor (PR Assistant) talked about her experience on the High Adventure tour with Mountain Goat. Well here is the second part of the tour … So now over to Catherine with her second instalment of the Western Lakes and the High Adventure tour. After… Read more »

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    Beatrix Potter the Business Woman

    Beatrix Potter – the Business Woman Business Savvy Best known for writing one of the most loved children’s stories of all time, Peter Rabbit, but Beatrix Potter did not just write a story. After devising the character in painting and letters, the first Peter Rabbit picture book was rejected by several publishers. But Potter took… Read more »

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    Western Lakes – High Adventure Part One

    Western Lakes – High Adventure Part One Last week we sent our newest member of the PR team Catherine Taylor (PR Assistant) and Charlie Wearden (Photography Assistant) on the High Adventure tour with Mountain Goat. We wanted the girls to experience what the Western Lakes has to offer, so over the next couple of weeks they will be sharing… Read more »

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    Westmorland County Show

    Westmorland County Show The Westmorland County Agricultural Society (WCAS, established 1799) is a registered charity which supports agriculture and related activities. Its activities include the annual Westmorland County Show, the county show takes place on the second Thursday in September at the Society’s showground. It is believed to be one of the largest one day… Read more »

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    In and Around Kirkby Lonsdale

    In and Around Kirkby Lonsdale Quick Facts about Kirkby Lonsdale Population – 1,771 (2011) District – South Lakeland Landmarks – Devils Bridge, St Marys Church, Ruskin’s View The beautiful market town of Kirkby Lonsdale is on the banks of the River Lune and is also situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales and within… Read more »

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    Tour of Britain & Cumbria welcome top teams ….

    This September the Tour of Britain is heading to Cumbria for not one but two stages… The first stage that we see is on the 8th September when stage 3 rolls out of Cockermouth, they then travel up to Maryport before cycling up the coast through Aspatria to the Solway Firth. Their last stop in Cumbria is Carlisle… Read more »

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    Lake District Summer Music 30th Anniversary

    Lake District Summer Music is 30 Lake District Summer Music is celebrating its 30th birthday, and this year’s festival is going to take place between 1st and 14th August. This world renowned international festival takes place across the Lake District in some stunning locations. With well over 50 events there is something for all music lovers’… Read more »

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    In & Around Windermere

    In and Around Windermere Quick Facts about Windermere Population – 8,359 (2011) District – South Lakeland Landmarks – Townend, Blackwell The Arts & Craft House, Baddeley Clock & Lakeland Limited Windermere is often thought to be the location of the largest natural lake in England but the older town of Bowness-on-Windermere is where the lake can be accessed. Windermere actually… Read more »

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    Lakes Distillery at Bassenthwaite Lake

    Lakes Distillery at Bassenthwaite Lake Last week Sarah Jones (PR Executive) and her fiancé visited the Lake Distillery while having a day out in the Western Lake District. Here is what Sarah thought of her experience at the distillery This was the first time I had visited Lakes Distillery and from the moment you arrive… Read more »