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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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TOP 10 picturesque picnic spots …

TOP 10 picturesque picnic spots … Aira Force, Ullswater One of the most famous and largest Lake District waterfalls is surrounded by truly beautiful scenery. The spectacular falls offer a beautiful backdrop in which to have a picnic and relax. By wandering around the falls and surrounding woodland, you could find yourself treading in the… Read more »

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Pamper your mum in 2016 …

Pamper your mum with a leisurely afternoon at Lakeside Hotel & Spa Pamper your mum with a leisurely afternoon at Lakeside Hotel & Spa, complete with a bouquet of Lakeland daffodils, three course afternoon tea and soothing hand massage with products from England’s only AVEDA destination spa. What’s more, you’ll enjoy spectacular views of England’s largest… Read more »

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New fleet of electric cars flock to the Lakes …

New fleet of electric cars flock to the Lakes Take a trip to Ullswater or Keswick and you can now have a truly electrifying ride in the Lake District landscape in a quirky, two-seater electric car. Ten head-turning electric Renault Twizys have been presented to tourism businesses, who are hiring out the funky vehicles to… 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 »

  • 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 »

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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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    TOP 10 picturesque picnic spots …

    TOP 10 picturesque picnic spots … Aira Force, Ullswater One of the most famous and largest Lake District waterfalls is surrounded by truly beautiful scenery. The spectacular falls offer a beautiful backdrop in which to have a picnic and relax. By wandering around the falls and surrounding woodland, you could find yourself treading in the… Read more »

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    Pamper your mum in 2016 …

    Pamper your mum with a leisurely afternoon at Lakeside Hotel & Spa Pamper your mum with a leisurely afternoon at Lakeside Hotel & Spa, complete with a bouquet of Lakeland daffodils, three course afternoon tea and soothing hand massage with products from England’s only AVEDA destination spa. What’s more, you’ll enjoy spectacular views of England’s largest… Read more »