Top Lake District events to inspire visits in 2017

From iconic cultural figures of the past, to the contemporary and cutting edge, in 2017,  Lakes Culture has it all. It’s time to plan the year ahead and book your cultural break to the Lake district today. We have a truly amazing range of inspirational culture on offer combined with some of the most luxurious… Read more »

Explore the quiet side of Windermere this spring

February sees the return of boat services to the western shore of Windermere allowing you to enjoy a circular boat/walk around England’s largest lake. We invited the Morgan family to try out the Springtime Walker’s Ticket from Windermere Lake Cruises. The ticket entitles you to take 2 boat trips and a 4 mile stroll down the… Read more »

Top 10 Places To Propose In Cumbria!

February 14th is a special day for any couple and what better way to make it more special than to pop the question in Cumbria! From secluded lake-side shorelines to snow-capped summits, you won’t be stuck for choice if you really want to take your partner’s breath away. Check out our list of the top… Read more »

Spotlight On…Carlisle

What’s on… The Local Food Show – Thursday 23rd March 2017. The event will be held at H & H Bordermart on Thursday 23rd March 2017, 12pm – 5pm and will be followed by a dinner at The Shepherd’s Inn which will be cooked and prepared by catering students from Carlisle College. Carlisle Comic Con –… Read more »

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 »

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  • Top Lake District events to inspire visits in 2017

    From iconic cultural figures of the past, to the contemporary and cutting edge, in 2017,  Lakes Culture has it all. It’s time to plan the year ahead and book your cultural break to the Lake district today. We have a truly amazing range of inspirational culture on offer combined with some of the most luxurious… Read more »

  • Explore the quiet side of Windermere this spring

    February sees the return of boat services to the western shore of Windermere allowing you to enjoy a circular boat/walk around England’s largest lake. We invited the Morgan family to try out the Springtime Walker’s Ticket from Windermere Lake Cruises. The ticket entitles you to take 2 boat trips and a 4 mile stroll down the… Read more »

  • Top 10 Places To Propose In Cumbria!

    February 14th is a special day for any couple and what better way to make it more special than to pop the question in Cumbria! From secluded lake-side shorelines to snow-capped summits, you won’t be stuck for choice if you really want to take your partner’s breath away. Check out our list of the top… Read more »

  • Spotlight On…Carlisle

    What’s on… The Local Food Show – Thursday 23rd March 2017. The event will be held at H & H Bordermart on Thursday 23rd March 2017, 12pm – 5pm and will be followed by a dinner at The Shepherd’s Inn which will be cooked and prepared by catering students from Carlisle College. Carlisle Comic Con –… Read more »

  • 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 »