Forest Side Restaurant & Rooms

Forest Side begins private garden tours to raise funds for the National Garden Scheme. As the gardens awake from their winter slumber we have some exciting news to reveal… Forest Side’s team of gardeners have teamed up with the National Garden Scheme (NGS) to offer private garden tours for small groups. Charles Munro, Forest Side’s

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Spotlight On…Keswick

Centrally located within the Lake District National Park, Keswick is the ideal base to explore many of the region’s nearby lakes, including Derwentwater, Bassenthwaite, Thirlmere, and Ullswater. Keswick is also ideally situated for famous Lakeland mountains, such as Blencathra, Skiddaw, Helvellyn, and Catbells.  Natural beauty aside, this pretty market town offers a wide range of

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Spotlight on…KENDAL

Home to the world-famous Kendal Mint Cake, this vibrant market town is abundant in history, culture, and retail delights alike. Not only acting as a southern gateway to the Lake District National Park, Kendal is also within a 30-minute drive of the Yorkshire Dales, making it a perfect base for walkers and sightseers. Come join

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2017 Official Holiday Guide

Hello and welcome to Cumbria Tourism’s official Holiday Guide for 2017. Let us help plan your visit, whether you are thinking of a break away with friends, an adventure for all the family or a cosy cottage stay just for two – look no further than the Lake District, Cumbria. It’s no surprise that the

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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

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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

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