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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Top 10 Outdoor Spring Activities!

Explore the country’s biggest adventure playground this spring Whether you’re looking for a mountain scramble, a coastal gallop or a downhill challenge, the Lake District, Cumbria has a dramatic landscape of lakes, mountains, countryside and coast to explore this spring. Check out our top tips for outdoor adventures, or visit the GoLakes website for more

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