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…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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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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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

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