• August Bank Holiday

    Across England the August bank holiday signifies the end of Summer.
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  • Downtown Abbey Style Estate goes on sale

    For the first time since 1761 a Downton Abbey-esq property in the Lakes is available for £3.25m. Lowbridge House has been home to the Fothergill family for 254 years and finally they have decided to up sticks and move on.
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  • Miles without Stiles

    Are you, or is one of the people in your traveling group, a wheelchair user? Experiencing an outdoor holiday in countryside terrain where there is an emphasis on walking, can prove challenging for those in wheelchairs.
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  • National Three Peaks Challenge

    Every year, thousands take up the three peaks challenge, a mountaineering expedition involving the 3 highest peaks in Scotland, Wales and England, with the English peak- Scafell Pike situated right here in the Lakes.
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  • Sarah Nelson’s Gingerbread Shop

    Want to travel back in time to a long forgotten England? The great thing about the lakes is that beautiful blend of the historic and the contemporary that seeps into the environment that characterise this area.
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  • Paint-balling in the Lakes

    It might sound daunting at first, but paint-balling is a safe and fun activity for all the family. Growing in popularity, it is a fantastic holiday activity.
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  • Art exhibitions not to be missed

    Think Cumbria is all hills and lakes? Think again. The area is home to a bustling mix of renowned museums and art collections. The latest wealth of exhibitions, in nearby galleries and centres, do not disappoint.
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  • Outdoor challenges

    Outdoor challenges are all the rage these days. They’re not just for the super fit and exercise crazy. Everyone is getting involved in fun-runs and challenges, often to raise money for a cause close to their hearts
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  • May’s Food and Drink Festivals

    May in the Lake District is packed full of of events for foodies. Those of you who are fans of fine cuisine and sophisticated tipples, will be spoilt for choice during the late spring period.
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