Our favourite Christmas Markets in the Lake District

(Image courtesy of the National Trust, John Millar) December is a magical time of year here in the Lakes, bringing Christmas markets, twinkly lights, good cheer, and lots of chances to eat, drink and be merry. Christmas Markets started in medieval Germany, and are usually around the start of advent and continue today in modern …

Delicious lunches & Afternoon Tea at The Gaddum

We love a bit of afternoon tea, and decided to treat ourselves with a visit to The Gaddum restaurant at Brockhole-on-Windermere.  It’s a great location, right on the A591 between Windermere and Ambleside and walking distance from White Cross Bay. We went in through the rather grand front door,  and were welcomed by the very …