A weekend at High Borrans Farm

I was lucky enough to arrive for a High Borrans weekender, on one of those fantastic, early-spring, blue-sky Lake District days. The route is easy – just 3 miles or so off the busy A591, and you feel like you’ve arrived in a little piece of heaven. The drive up has views back out to …

Our favourite things to do over the Easter Holidays

Spring is on its way (honest) and with it comes that favourite time of Easter holidays when we all emerge from what has been a bit of  a harsh winter! If you’re coming up to the Lakes, there’s lots of things to choose from – to entertain the kids, get a bit of local culture, …

Afternoon Tea anyone?

Afternoon tea is always a treat.  So if you’re coming up to the Lakes and celebrating something a bit special there are certainly lots of choices!  Maybe it’s an anniversary, birthday, Mothers Day treat or girlie weekend there is something rather special about afternoon tea. There are so many great places to indulge yourselves in …

Guest Blog: Explore the quiet side of Windermere as winter turns to spring, with Windermere Lake Cruises

Windermere Lake Cruises is one of the top ten tourist attractions in the UK, and one of our many popular ways to take to the water, here in the Lakes. Their boat services to the western shore of Windermere allow you to enjoy a circular boat/walk around England’s largest lake. We invited the Morgan family …

Summer Holidays in the Lake District

Spend summer in our beautiful World Heritage Site and you’ll be spoilt for choice on things to do, whatever the weather. Here’s some ideas for you to get planning your next trip! 1. To September 2017: Kids of all ages are loving ‘Where is Peter Rabbit?’ at the World of Beatrix Potter in Bowness. 2. …