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. …

Herdy is 10 years old this summer!

Our much-loved icon of the Lake District – the Herdy Company – is celebrating its 10th anniversary this summer. Born in 2007, they have come a long way since their eventful launch and they’re going to spend this special year celebrating everything that’s great about the place that inspired them: the Great British Lake District. …

18 Things to do in the Lake District on a Rainy Day

A rainy day in the lakes?  It happens now and then…. As my dad always says, ‘Where do you think the Lakes come from?’ Weather in Cumbria certainly isn’t boring. The phrase ‘all four seasons in one day’ applies here much of the time. Rainy days can blow through in hours, leaving clear, gorgeous light …

10 Things To Do in the Lakes This Autumn

Autumn is a wonderful time of year and the Lake District is a riot of beautiful colours as the seasons change. The days may be shortening but there is still lots to see and do. Here’s a few of our favourites and we hope you will try some of them when you are here this …

Its 150 Years since Beatrix Potter was born….

This year all over the Lake District we’re celebrating what would have been 150 years since Beatrix Potter was born. As locals who live and work in the Lake District, we’ve been doing our own bit of exploring and getting to understand just how important Beatrix was. We’ve all so much to thank this amazing …

I’ve heard about the bid for World Heritage Site – have you?

We’re delighted to be supporting the Lake District’s bid to become a Unesco World Heritage Site. We’ve teamed  up with the Herdy Company, and you’ll go into a prize draw and could win a short break at the aptly named, Herdwick Lodge, or a bundle of herdy goodies. If you’d like to show your support, …