Celebrate your mum! Ideas for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day this year falls on the last day of March – the 31st, so if you’re heading up to the Lakes and celebrating Mother’s Day,  why not stay the weekend and really indulge mum? You could book in for a weekend break from the Friday to Monday, or if you’ve a bit more time, …

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, …

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 …

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 …

Guest Blog: How to take better pictures, by Mark Gilligan

We’ve been working with Mark for the past year on our seasonal photoshoots, and it is always a fun and lively day out.   As well as being productive of course,  providing us with a portfolio of unique images. I set up the date and model for our shoot (usually a colleague who had been ‘persuaded’ …

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 …