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A Local’s Guide to Easter in the Lakes

Looking for things to do in The Lakes over Easter? There is no time more magical than Easter to visit our special corner of the UK. Partly because of all the incredible activities and events that run every year, and of course, because of the stunning scenery that suddenly blooms...more

Simon Rogan @ Wheelwrights

We are delighted to be able to offer Simon Rogan @ Home to all our guests staying with us on the Lake District. Not only is Simon well known for L’Enclume and so much more, but they have worked hard during lock down and come up with this fantastic home...more

We found a hidden gem in Cunsey!

Where on earth is Cunsey I hear you say? Situated on the west side of Lake Windermere – a little hamlet called Cunsey nestled on the Graythwaite Estate. Stunning lake views combined with peaceful tranquillity, the perfect bolthole to get away from the world for a weekend or perhaps longer!...more
walks in the forest

7 Best Walks in the Lake District

As the famous fellwalker Alfred Wainwright wrote in 1966, “The Fleeting hour of life of those who love the hills is quickly spent.” With over 200 fells and countless green valleys filled with babbling brooks, ready and waiting to be explored- it’s no wonder that the Lake District attracts thousands...more
playing kids

Things to do in the Lake District with Kids

The Lake District is essentially nature’s playground, so it’s no surprise that you won’t run out of things to do with your kids in this glorious part of the world. From alpaca walks, to kayaking on Lake Windermere, family breaks are never boring here. Whether you’ve got toddlers in tow,...more

Working from Home from Home!

I run a successful training company and although I love what I do its so hard to switch off from the daily stresses that this brings. I wanted somewhere I could take my office and yet still have a break, it would need to have great Wi-Fi, take a rather...more