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Lake District Luxury Hotels

If you’re looking for a Luxury Hotel Break then you are really spoilt for choice if the Lake District is your preferred destination. Boutique Hotels and Spas, Luxury B&B’s, Country House Hotels More »

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Kendal

Kendal is a small market town and parish in the south of Cumbria. It lies on the banks of the River Kent, some 20 miles north of Lancaster. Kendal is the third More »

Stay in a Lake District Hotel between Christmas and New Year

The Lake District is the perfect tourist destination for you to spend Christmas and New Year. What a way to celebrate those two events in a serene environment that has much to offer? Aside from the nature that you can explore, there are other activities that you can engage in. However, none of this would

The Experience at Lake District Hotels

With all the stress that everyday life can bring, who wouldn’t want a relaxing vacation? If you are up for it, why not try having a vacation at Lake District. Located at Northwest England, Lake District is a tourist destination wherein nature and arts blends perfectly. But before planning your itinerary in Lakeland, it is

Famous Poets of the English Lake District

The Lake District in Northwest England is a haven wherein you can experience nature at its very best. The land which comprises this district is nested at the middle of breath-taking terrains, crystal clear glaciers and serene bodies of water. With a template as beautiful as this, it is no wonder that the district has

Lake District Hotels

The Lake District is widely known for its lakes and mountains but its prestige goes beyond its natural wonders. This rural area can be found in Northwest England and it has been the heartland of poetry in the nineteenth century due to the masterpieces of the William Wordsworth and other Lake Poets. Also known as

Comfortable Lake District Hotels in Kendal and Windermere

Since Lake District has become one of the popular tourist destinations in England, you will find several places to stay here. From inns to hotels, there are places for accommodation from the budget-conscious to the lavish spenders. However, this does not mean that the cheaper places are second fiddle to the more expensive ones. There

Visit the Lake District this summer and Experience the True English Countryside

The landscape of the majority of England has been a monotonous picture of building, houses and public transportation. With this in mind, it would be hard to find a relaxing vacation at the heart of England. This summer, tourists can visit the areas in England that remain naturally intact. In this case, the Lake District

Pet Friendly Hotels in the Lake District

Pet friendly b&b lake district

Many visitors to the Lake District like to bring their dogs or other pets along with them – but on an overnight trip, where can they stay? We have solved the problem for you. Below is a refined selection of accommodation to suit all budgets. They all accept and welcome dogs, other pets as well as

Lake District Luxury Hotels

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If you’re looking for a Luxury Hotel Break then you are really spoilt for choice if the Lake District is your preferred destination. Boutique Hotels and Spas, Luxury B&B’s, Country House Hotels and Private Retreats each with their own unique character can be found here in the Lakes. Below are four of the most highly

Kendal

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Kendal is a small market town and parish in the south of Cumbria. It lies on the banks of the River Kent, some 20 miles north of Lancaster. Kendal is the third largest town in Cumbria with a population of around 27,000. Previously a part of the county of Westmorland, modern Kendal is known as

Lake District Geography

Surprisingly, the Lake District is one of the most densely populated national parks. Its area is nearly 885 square miles (or 2,292 km²), and the Lake District was named as a National Park back in 1951.   The Lake District is around 35 miles or 55 km across. It’s characteristics result from periods of massive

Coombe Cottage

Coombe Cottage on the shores of Derwent Water near Keswick is the former home of director Ken Russell. He lived there with his wife Vivian for 32 years before their divorce in 2007, after which he sold it to her. The director, an Oscar-nominee for Women in Love and a three times BAFTA winner, first

Withnail Cottage

17/02/09 A Lake District icon has been sold for more than double it’s original asking price at auction in London. Sleddle Hall is on the western edge of the Lake District near the village of Shap dates back to 1802 and has stood semi derelict for over ten years. photo credit: most uncool It became

Oxenholme Lake District

Oxenholme the Lake District is the name of the West Coast Mainline Railway Station serving the South Lakes. Direct Trains to London, Manchester, Glasgow & Edinburgh with Virgin Rail leave frequently throughout the day. photo credit: mekiaries Oxenholme lies 2 miles from Kendal town centre which can be reached by bus, taxi or even train

Burneside

Burneside is a small village located in Cumbria, England. It is situated to the north of Kendal and to the southeast of Staveley, on the River Kent, upstream from where the River Sprint joins it and has a population of around 2000. Burneside railway station is situated on the Windermere Branch Line and proides connections

Glenridding

Glenridding is a popular village which is on the southern shores of Ullswater in the English Lake District. Glenridding is very popular amongst tourists especially mountain climbers and hikers who wish to scale Helvellyn, which is England’s third highest peak. The village offers ample accommodation to its tourists in its hotels and two Youth Hostels.

Cockermouth

Cockermouth is a picturesque little town located in the Allerdale Borough of Cumbria, North West England. It is named so because it is at the confluence of the two rivers Cocker and Derwent. Cockermouth in the present age The main avenue in Cockermouth has a statue of Lord Mayo, a former MP of Cockermouth who

Churches in the Lake District

Cartmel, St Mary the Virgin at Cartmel Priory This is the best preserved medieval parish church in the Lake District. Orignates from the 12th century with 15th century windows. Amazing screens dating from the renaissance. map St Bees, St Mary & St Bega Featuring a Norman Doorway decorated with cheveron mouldings, serpents and a ram.

Mills

As well as the famous Old Mill in Ambleside the Lake District has a variety of Mills of historical interest in original working order. Acorn Bank Watermill was built in the 12th century next to Crowdale Beck. Now open as a garden. Little Salkeld Mill is an old water powered mill which began to grind

Lake District Myths and Legends

Lake Windermere has it’s very own mini-monster, called a “Tizzie Wizzie”. At the beginning of the 20th century , a boatman near Bowness used to tell tourists stories of this strange and shy creatures. He said that it had hedgehog’s body, the tail of a squirrel and a pair of wings like a bee. Although many

Lake District Osprey

Ospreys have been reintroduced to the UK after they were declared extinct as a breeding species between 1916 and 1954, They first came back to Scotland and then established a breeding colony in the Lake District near Bassenthwaite Lake. There are several viewpoints around the Lake and an exhibition maintained by The Lake District Osprey