Birkdale House


Picnic Spots near Birkdale House

19th June 2024

It’s National Picnic Week (14 – 23 June), so there’s no better time to pack up some delicious local treats and head out for an […]

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Lake District Summer Shows

10th June 2024

The Lake District is renowned for its breathtaking landscape, but during the summer months it comes alive with an array of shows and fairs which […]

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Matson Ground Farm Blog Spring 2024

30th May 2024

Welcome to a new feature for the Birkdale House website – life on the Matson Ground Farm. Every couple of months we’ll be letting you […]

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Wild Swimming in the Lake District

16th May 2024

With the Great North Swim in Lake Windermere just a couple of weeks away, it got us thinking about all the incredible wild swimming spots […]

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Bluebells in the Lake District

24th April 2024

A Symphony of Blue: Five of the Best Places to See Bluebells in the Lake District If you’re planning a visit to the Lake District […]

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National Trust Locations in the Lake District

27th March 2024

The final few National Trust locations in the Lake District are opening their doors for the 2024 season. With new exhibitions, collections on display and […]

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Spring in the Lake District

21st February 2024

As the days grow longer and the landscape undergoes a stunning transformation, there’s no better time to explore the breathtaking beauty of the Lake District. […]

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Michelin Star Restaurants in Cumbria

20th February 2024

If you think of the Lake District, images of rolling hills, serene lakes and picturesque villages often come to mind. However, in recent years this […]

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Dog-friendly Lake District Getaway

7th February 2024

If you’re dreaming of a luxury dog-friendly Lake District getaway, but you don’t want to leave your furry friends behind, then you’ve come to the […]

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24 Reasons to Visit the Lake District in 2024

11th January 2024

Are you still planning your 2024 escape, but you’re not sure where to go. If so, why not ditch the passport and rediscover the magic […]

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