Platinum Jubilee in the Lake District

11th May 2022

This year, Queen Elizabeth II will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, after seventy years of service and to commemorate this […]

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Good Business Charter

10th May 2022

We are thrilled to announce that Matson Ground Estate Company Limited has achieved the Good Business Charter Accreditation for our ethics and business practices. The […]

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Lake District Walks with Children

1st May 2022

Did you know that May is National Walking Month? To be honest, every month is a walking month here in the Lake District, but to […]

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Birkdale House Private Guided Estate Walk

7th April 2022

Join our local survival expert and mountain leader James Dixon on a guided 12km walk exploring the Matson Ground Estate and its summits including Brant […]

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Wild Swimming in the Lake District

6th April 2022

Have you ever been wild swimming in the Lake District? If not, perhaps it’s time to give it a go. Wild swimming and cold water […]

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Introducing Chef Alex Beard

4th April 2022

We are thrilled to introduce you to Chef Alex Beard, who will be available to book for an exclusive private dining experience at Birkdale House. […]

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National Trust in the Lake District

10th March 2022

It’s March and that signals the reopening of several National Trust locations in the Lake District. Below we take a look at a few of […]

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Michelin Star Dining in the Lake District

25th February 2022

The prestigious Michelin guide has been in the news recently, and Cumbria in particular. Not only does the county now have the highest number of […]

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Lake District Dark Skies Festival

2nd February 2022

This month sees the return of the Lake District Dark Skies Festival and a host of really exciting events celebrating the wonder of the skies. […]

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Lake District TV and Film

1st February 2022

What have Mission Impossible, Star Wars and Miss Potter got in common? Yes, they are all box office hits, but they were also filmed right […]

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