Cumbria Dark Skies

7th October 2021

It’s just over a month until the Cumbria Dark Skies Festival, a celebration of the county’s fantastic stargazing opportunities. National Parks remain some of the […]

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Vegetarian Restaurants and Cafés Near Windermere

4th October 2021

Last Friday, 1 October, was World Vegetarian Day, a day which aims to highlight the benefits of vegetarianism. It also led to October being observed […]

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Lake District Waterfalls

1st October 2021

After a wonderfully warm Summer, Autumn has arrived in the Lake District and with it a change in the landscape. The colours are changing, the […]

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Windermere Jetty Museum

7th September 2021

If you’re looking for something amazing to do when you’re staying at Birkdale House, then you should definitely take a trip to the Windermere Jetty […]

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Our Favourite Windermere Cafés

5th September 2021

Did you know it’s Sourdough September? Nor did we until recently, and while we are no baking fanatics (apart from being partial to the odd […]

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Afternoon Tea in the Lake District

4th August 2021

There’s something about an afternoon tea in the Lake District. It just feels right. A quintessentially English tradition – the three-tier cake stand, dainty sandwiches, […]

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Lakeland Motor Museum

1st August 2021

A little over a mile from the southern tip of Lake Windermere you’ll find the Lakeland Motor Museum. With over 30,000 exhibits ranging from vintage […]

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Our Favourite Lake District Photography Spots

31st July 2021

On August 19th, we’ll be celebrating World Photography Day and it got us thinking – where are our favourite Lake District photography spots? Where would […]

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Lake District Picnic Spots

3rd July 2021

July is National Picnic Month, the perfect excuse to share our favourite Lake District picnic spots? Picnics are one of the UK’s favourite traditions and […]

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Summer at Holker Hall

2nd July 2021

Holker Hall has been home to the Cavendish family since 1756 and is one of the Lake District’s best-known historic properties. It sits at the […]

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