Birkdale House


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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Snowdrops in the Lake District

22nd January 2024

The days may be short, and the air may still nip at your cheeks, but take a closer look at the ground beneath your feet […]

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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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Five Fabulous Lake District Waterfalls

18th December 2023

It’s December and while most of us are getting a little excited about Christmas, it’s also the time of year when our Lake District waterfalls […]

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Winter Walks from Birkdale House

23rd November 2023

With the highest mountain, the largest lake and scenery to die for, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding what to do in […]

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Cosy Lake District Pubs

22nd November 2023

According to the forecast, the temperatures are about to take a tumble. Winter is on its way (for a week or so anyway). And when […]

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Five Dog Friendly Pubs Near Windermere

13th October 2023

A guest recently asked if we could recommend a dog friendly pub near Windermere. Well it turns out there are quite a few. Hardly surprising […]

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Matson Ground Moth Survey

31st August 2023

Moths often get a bad press. Many people immediately think of the harm clothes moths do. But did you know that moths are essential pollinators? […]

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