Birkdale House


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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Historic Houses in the Lake District

17th August 2023

Every September, historic buildings and monuments across the country throw open their doors to the public as part of Heritage Open Days. Heritage Open Days […]

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A Virtual Tour of Birkdale House

16th June 2023

Enjoy a virtual tour of Birkdale House, our stunning Victorian residence situated at the heart of the Lake District. This is the perfect place to […]

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Our Favourite Driving Routes in the Lake District

13th April 2023

In this post, we’re going to take a look at some of our favourite driving routes in the Lake District, a chance to get behind […]

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Tree Planting with Windermere School

14th December 2022

We recently welcomed students from Windermere School to help coop and plant out trees on the Matson Ground Estate. The trees were planted on land […]

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