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Get Fell Running Fit!

Posted: Fell running has been around since the 1800s, necessity demanded that shepherds could navigate hilly and mountainous terrain quickly, in all weathers. Events began to be held where locals would pit their skills against each other, and the sport of Fell Running was created. The Lake District is the ideal place for Fell running, with... Read More

Preparing your garden for Spring

Posted: In the depth of winter, it may seem that there is little to do in your garden. There are few plants and flowers growing, the weather is cold and less daylight prevents you from spending a lot of time outdoors. However, there are things you can be doing to prepare your garden for spring. From... Read More

A Lake District Winter Birdwatching Guide

Posted: We are lucky enough to have many birdwatchers stay with us at Craig Manor. So, this winter we decided to put together this guide to some of the best birdwatching spots in the Lake District. We start at Winderemere, which isn’t far from Craig Manor and is a great place to see birds all year... Read More