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Famous Residents of the Lake District

Famous Residents of the Lake District

Posted: Beatrix Potter (1866-1943) Beatrix Potter was born in London in 1866, but later moved to the Lake District after falling in love with the area on her summer vacations to Wray Castle, near Ambleside, as a child. The natural beauty of the Lakes inspired her paintings and illustrations, particularly her first book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit.... Read More
Get out and about – walking in The Lake District

Get out and about – walking in The Lake District

Posted: Fancy an alternative to the gym to shed those extra festive season pounds? Some fresh air, beautiful views and an abundance of wildlife? Why not get your boots on and take a walk in the Lakes? Whether that be a stroll around a lake with the dog, or a high ridge scramble with loved ones,... Read More
Culinary Delights Within 10 Miles of Windermere

Culinary Delights Within 10 Miles of Windermere

Posted: Cumbria has a whole host of tempting and unique restaurants and eateries to enjoy, many with local produce at the heart of the business. With staple dishes and the finest Cumbrian ingredients waiting to be sampled, we have put together some of our favourite places to discover the best of local… Plumgarths Farm Shop & Café,... Read More

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