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Top 10 Things to do in The Lake District

Top 10 Things to do in The Lake District

Posted:   Are you visiting The Lake District this summer? We have put together a list of Top 10 things to do whilst your here from tree-top adventures to Lake District history, there is something for everyone to enjoy.   Brockhole Visitor Centre Perfectly situated on the shores of Lake Windermere, Brockhole is a fun attraction... Read More
Explore the mysteries of Windermere

Explore the mysteries of Windermere

Posted: Lake District Ghosts and Myths The Lake District has millions of visitors each year… but not all are earthbound. The Haunting of Calgarth Hall: This sixteenth century manor house was owned by Kraster Cook and his wife Dorothy. Their neighbour, a local Justice of the Peace by the name of Myles Phillipson, was determined to... Read More
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
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