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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
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
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