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Plan Your Own Swallows & Amazons Adventure

Plan Your Own Swallows & Amazons Adventure

Both children and adults alike have been enraptured with Arthur Ransome’s classic tale of adventure and friendship, Swallows & Amazons, since its release all the way back in 1930. With a thrilling narrative that combines treasure hunting, swashbuckling and the carefree exploits of childhood – the story has undoubtedly stood the test of time, even... Read More
Famous Residents of the Lake District

Famous Residents of the Lake District

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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