Are you a regular visitor to the Lake District? Do you have a favourite place, lake or mountain here? Would you like to eat, sleep and snooze here every day? We’ve put together this fun quiz to see how well our visitors know the Lake District. Go on, give it a go!
Cumbria is well known for its community spirit and for pulling together when times get tough, the county is full of extraordinary people that go out of their way for others on a daily basis, whose actions go unnoticed. You can now help to raise some recognition for these unsung heroes.
The Inn on the Lake boasts one of the most romantic settings in the Lake District, set in 15 acres of landscaped grounds sweeping down to the shores of Ullswater. With 2 AA Rosette dining and a pretty gazebo, the Inn on the Lake is the ideal setting for your perfect day.
Everything stops for Pimm’s O’Clock, it’s the perfect excuse to enjoy a lazy day sitting in the sun, sipping Pimm’s and letting all your troubles fade away. Quintessentially English and much loved by previous guests, our Pimm’s O’Clock offer returns for Summer.
Mark Harris, Executive Head Chef for Lake District Hotels Ltd will take on the Fred Whitton challenge this Sunday (7th May). This will be Mark’s third time of tackling this gruelling 112 mile bike ride around the Lake District, starting in Grasmere, the route includes the climbs of Kirkstone, Honister, Newlands, Whinlatter, Hardknott & Wrynose passes.
Following on from a complete new look to the ground floor, the Lodore Falls has exciting plans for the future, opening a new dining experience, introducing eighteen new bedroom suites and creating a luxurious Spa that features a champagne bar, treatment rooms, one of the country’s biggest outdoor hydro pools with an infinity hot tub offering views over Derwentwater and to Catbells, plus much more.
We’re giving away this fabulous hamper full of local treats – would you like to WIN it? To promote our Proms in the Park break on 23rd & 24th June 2017 we’re offering you the chance to WIN this hamper – the lucky winner will be selected on 19th June.
Dicky Dippinson, aka ‘Dicky fra Shap’ has become somewhat of a Cumbrian legend, building up a reputation across the county, with rumours that he could be making an appearance on the current Britain’s Got Talent.
If you are planning a visit to the Lake District you’ll be spoilt for choice for places to visit, things to see and mountains to climb, that you might not know what to do first. It might be a good idea to make a bucket list to help you fit everything in – at the top of that list we would recommend you pay a visit to Ullswater. We’ve put together our top 5 reasons to visit this fabulous area.
The 2017 London marathon saw a record number of competitors taking part, with more than 40,000 people making it to the start line to take on the grueling 26.2 mile run. Marking this year’s event the biggest London marathon to date, with 1,242 more runners than last year.