A Lake District Monopoly game is in the works!
Roll up, roll up… have you heard the great news?! A Lake District Monopoly game will be coming to stores near you in the not too distant future!
From next spring onward, families will gather around the table as they buy, sell and auction for 30 iconic Lake District landmarks, which will replace the traditional London locations that are seen in the original game.
The news that Mr. Monopoly will be extending his timeless franchise to now introduce a Lake District Monopoly game hit earlier this week… and it’s safe to say we are incredibly excited about the enterprise!
The game will be sold by all major UK retailers.
Mr. Monopoly needs your help!
For the exciting project, Mr. Monopoly and his band of thieves responsible for bringing the game to Britain’s high street have enlisted the public’s help. You are being formally invited to put forward your nominations of which local Lake District landmarks you think should be included on the board.
“The public is being invited to vote for their Lake District favourites to feature in the game. Some landmarks look like absolute shoo-ins. We welcome and invite all suggestions.” – George Shrimpton, Monopoly employee
To nominate your favourite Lake District landmarks that you think should be included in the Lake District Monopoly game, all you need to do is email your suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternatively, you can submit your suggestions via the official Facebook page: The Lakes Monopoly Edition.
You only have one month to forward your suggestions so do not be shy and get emailing!
Help us get northern landmarks featured on the Lake District Monopoly game.
With all of our hotels being based in the North of the Lake District National Park, we would be absolutely thrilled if some of the fells/landmarks closer to home made an appearance on the beloved board.
We definitely feel our local area should be celebrated through this exciting enterprise, having so much to offer to tourists that many people may not know about.
We’ve put together a little list of suggestions that we would love to be considered for the Lake District Monopoly game:
- Cat Bells
- Walla Crag
- Ashness Bridge
- Castlerigg Stone Circle
Lakes & Waterfalls:
- Bassenthwaite Lake
- Aira Force
- Lodore Falls
- Keswick Moot Hall
- Derwent Pencil Museum
- Lake District Wildlife Park
- Honsiter Slate Mine
- Mirehouse & Gardens
- The Lakes Distillery
- Via Ferrata
- Keswick Launch
- Ullswater Steamers
- Armathwaite Hall
- Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa
- Inn on the Lake
- Borrowdale Hotel
- Inn on the Square
- Skiddaw Hotel
- The Kings Arms
We personally thought the Keswick Launch and Ullswater Steamers would be fantastic choices to replace 2 of the traditional train stations!
Don’t forget to email your nominations to email@example.com.