Glamping In The Lake District

Glamping has recently exploded in popularity. Lake District Estates have three sites in the Lake District that feature Glamping Pods

How to celebrate Christmas in the Lakes and surrounds

Picture this: it’s 7am, snow is gliding down outside, and you’re all bundled up in a cosy double bed on your getaway in the Lakes. There’s only a few days until Christmas and you’re full of festive spirit – but where do you celebrate? Are there activities nearby? Are some places more Christmassy than others?…

Best Events in the Lake District this Autumn

Having something to look forward to can be a great way to kick start the colder months. We often like being reminded that mulled wine is on the horizon, not to mention all the new coffee flavours at Starbucks.

Top 10 Tips To Reduce Your Plastic Waste This Year

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. We’ve all heard it, and we all try to do our best when we can, but it can be hard to follow all the time.

Just think what would happen if we reduced our plastic waste to almost nothing. Oceans would be able to be cleared, recycling plants would no longer be overwhelmed, wildlife would thrive, and your conscious would feel a whole lot better. 

Pooley Bridge: “Business as Usual” – What you need to know…

This week, a group of independent businesses in and around Pooley Bridge joined forces to launch the Pooley ‘New’ Bridge Loyalty Lottery.  The project aims to reward loyal visitors and locals for their support during the construction of the new road bridge between September 2019 and Spring 2020. The Pooley ‘New’ Bridge Loyalty Lottery runs from…

Accessible Holidays in the Lakes

Going to the Lake District and surrounds is an adventure on many people’s bucket lists – and often something, like any good holiday, that needs a fair bit of planning. When you take into account accessibility considerations too, it means that getting the balance right for a perfect holiday can be a little tricky.

The Best Walks Around Ullswater

Those familiar with Ullswater may be aware of a lovely stroll called the Ullswater Way. Although the full 20 miles is something I would always recommend to put on the bucket list and a must for any avid walker who is able, the walk can be divided into smaller legs with the help of the Ullswater ‘Steamers’. The boats stop at four piers (Glenridding, Pooley Bridge, Howtown, and Aira Force) allowing for walkers (and their dogs!) to see more of the lake without all the leg work.

Is Glamping For Me?

We’ve all seen it, the luxurious pod in a luscious field of green freshly cut grass, a roaring fire, sizzling BBQs, and a group of friends and family having the time of their life. Glamping has multiple depictions due to the wide variety of options now available to the holiday maker, but is it really for you? We thought we’d put everything in one place and make deciding whether Glamping is the right choice for you as easy as we can by giving a Glamping masterclass, showing what we’ve got, and what it’s like