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Lake District View From Hill Top
Posted: 5 days 11 hours ago
Fionn Davenport, one of Ireland’s most renowned travel writers and broadcasters, has joined forces with Cumbria Tourism in a bid to attract more international visitors to World Heritage sites across the North of England. Cumbria Tourism is leading the Northern World Heritage Collection, which is supported by the Government’s £40 million Discover England funding. Fionn will head up a £250,000 project, which will place focus on the World Heritage sites across the North of England, including the Lake District. His role will include working with each... continue reading
Woman drinking hot drink on rainy day
Posted: 1 week 6 days ago
A rainy day in the Lake District doesn’t have to mean that your holiday can’t still be packed full of exciting activities. Windermere and the surrounding areas have plenty of fun events, activities and venues which are sure to take your rainy day blues right away. Here are just a few activities that are perfect for the whole family to take part in on a damp day in the Lake District. The World of Beatrix Potter Probably one of the most famous attractions in the Lake District, The World of Beatrix Potter is sure to brighten up even the rainiest day for the... continue reading
pumpkins halloween
Posted: 1 month 3 days ago
The Lake District is one of the best places to spend Halloween. It has plenty of spooky events for both adults, children and families to enjoy. Even if you aren’t looking for events, the Lake District is positively charged with gothic energies, particularly in the Autumn season with crimson trees, misty mountains and twisting windblown trees. Wherever you are in the Lake District this Halloween, you’ll be feeling those spooky vibes. Witches and Wizards Week - Mon 22nd Oct 2018 – Fri 26th Oct 2018 We’re kicking it off strong with Witches and... continue reading
parents giving children a piggy back
Posted: 1 month 6 days ago
Half term is soon approaching, and what better way to impress your children than by surprising them with a fabulous family holiday in the lake district. There is plenty going on in the Lakes over the half term, and Windermere Marina is situated right at the heart of it all. With our pet-friendly accommodation you can bring the whole family too, so even the dog can enjoy a family getaway! We will be looking at things to do with your young ones and teenagers both outdoors and indoors, so you will have something to look forward to whatever the weather. Outdoors Windermere... continue reading
Friends celebrating with Wine
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago
Never mind that autumn is the perhaps the most beautiful time of year in one of the UK’s most picturesque places, or that there are some wonderful activities and festivals happening in The Lake District this season; The Lakes is always a great place to visit for a multitude of reasons – and the more the merrier! Whether you’re celebrating a family or class reunion, a birthday party or a wedding with all of your closest friends or taking part in an office retreat, The Lakes offers a host of activities and events that are perfect for celebrating these... continue reading
Windermere Marina Village
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago
After a summer of scorching temperatures, you can be forgiven for feeling rather blue as we enter autumn this year. A short break away following a summer of sun and fun could be just what you and the family need to recharge the batteries before the Christmas countdown begins. Thankfully the Lake District offers a beautiful retreat from the day-to-day grind at this time of year. The autumnal hues across the World Heritage site are truly stunning and not to be missed. And when it comes to luxury self catering accommodation in the lake district, you can count on us here at... continue reading
Rock climbing
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago
One of the UK’s most visited natural attractions, the Lake District is also the perfect place to seek adventure. Whether reaching new heights trekking along the hill tops, taking to the water with a selection of water sports, or exploring the fascinating labyrinth of caves, one thing is certain: there are plenty of thrills to be had here. To help unleash your inner explorer, guests staying at our self-catering accommodation in the Lake District will also benefit from exclusive guest discounts to some of the Lake’s top adventure attractions. Get ready to feel an... continue reading
Tree top adventures in the Lakes
Posted: 2 months 3 weeks ago
Finding a perfect holiday destination that suits everyone can sometimes be difficult. With such a variety of exotic locations now more easily accessible, selecting a place that is going to satisfy everyone and keep the entire family entertained can be hard work. Why spend hours on a flight towards the unknown, when you can simply visit the remarkable Lake District in one of the UK’s largest National Parks?  Known for its stunning scenery, breathtaking views and exceptional walks, the heart of the Lakes has become a holiday hotspot for more tourists than ever... continue reading