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See Ullswater on a steamer!

With over 150 years of experience of running lake cruises, Ullswater Steamers are award winning and are accredited Lake District Attraction. Ullswater is one of the Places In The Lake District that has to be visited. It has five traditional boats that have a network of routes from Pooley Bridge on the north side which […]

Choose the Lake District this summer

With summer around the corner and the sun is finally coming out to shine you may  be wondering Where To Go In The Lake District, a great activity to keep in mind when visiting Windermere is one of the many Lake District Boat Trips along the Lakes. At just over ten miles long and more […]

Weddings in Cumbria

A Lake District Wedding, is one of the most romantic places! Taking your wedding vows in a small parish church overlooking the sea is just one of the best places to enjoy your wedding whilst in Cumbria! Or maybe perhaps, a civil ceremony with the Lake in the background, and the beautiful mountain landscape surrounding you. […]

Five must do activites while visiting in the Lake District

There are hundreds of Things To Do In The Lake District but today we’re going to talk about our top five things that you can do whilst visiting the Lake District: Go walking with wolves: You may be alarmed but don’t worry, it’s perfectly safe! This is an opportunity to get up close & personal […]

Princess Anne is coming to visit Save the Children shop in Windermere!

Buckingham Palace has made public that the Princess Royal will be visiting the Lake District on 21st March to recognize the important work by volunteer gatherings in the area, additionally an incredible commemoration for one of the nearby schools. Princess Anne is President of the Save The Children Fund, and as the president, she is […]

Mass tree planting event in the Lake District!

There is to be a Mass Tree Planting in the Lake District. There is going to be over 1,400 trees! Volunteers, local residents, and even school children are gathering together to plant various different trees on 10th February. There will be five sites in which the Mass Planting will occur and more than 90 people […]

Theatre by The Lake

The Theatre by the Lake which is Cumbria’s only producing theatre – is delighted to announce its eagerly anticipated 2017 season, the first under the leadership of new Artistic Director, Conrad Lynch – marking the theatre’s bold move to being a producer-led venue for the first time. Bursting with World Premieres, Regional Premieres, new collaborations […]

Welcome to 2017 at The Borrowdale Gates Hotel

With Christmas a distant memory and the New Year well and truly here beat the back to work blues by booking a break at The Borrowdale Gates Hotel. With January offers still available, come and recover from the festive season with a short break at the Borrowdale Gates Hotel, where “Peace and Quiet Come as […]

Fell walking and Blencathra

Combine a visit to the Borrowdale Gates in the New Year with our fell walking experience and a trip to the new Mountain Heritage Trust which will be based at Blencathra. The Hotel has teamed up with Matt Le Voi, a qualified Mountaineering Instructor and founder of a local firm, Lakeland Mountain Guides, to bring […]