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Jetty on Windermere at sunset

The Spookiest Hauntings in the Lake District


October is the month of Halloween, which means spooky stories abound and frightening happenings might just keep you awake at night!

Spooky tree at night time

Halloween in the Lake District this October Half Term [2021]


The October half term is a fabulous time to seek out ghouls, goblins and ghosts while the kids are away from school.

Orrest Head above Bowness-on-Windermere

6 of the Best Walks From Bowness-on-Windermere


Bowness-on-Windermere is one of the most popular towns

Kat's Kitchen vegan restaurant in Keswick

The Best Vegetarian and Vegan Eateries in The Lake District


The Lake District – with its penchant for sheep farming and Cumberland Sausage – might not seem like the most likely place to cater for vegetarians and vegans. But prepare to be surprised!

Brougham Castle on the River Eamont in Cumbria

The Best English Heritage Attractions in the Lake District and Cumbria


Telling the story of England’s history over 6,000 years, English Heritage’s buildings and monuments play an important part in the country’s identity.