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Illustration by Beatrix Potter from The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Beatrix Potter and the Lake District


Beatrix Potter is best known as the celebrated children's author and creator of Peter Rabbit.

Derwentwater in the Lake District

What to Do at Derwentwater


Derwentwater is the lake right next to Keswick in the Northern Lake District. It offers plenty of things to do both on and around the water, and it’s easy to reach.

Boat on Windermere lake

Dog-Friendly Attractions Near Windermere


The Lake District’s largest lake, Windermere, is a tempting destination for humans and dogs alike.

Fleetwith Pike in the Lake District

Top 10 Family-Friendly Wainwright Walks


If you’re heading to the Lake District National Park and are looking to get out on some family-friendly walks in the mountains, then you’re in for a treat!

Horse surrounded by Lake District countryside

Horse Riding & Pony Trekking in the Lake District


The Lake District is known for its unforgettable scenery – so just imagine taking it all in on horseback!