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The 9 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!

Lamb dinner

The Best Food of the Lake District and Cumbria


Did you know that Cumbria is home to many world-famous dishes? Steeped in tradition, much of the Cumbrian fayre derives from the Lake District landscape, giving it a unique and authentic taste.

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!

Derwentwater and Borrowdale

Itinerary: A Weekend in Keswick


It's easy to see why so many people choose Keswick as their favourite holiday destination.

Walking up Blencathra the easy way

Blencathra, the easy way!


It sometimes feels as if there’s a competition in the Lake District to find the trickiest and most challenging route up a fell, but it doesn’t have to be that way! Sure, if you're an experienced wa