Sally's blog

View from Pike o' Blisco in the Lake District

The Easy Way Up Pike o' Blisco


Pike o' Blisco overlooks the Langdale Valley in t

Picnic on Derwentwater in the Lake District

Top 10 Picnic Spots in the Lake District


A robust tradition of the British holiday is a picnic.

The La'al Ratty in Eskdale

Things to Do With Toddlers in the Lake District


“Are we there yet?” We’ve all either heard it or said it as children ourselves, or both.

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.