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The Ribblehead Viaduct on the Settle to Carlisle Railway

Cottages on the Settle to Carlisle Railway Route


One of the most scenic rail routes in England, the Settle to Carlisle Railway stretches 72 miles between its two terminals and passes through 12 tunnels and across 20 viaduc

Eskdale river in the Lake District

10 Places to Escape the Crowds


We all appreciate a recommendation from a good friend or a must-see highlight from a travel expert.

Roses at holiday cottage

Romantic Cottages for Valentine’s Day 2020


It’s that time of year where love is in the air and you might be thinking of treating yourself and your other half to a romantic break away!

Sunset over Red Screes in the Lake District

An Easy Walk up Red Screes


Red Screes is another fell, like Latrigg, where you can drive half way up, making the walk a lot shorter if you don't fancy taking on the full h

Log burner at Iveing Cottage North

9 Windermere Cottages with a Wood Burner


Do you just love the idea of curling up in front of a cosy wood burner or roaring open fire on a chilly winter’s evening?