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The La'al Ratty Miniature Steam Train in Eskdale

10 Walks From the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Stations


Everything about the La’al Ratty (more formally known as the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway) is chuffing fabulous: great views, fascinating histo

The Wasdale Head Inn

10 Amazing Lake District Beer Gardens


Beer gardens are a big part of the Lake District experience for many.

Boat on Derwentwater in Keswick, the Lake District

9 Things You Have To Do on Your First Visit to Keswick


Keswick is one of the best places to visit in the Lake District.

Helm Crag in Grasmere, the Lake District

10 Easy Mountain Walks in the Lake District


Easy is a funny old word – what one person considers an easy mountain walk, another might find nigh on impossible, and it’s the same when we come to the Lake District fells.

The Black Bull pub in Coniston, the Lake District

Where to Eat in Coniston


Coniston village in the Lake District sits on the lake of the same name and is surrounded by impressive fells such as the Coniston