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Bowderdale Farm in Wasdale

Top Ten Isolated Cottages


If you’re looking to get away from it all, for a few days or a few weeks, then wow do we have some fabulous remote spots for you!

A little pool at Wasdale

A little bimble round hidden Wasdale


It’s no surprise that the view that you see here (below, taken in Summer) was voted Britain’s Top View by popular vote in the UK.

Little Braithwaite Farmhouse holiday cottage

10 Fabulous Farmhouses for your Lake District Holiday


There’s something wonderful about a holiday in a farmhouse: the tradition, the history and the cosiness make for a relaxing holiday that feels like a real escape.

The chocolate factory workshop in the Lake District

Chocolate Heaven at The Chocolate Factory Hawkshead


Following almost 40 years in the family business of Wilsons Kendal Mint Cake, Andrew Wilson and his wife, Fiona, had the opportunity of doing

Ambleside and Wansfell Pike in the Lake District

The Easy Way up Wansfell Pike


The walk up Wansfell Pike is simply lovely and there's so much to cram in before you even start that you may even forget your original plan!