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The River Duddon in the Duddon Valley

River Duddon and Dunnerdale Forest Walk


The Duddon Valley - also known as Dunnerdale - is one of the most secret parts of the Lake District.

Burger and beer in front of an open fire at The Flying Pig in Bowness-on-Windermere

The Best Places to Eat in Bowness and Windermere


Windermere village and its neighbouring town of Bowness-on-Windermere are two of the most popular destinations in the Lake District.

Sunset over Derwentwater in the Lake District

A Guide to the Lake District Lakes


There are officially 16 lakes in the Lake District, though these are complimented by many other bodies of water including tarns and reservoirs.

Cranstons food hamper next to a lake

Cranstons' Top Cumbrian Food Picks


Cumbrian butchers and maker Cranstons have been championing local produce for over 100 years.

The Screes holiday apartment in Wasdale

Lake District Holiday Apartments


Sometimes all you need is a stylish apartment as a base to explore the beautiful Lake District.