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A Brew for Ramblers With Cumbrian Tea


We Brits love a steaming hot cup of tea, whether that's in a mug to wake us up in the morning, in a china teacup during a fancy afternoon tea, or from a flask at the top of a Lake District mountain

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Top 20 Dog-Friendly Pubs in the Lake District


The Lake District has to be one of the most dog friendly places in the country!

Swing in the garden at Wallthwaite Farmhouse in the Lake District

Multi-Generational Holiday Cottages


There’s nothing quite like getting away with the family for a Lake District holiday! You’ll want to make sure that you find a self-catering cottage that suits your whole group, though.

Library in Burrelhill holiday cottage

The Lake District's Literary Heritage


The beautiful lakes and mountains of the Lake District National Park have provided literary inspiration for centuries.

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Cumbria in a Candle by Lakeland Lights


After more than a decade living and working overseas in Hong Kong and Iceland, James and Jo Long returned to the UK in 2019 with the spark of an idea to set up their own business in beautiful West