March 2020

Ennerdale Water in the Lake District

9 Places for a Dose of Fresh Air


When you feel a need to get away, have a break, or simply relax, then a deep breath of clean, crisp air can be just the ticket.

Inchmaholme in Keswick, the Lake District

Luxury Self-Catering Cottages in Keswick


How do you feel about divine luxury in one of the most beautiful towns of the Lake District?

Wasdale in the Lake District

10 Things to do in Wasdale


Wasdale in the far west of the Lake District is a valley of contrast and extremes. High craggy fells gradually melt away to a wooded rolling landscape and further still to the sea.

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!

Luxury at Kirkbank Cottage

WIN a rather plush break at Kirkbank Cottage (worth £935)


Drum roll please!  It’s cottage giveaway time over on our Facebook page.

Gin at Chestnut House in Ullswater

400 Gins at Chestnut House


In 2016, Andrew and Emma opened Chestnut House in Pooley Bridge, Ullswater.