December 2020

Ullswater in the Lake District

10 Walks Around Ullswater


Ullswater regularly tops the polls as the most popular lake in the Lake District, and it's easy to find plenty to love about this perfectly positioned lake! With the great

Fisherman on Congra Moss

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2020


As 2020 comes to a close, I want to look back on the positives that have come with this very unusual year.

Tewet Tarn and Blencathra in the Lake District

Castlerigg and St John's in the Vale Circular Walk


This relatively easy walk, starting just outside of Keswick, takes in some wonderful fell views, as well as a mysterious stone circle, an isolated church, a quiet tarn and even, if you’re lucky, wi

Christmas decorations in Cockermouth, Cumbria

Last-Minute Christmas Shopping in the Lake District


It happens to all of us: either we leave all of our Christmas shopping to the last minute, or there's that one person who we can't find a good gift for.

Fire with Christmas tree and stockings

Last Minute Christmas Cottages 2020


Christmas is just around the corner, and if you fancy a last-minute festive getaway to the Lake District, then we have the cottage for you!

Blencathra from High Above Mungrisdale

Capturing a Moment with Maria Burton Art


The landscape of the Lake District has inspired artists for hundreds of years.

Snow on the fells in Borrowdale

Castle Crag Circular Walk


This weekend in the Lake District was stunning!

Cable & Blake fabric over a boat

Local Herdwick Fabrics from Cable and Blake


Picture a Lake District landscape and you may conjure up the image of a glittering lake backed by towering fells, with lovely Herdwick sheep dotted between the dry stone walls.

Christmas mince pies

Where to Eat in the Lake District on Christmas Day 2020


There's no doubt that Christmas this year is going to be a little bit different!