September 2021

Glass of gin

5 Fabulous Lake District Walks with Gin Tastings


There’s a growing artisan gin scene in Cumbria, with a number of small batch distilleries across the county providing a unique juniper taste that’s enhanced by the local waters.

Market stall in Cumbria

Taste Cumbria Food Festival


This weekend (24th to 26th September 2021) sees the return of the fabulous Taste Cumbria food festival in

Cumbria and the Lake District by Public Transport


If you’re planning an eco-friendly trip to the

The Best Road Cycling Climbs in the Lake District


The Lake District is the perfect place

Windermere in the Lake District

What to do Around Lake Windermere


Windermere is the longest lake in the Lake District and the longest lake in England! Measuring 10.5 miles long (just over 18km), it’s also 219ft deep (66.7m) and just under 1 mile wide (1.5km).

Shopping on Highgate in Kendal

Shopping in the Lake District


The main reason to visit Cumbria has to be the spectacular outdoors, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy a relaxed spot of shopping in the Lake District as well!

Ullswater from Gowbarow Park in the Lake District

Top 10 Places to Kayak in the Lake District


The Lake District is mecca for those who love water sports, with the national park’s 16 lakes offering an array of activities on their shimmering surfaces.

Striding Edge ridge walk in the Lake District

The 5 Best Ridge Walks in the Lake District


The Lake District is, of course, well k

Grisedale Horseshoe near Keswick

Keswick Mountain Festival 2021


This weekend sees one of Keswick’s biggest events returning to the town: the Keswick Mountain Festival 2021!

Carlisle Cathedral

Love Culture Fortnight 2021 and Free Heritage Open Days in Cumbria


This September, volunteers and attractions around the Lake District and Cumbria will be celebrating Love Culture Fortnight 2021 with a range of free heritage open days across the county.