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10 Great Family Days Out in the Lake District

The Lake District World Heritage site is one of the UK’s most popular tourist destinations, particularly with families, so it’s not surprising that there are so many different possibilities for family days out in the region. Whether it’s exploring the great outdoors or places to hide indoors from some temperamental weather, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to things to see and do. If you’re a little unsure where to begin, worry not, we’ve put together this brief guide to help you get started. Here are 10 great ideas for a family day out in the Lake District.
Lake Cruises

Whether it’s a steamer on Ullswater, or a Derwentwater cruise from the Keswick Launch, exploring the Lake District by water is a must for an unforgettable […]

10 Great Family-Friendly Walks in the Lake District

The quintessential Lake District experience of lakeside walks, challenging climbs and breathtaking views is hard to beat, but not every walk is suited to those with little legs or for pushing pushchairs! These family friendly walks in the Lake District offer the same highs you’d expect from the most strenuous of fell walks, with manageable terrain, plenty of breaks and routes that aren’t too long for young children. They offer the perfect introduction to the Lake District for little ones, and should hopefully spark the same lifelong love affair with the region that we’ve had.
Sale Fell

 

Sale Fell is one of the lesser known fells, but it’s right on our doorstep here and we can tell you that it’s well worth exploring time and time again. […]

Suki Bears Now Available at Herdwick Croft!

The Herdwick Croft Gift Shop is now home to some beautiful Suki Silver Tag Bears – only 1500 of each of these limited edition bears have been produced. Each bear has a traditional pronounced hump on its back, is heavily weighted with beans and has moveable joints to arms, legs and head and comes with its own hand-numbered tag out of 1500. All Suki bears are made from exceptionally high quality fabrics and include soft multi-tonal plush.

They’re the perfect gift for special occasions such as birthdays, christenings and anniversaries. They also look fabulous when used as a decoration in your living room, bedroom or holiday home.

We are delighted to offer £10 off each bear for a limited time only. With the discount, prices range from […]