If you’ve got the walking bug and long to share your love of the great outdoors with your children, the Lake District has to be first on the list of destinations. Not every fell is suitable for kids though – so you need to strike a balance between giving them enough of a challenge while still being simple, short and safe enough for their little legs to handle. Luckily you’re still spoilt for choice for family-friendly walks in the Lake District – in fact, after we put together our first list of 10 Great Family-Friendly Walks in the Lake District, we realised there were still so many fantastic walks to share with you. So, we’ve assembled another 10 for you to try, from fells that […]
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As we write this, it’s currently Local History Month, so what better time to highlight some of the historical attractions in the Lake District? The region boasts a rich history dating back thousands of years, and has been shaped through many different eras, and home to numerous notable figures. It’s no surprise, then, that there are so many different sites to see – ranging from Neolithic or Roman landmarks, to fascinating museums or the homes of beloved literary greats. Here are just some of the places to see in the Lake District.
Castlerigg Stone Circle
Cumbria is home to several Neolithic stone circles, one of the most of any region in the country, each with a fascinating history that mystifies scholars to this day – but perhaps […]
We’re well into the New Year by now, and if you’re anything like us those New Year’s Resolutions you were definitely going to do in 2019 have already fallen by the wayside! Don’t worry though, because we’ve come up with a to-do list that you’ll actually want to stick to – a list of 19 things to try out in the Lake District for 2019. Whether it’s getting out and exploring the world famous scenery, indulging in the incredible local food scene, sampling the wide range of culture, or simply revisiting your favourite walks, here’s what to do in the Lake District this year.
1. Start ticking off Wainwrights
You can’t visit the Lakes and not climb a fell! Considered by many as the definitive guide to the Lake District […]