The Lake District
Windermere and Grasmere: Romancing the Lake District
We follow a literary trail around Windermere and Grasmere, jewels in the crown of the magnificent Lake District There’s something about the Lake District – something that sparks the imagination and soothes the soul. A…
The Real Beatrix Potter
Her books are loved the world over, but the author’s unconventional life choices and passion for the Lake District make her own story a fascinating tale in itself Words by Nadia Cohen Say the name…
The best British September day trips
As summer slowly merges into autumn, parts of the British countryside come alive with colour. Here are a few places that we think are particularly spectacular in September Keswick, Lake District Nestled within the craggy…
In photos: Beatrix Potter’s Lake District
To mark the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter’s birth, we take a look at the lovely Lake District landscape she fell in love with and inspired her stories.
The Lake District: an insider’s guide
Home to poet and artist John Ruskin and children’s author Beatrix Potter, the Lake District continues to charm visitors with its breathtaking landscapes, picturesque pubs and award-winning attractions
On the trail of William Wordsworth
Following in the footsteps of William Wordsworth, Lawrence Alexander explores the poet’s beloved Grasmere and other Lake District haunts
Win a luxury foodie trip to the Lake District
Win a two-night gourmet stay at a luxury spa hotel in the beautiful Lake District
Where to have a Swallows and Amazons adventure
A new film version of Swallows and Amazons brings the rural way of life back to the big screen. Here we check out the beautiful locations used in the movie.
Escape to the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District
Cumbrian retreat Hipping Hall combines contemporary luxury with period charm to deliver the finest in rural relaxation, alongside a three AA Rosette restaurant, in an enviable location between the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District.
The Lake District and Beatrix Potter country
The Lake District continues to charm visitors with its breathtaking landscapes, picturesque pubs and award-winning attractions. Here is our pick of the Lakes’ hidden gems.