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Curated by the Another Place collective, here you’ll find a digital companion of inspirational stories, happenings and everything exciting at each of our hotels. We’re a group of foodies, musicians, skiers, surfers, bookworms, outdoor enthusiasts, creators and friends. We’re the people you chat to on Facebook; the ones taking photos and putting together recipes and playlists for when you need inspiration from a new place.

  • The People Behind Another Place

    The People Behind Another Place

    Bethany Thomas is a regular face on our front desk at Another Place, The Lake. There’s so much more to her than someone who gives you your room key. We interviewed her to find out why she’s our go-to-girl for advice on getting out there on the fells. “I grew up in a little town [...]

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  • A is for ALPACA

    A is for ALPACA

    Perhaps, on your way up to visit us, you may have indulged in a nostalgic game of eye-spy.  Very quickly you’d find yourself spotting sheep, cows and maybe, if you are lucky, an osprey at the right time of the year. What you might not expect to spy, is a herd of alpacas. Alpacaly Ever [...]

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  • The World’s Original Marmalade Festival

    The World’s Original Marmalade Festival

    Saturday 17 – Sunday 18 March 2018

    Get to Penrith & Dalemain Mansion to celebrate the glory that is marmalade in all its brilliance.

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  • Helvellyn in winter

    Helvellyn in winter

    Julia Bradbury, and the team from Britain’s Favourite Walks named Helvellyn as the best walk in the country in 2018. Fell Top Assessor, Zac Poulton, talks to us about getting up Helvellyn in winter.

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  • Guest blog: Alex Lester

    Guest blog: Alex Lester

    As a newcomer to wild swimming, Alex details how he prepared himself for the seven mile charity swim and why he’s now recommending a dip in Ullswater to anyone that’ll listen.

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  • Guest blog: Adventurer Anna Blackwell

    Guest blog: Adventurer Anna Blackwell

    After five months of kayaking, adventuruer Anna Blackwell finds out that she’s not ready to put down the paddle at Another Place.

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  • Guest blog: Fiona Quinn

    Guest blog: Fiona Quinn

    Length of Britain triathlete Fiona Quinn stops off at Another Place to take a breath and explore the Ullswater Way.

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  • Guest blog: Wild swimmer John Mather

    Guest blog: Wild swimmer John Mather

    To celebrate his 60th birthday, John Mather attempted to swim the length of all 17 lakes contained within the Lake District

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  • Interior style – Family suites

    Interior style – Family suites

    The contemporary wing of the hotel was brand new to the hotel upon opening in 2017. Household design have helped us to create the stylish family suites that you see today.

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  • ‘Outstanding New Hotel’ award

    ‘Outstanding New Hotel’ award

    “The panel look for a game-changer with unique style”. Another Place, The Lake was shortlisted in the annual Independent Hotel Show Awards. The final say, on 16 October 2018, was a vote.

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  • Red squirrel awareness week

    Red squirrel awareness week

    Ullswater is a native home to red squirrels and we’re doing all we can to encourage them. Red squirrel awareness week is all about spreading the message of the UK’s most loved species.

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  • Wildlife near Ullswater, a field guide

    Wildlife near Ullswater, a field guide

    Whether you’re rooting for the red squirrel or looking to spot an otter The Lake District, especially near Ullswater, is a great place to start. Use our picture guide for spotting animals around Ullswater.

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