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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.

  • Theatre by the Lake

    Theatre by the Lake

    Theatre by the Lake has one of the most breath taking settings of any theatre in the UK; on the shores of Derwentwater, a visit to a show is always accompanied by some unforgettable views.

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  • Top 10 Ullswater swim spots

    Top 10 Ullswater swim spots

    Our guide to the top 10 open water swimming spots in and around Ullswater, with the Wild Swimming Brothers.

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  • Skiing in the Lake District

    Skiing in the Lake District

    We caught up with Mike Sweeney, President of the Lake District Ski Club on Raise, to find out why skiing in the Lake District is on par with resorts like Verbier and the Three Valleys in France.

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  • Lake District skiers

    Lake District skiers

    From the seasoned mountain guide who grew up in a ski shop, to the Wonderful Wild Women taking to the face of Helvellyn, we meet four of the adventurous characters who live for skiing in the Lake District.

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  • Helvellyn

    Helvellyn

    Helvellyn may not be the highest fell in the Lake District but it is certainly the most popular. Only recommended for the most experienced of walkers the challenging knife edge ridges attract over 250K walkers a year.

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  • Events in Cumbria 2022

    Events in Cumbria 2022

    A curated list of local events taking place in Cumbria and the Lake District. From mountain festivals and theatre performances to marmalade competitions and outdoor swimming events…

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  • Garden Days at Dalemain

    Garden Days at Dalemain

    Garden Days at Dalemain are monthly expert-led workshops, lectures and demonstrations set in the gardens of the historical Lake District estate close to Another Place and Ullswater.

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  • Julia Ogden landscape artist

    Julia Ogden landscape artist

    Julia Ogden’s mural is one of the outstanding features of Lynsey Ford’s redesign of Willow cottage. Find out about the inspiration around her landscape paintings and where you can buy the Another Place mural.

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  • The World’s Original Marmalade Festival in Cumbria

    The World’s Original Marmalade Festival in Cumbria

    Saturday 14 May 2022
    The World’s Original Marmalade Festival will be returning on 14 May so put the date in your diaries and get ready to go orange!

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  • Introducing: Outside

    Introducing: Outside

    A treehouse in the canopy, six shepherd huts in the parkland and a Victorian glasshouse alongside the kitchen garden. This winter Another Place launches Outside; the new rooms and spaces within the grounds of the hotel.

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  • The Lakes on film

    The Lakes on film

    The Lake District is a special place for local filmmaker Michael Lazenby. The top of a summit at dawn. Blue hour. Helvellyn via Striding Edge and why Ullswater is his favourite destination in the hunt for cloud inversions.

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  • Helen Jenkins: My happier place

    Helen Jenkins: My happier place

    Three time Olympic triathlete, Helen Jenkins, explores how being active in nature boosts a positive state of mind and why she’ s planning her next visit to Another Place.

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