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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.

  • Cold water meditation

    Cold water meditation

    Gilly McArthur and the Wonderful Wild Women community are passionate about the positive effects of being active in nature. Find out about her five-step cold meditation exercise.

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  • Ruark Audio inspirational playlist

    Ruark Audio inspirational playlist

    Feet up. Leaves rustling in the trees above. This Ruark playlist has been made for you as you swing in your hammock overlooking The Lake.

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  • Hazelnut Espresso Martini recipe

    Hazelnut Espresso Martini recipe

    Our take on the classic espresso martini with Origin coffee and Disaronno. A favourite of ours served in the Living Space bar and Rampsbeck restaurant.

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  • Penguin’s Christmas reading list

    Penguin’s Christmas reading list

    From the master of spy thrillers, bloody battlefields during the Wars of the Roses and finding hope for the future for our planet by Jane Goodall, Penguin’s top twelve essential Christmas reading guide is here.

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  • Illustrating Another Place with Joules

    Illustrating Another Place with Joules

    From designing pumpkins and window displays to painting with gouche and paddleboarding. It’s all in a days work for Isla and Rosie, the resident Joules illustrators. Find out what inspired them to create the new illustrations for the Joules suite.

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  • Strokes and floats

    Strokes and floats

    From still lakes to waterfall plunge pools, swimming beneath the open sky is infamously addictive. Our swimming expert Colin Hill shares his tips on getting the most from your float…

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  • The man with his head in the clouds

    The man with his head in the clouds

    For too many, clouds are shorthand for gloom and doom. But author and founder of The Cloud Appreciation Society, Gavin Pretor-Pinney, rallies us to see them a source of joy…

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  • Wild swimming with Winnie Poaty

    Wild swimming with Winnie Poaty

    An inspiring advocate of cold water swimming for mental health, Winnie Poaty takes us on her journey of how the water helps her to switch off, rebalance, a feeling and why it’s so important.

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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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  • Sounds of floating

    Sounds of floating

    How often do you stop and listen? Like, really listen? Tune into the sounds of your surroundings; engage your ears in the environment; become aurally absorbed in nature?

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  • On floating with Joe Minihane

    On floating with Joe Minihane

    Joe Minihane swims (and floats) in rivers, lakes, lidos and bays. We asked him to explore just why floating is so ridiculously relaxing.

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  • Wildlife that walks on water

    Wildlife that walks on water

    From the minute to the massive, aquatic wildlife is rich in diversity and abundance. Here in the Lake District, freshwater species have a bounty of rivers, streams, ponds and lakes to live in – and float on.

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