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  • Events in Cumbria

    Events in Cumbria

    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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  • Exploring Grizedale Sculpture Forest

    Exploring Grizedale Sculpture Forest

    Keswick-based blogger and wild swim guide Ali Phillips took to Grizedale’s trails and woodland paths in search of artistic inspiration. Taking us on a guided tour, Ali explains why this art in the wild is accessible to all.

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  • Discover Kids’ Zone

    Discover Kids’ Zone

    Get back to nature with the Kids’ Zone at Another Place. Ofted registered and run by an experienced team, we’ll give you the chance to take some time for yourself while your children are having fun. Meet Gillian, our forest school qualified Kids’ Zone manager.

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  • The Ullswater Way

    The Ullswater Way

    Created in 2016 following Storm Desmond and circumnavigating the lake, the Ullswater Way is probably one of the most popular Lake District walks. Discover artwork and heritage along the 22 mile trail.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Autumn almanac

    Autumn almanac

    Lia Leendertz’s bestselling Almanac seasonal guides help us reconnect with the natural world. Read on for excerpts from the new 2021 edition.

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  • Star struck

    Star struck

    From connecting with the past to experiencing a child-like magic, what could be more memorable than a night swim under the stars?

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