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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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Blackdown Shepherd Huts

    Blackdown Shepherd Huts

    Whilst we eagerly anticipate the arrival of our six new shepherd huts to our gardens, we visited the Blackdown Shepherd Hut workshop in Somerset to get a taste of the work and care that goes into building each one

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  • Meteor showers

    Meteor showers

    As the longer nights stretch out ahead of us, which meteor showers might you see in the dark skies above the Lake District this year?

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  • Ear Safety for Swimmers

    Ear Safety for Swimmers

    Audiologist Vincent Howard shares his top tips to protect your ears when swimming – whether here in Ullswater or further afield and why he recommends Snugs earplugs.

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  • Laurel Truscott Landscape Architect

    Laurel Truscott Landscape Architect

    Landscape architect, Laurel Truscott, has created the vision for ‘Outside’ our new spaces in our grounds. Find out more about how she is blurring the boundaries between outdoors and in.

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  • 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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