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Another Place

Curated by the Another Place collective, here you’ll find a digital companion for The Machrie on Islay and The Lake in Ullswater.

Get back to nature with the Kids’ Zone at Another Place. Ofsted 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.
Art in the wild is flourishing amongst the fells, valleys and crags. Lace-up your hiking boots and head to the hills for the opportunity to view an outdoor exhibition. The Lake District will surprise you with what it has to offer.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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
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.
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.
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?