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.
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…
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…
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.
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?
There is something about the ritual of crafting a cocktail that makes it perfect for Christmas. We’ve picked our favourite seasonal drinks that takes us back to noisier times, crowding around the table.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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?