The wilder corners of the Lake District come to life as the sun sets. From tawny owls and bats to moths and badgers, Heather Devey from RSPB Haweswater shares her tips on how to spot them at night.
Cumbria has some of the darkest skies in the UK, making it the perfect place for stargazing, even the Milky Way. Find the best places to watch the stars and the impact of light pollution with our Lake District guide.
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?
Ever dreamt of giving it all up and running away to the hills? Meet Millican Dalton – a free-spirited adventurer who did just that and inspired the Millican back pack.
Our favourite five short walks, within striking distance from our front door. Visit Gowbarrow Fell. Black Moss Pit, Hallin Fell, Swindale and Cathedral Cavern.
Ask any Lake District explorer, walker, wanderer. If there’s one thing to rival the anticipation of touching a summit cairn, it’s an eagerly awaited snack.
Once in the Lakes you’d find yourself quickly spotting sheep, cows and maybe, if you are lucky, an osprey. What you might not expect, is a herd of alpacas.
Interior designer Matt Hulme of Dynargh Design shares some inspirations and insights from his reimagining of the Ullswater Suite.
The moon has inspired songwriting since the dawn of time. Take an audio trip to the moon and back with our Moon Playlist on Spotify.
Lia Leendertz’s bestselling Almanac seasonal guides help us reconnect with the natural world. Read on for excerpts from the new 2021 edition.
From connecting with the past to experiencing a child-like magic, what could be more memorable than a night swim under the stars?
Even the most fleeting glimpse of a Red Squirrel is unforgettable. Heather Dewey from RSPB Haweswater tells all about this handsome creature.