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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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  • 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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  • Julia Ogden landscape artist

    Julia Ogden landscape artist

    Julia Ogden’s mural is one of the outstanding features of Lynsey Ford’s redesign of Willow cottage. Find out about the inspiration around her landscape paintings and where you can buy the Another Place mural.

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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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  • The Lakes on film

    The Lakes on film

    The Lake District is a special place for local filmmaker Michael Lazenby. The top of a summit at dawn. Blue hour. Helvellyn via Striding Edge and why Ullswater is his favourite destination in the hunt for cloud inversions.

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  • Helen Jenkins: My happier place

    Helen Jenkins: My happier place

    Three time Olympic triathlete, Helen Jenkins, explores how being active in nature boosts a positive state of mind and why she’ s planning her next visit to Another Place.

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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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  • Keswick Mountain Festival

    Keswick Mountain Festival

    20 – 22 May 2022

    Gather round to share legendary tales of adventure, meet industry experts and celebrate the very best in outdoor and adventure sports culture.

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