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Curated by the Another Place collective, here you’ll find a digital companion of inspirational stories, happenings and everything exciting at each of our hotels. We’re a group of foodies, musicians, skiers, surfers, bookworms, outdoor enthusiasts, creators and friends. We’re the people you chat to on Facebook; the ones taking photos and putting together recipes and playlists for when you need inspiration from a new place.

  • Helvellyn

    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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  • 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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  • Kendal Mountain Festival

    Kendal Mountain Festival

    17 – 20 November 2022.

    The ultimate gathering in the Lake District for everyone who loves the outdoors.

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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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  • 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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  • Introducing Willow cottage

    Introducing Willow cottage

    Taking inspiration from the surrounding landscape, the two-bedroom cottage will see Interior Design Master winner, Lynsey Ford’s designs come to life through sustainable furniture and local artists

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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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  • Christmas Cocktail Ideas & Recipes

    Christmas Cocktail Ideas & Recipes

    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.

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  • Ruark Audio Inspirational Playlist

    Ruark Audio Inspirational Playlist

    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.

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  • Hazelnut Espresso Martini recipe

    Hazelnut Espresso Martini recipe

    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.

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