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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.
John’s connection to the Lake District goes deeper than even he might realise. To understand it, we have to go back around 300 years…
Martindale is home to one of the oldest red deer herds in the UK. Climb the surrounding fells at sunset and listen to the rut that has happened here for over 300 years.
Seasoned explorer Athena Mellor is the mind behind Ramble Guides, a website for the modern explorer who wants to make the most out of the UK’s beautiful hikes. Athena visited Another Place to put together a hiking guide for one of the many walks on our doorstep at the hotel.
Colin Hill is our in-house swimming expert. We asked him to share the secrets of wild swimming; who it’s for, why people do it and where his local, go-to swim-spot is when he has time on his hands to explore.
From the gentle rhythm of the Ullswater Steamer to the jagged edge of Helvellyn, when Jonny and Hannah Verman visited us at Another Place, they squeezed the life out of every day. Follow their adventure from Another Place.
Lake District-based phenomenon Kerry, and his dogs Max and Paddy (and Harry), have risen to fame documenting the joy of walking the fells with three energetic Springer Spaniels
A key part of the art collection at Lowther Castle and Gardens until recently, Chevalier d’Éon by Jean-Paul Mosnier is now on loan to the Metropolitan in New York, as part of their exhibition; Notes on Camp.
The Lake District is an excellent place to see one of the nation’s favourite wild flowers in all of its glory. Rannerdale could well be the very best of the best.
Mother Nature often treats the Lake District to all four seasons in one day. We’ve got you covered with our ‘what to pack’ list.
Heather Devey, Visitor Development Officer at RSPB Haweswater, introduces us to their cete of playful badgers; Beatrix, Porridge and Gremlin.
Curated by Joules’ art director Hannah Coates, the design of the new Joules suite is shaped by nature and the striking landscape of the Lake District.
The Ullswater Valley is one of the best places in the Lake District for wildlife. Here are some of the highlights from Lee Schofield, Site Manager at RSPB Haweswater.