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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.

  • Interview with Colin Hill

    Interview with Colin Hill

    We caught up with our swim expert Colin Hill about what he has been up to this winter and asked him about his new swim sessions at Another Place, The Lake.

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  • Stargazing in the Lake District

    Stargazing in the Lake District

    Tips for stargazing in the Lake District at a Dark Sky Discovery Site, or simply join us by the lake on 21 April to watch the Lyrid meteor shower.

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  • Things to do in spring

    Things to do in spring

    There’s so much going on in and round Ullswater in spring. Here’s our pick of what to do when you come and stay. Choose from paddleboarding on the lake, stargazing in the fells and the annual marmalade festival.

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  • The Lake District Ski Club

    The Lake District Ski Club

    A ski resort in England. Yes, you read that correctly. Sitting among the highest mountains is Raise, home to the Lake District Ski Club.

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  • Introducing Ernest Journal

    Introducing Ernest Journal

    We talk to Ernest editor Jo Tinsley about her own slow journey into publishing, her early adventures in the fells and her hopes to uncover more unexpected stories in the North Lakes.

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  • Slowing down how you travel

    Slowing down how you travel

    Hear about Emma Lavelle’s approach to slow travel, the slow movement and how she has learnt to appreciate the smaller moments whilst on holiday at Another Place, The Lake.

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  • Hunters and Heel’s cosy moments

    Hunters and Heel’s cosy moments

    Lauren recently came to stay with us, so we asked her about her break and how she creates cosy moments in her favourite season.

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  • Red deer spotting

    Red deer spotting

    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.

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  • Hiking around Ullswater

    Hiking around Ullswater

    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.

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  • Summer Swims in the Lakes by Colin Hill

    Summer Swims in the Lakes by Colin Hill

    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.

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  • Finding Our Adventure

    Finding Our Adventure

    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.

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  • Max and Paddy

    Max and Paddy

    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

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