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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.

  • Illustrating Another Place with Joules

    Illustrating Another Place with Joules

    From designing pumpkins and window displays to painting with gouche and paddleboarding. It’s all in a days work for Isla and Rosie, the resident Joules illustrators. Find out what inspired them to create the new illustrations for the Joules suite.

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  • Strokes and floats

    Strokes and floats

    From still lakes to waterfall plunge pools, swimming beneath the open sky is infamously addictive. Our swimming expert Colin Hill shares his tips on getting the most from your float…

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  • The man with his head in the clouds

    The man with his head in the clouds

    For too many, clouds are shorthand for gloom and doom. But author and founder of The Cloud Appreciation Society, Gavin Pretor-Pinney, rallies us to see them a source of joy…

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  • Wild swimming with Winnie Poaty

    Wild swimming with Winnie Poaty

    An inspiring advocate of cold water swimming for mental health, Winnie Poaty takes us on her journey of how the water helps her to switch off, rebalance, a feeling and why it’s so important.

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  • Sounds of floating

    Sounds of floating

    How often do you stop and listen? Like, really listen? Tune into the sounds of your surroundings; engage your ears in the environment; become aurally absorbed in nature?

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  • On floating with Joe Minihane

    On floating with Joe Minihane

    Joe Minihane swims (and floats) in rivers, lakes, lidos and bays. We asked him to explore just why floating is so ridiculously relaxing.

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  • Wildlife that walks on water

    Wildlife that walks on water

    From the minute to the massive, aquatic wildlife is rich in diversity and abundance. Here in the Lake District, freshwater species have a bounty of rivers, streams, ponds and lakes to live in – and float on.

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  • Nocturnal animals

    Nocturnal animals

    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.

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  • The Dark Skies in Cumbria, UK

    The Dark Skies in Cumbria, UK

    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.

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  • Meet Lynsey Ford  – Interior Design Masters

    Meet Lynsey Ford – Interior Design Masters

    Lynsey Ford is the freshly-crowned winner of Interior Design Masters with Alan Carr on BBC 2. Her prize: to redesign a spacious suite at Another Place.

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  • Zoom virtual backgrounds

    Zoom virtual backgrounds

    If you can’t be here right now, we’ve gathered our favourite images of Another Place and Ullswater for you to download. Apply them to your next Zoom call or home screen.

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  • Interior style – lake view suites in Ullswater

    Interior style – lake view suites in Ullswater

    Inspired by the unique location, changing seasons and their Georgian features, Matt Hulme from Dynargh Design talks through his vision for our very best rooms; the lake view suites.

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