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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.

  • 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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  • Penguin’s Christmas reading list

    Penguin’s Christmas reading list

    From the master of spy thrillers, bloody battlefields during the Wars of the Roses and finding hope for the future for our planet by Jane Goodall, Penguin’s top twelve essential Christmas reading guide is here.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Cold water meditation

    Cold water meditation

    Gilly McArthur and the Wonderful Wild Women community are passionate about the positive effects of being active in nature. Find out about her five-step cold meditation exercise.

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