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