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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.

  • Keswick Mountain Festival

    Keswick Mountain Festival

    20 – 22 May 2022

    Gather round to share legendary tales of adventure, meet industry experts and celebrate the very best in outdoor and adventure sports culture.

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  • Dive into deep space

    Dive into deep space

    Night sky photographer Ben Bush captures the wonder of the universe visible from Earth. After creating this beautiful time lapse over Ullswater, he shares his favourite locations in the Lakes for stargazing.

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  • The Big Wide Open

    The Big Wide Open

    Inspired by the Another Place experience, Travel writer Oliver Berry takes us on a wander through the feel-good rewards of the new and the timeless delight of coming back inside…

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  • Lake District Ski Club

    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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  • Striking out – Meet Millican

    Striking out – Meet Millican

    Ever dreamt of giving it all up and running away to the hills? Meet Millican Dalton – a free-spirited adventurer who did just that and inspired the Millican back pack.

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  • The call of the cold

    The call of the cold

    From fighting dementia to boosting our immune systems, there’s a growing body of evidence that cold water swimming is more than good fun.

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  • Shorter walks around Ullswater

    Shorter walks around Ullswater

    Our favourite five short walks, within striking distance from our front door. Visit Gowbarrow Fell. Black Moss Pit, Hallin Fell, Swindale and Cathedral Cavern.

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  • Food on the move

    Food on the move

    Ask any Lake District explorer, walker, wanderer. If there’s one thing to rival the anticipation of touching a summit cairn, it’s an eagerly awaited snack.

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  • A is for ALPACA

    A is for ALPACA

    Once in the Lakes you’d find yourself quickly spotting sheep, cows and maybe, if you are lucky, an osprey. What you might not expect, is a herd of alpacas.

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  • Falling for walls

    Falling for walls

    Interior designer Matt Hulme of Dynargh Design shares some inspirations and insights from his reimagining of the Ullswater Suite.

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  • Moon music

    Moon music

    The moon has inspired songwriting since the dawn of time. Take an audio trip to the moon and back with our Moon Playlist on Spotify.

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  • Autumn almanac

    Autumn almanac

    Lia Leendertz’s bestselling Almanac seasonal guides help us reconnect with the natural world. Read on for excerpts from the new 2021 edition.

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