John’s connection to the Lake District goes deeper than even he might realise. To understand it, we have to go back around 300 years…
Martindale, a valley on the opposite side of the lake, is home to one of the oldest red deer herds in the UK. Climb the surrounding fells at sunset, with a flask of coffee and a teacake or two, and listen to the rut that has happened here for over 300 years.
Reconnect with the universe and take in the stunning stellar vistas from the Lake District’s two designated Dark Sky Discovery sites.
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.
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.
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.
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
A key part of the art collection at Lowther Castle and Gardens until recently, Chevalier d’Éon by Jean-Paul Mosnier is now on loan to the Metropolitan in New York, as part of their exhibition; Notes on Camp.
The Lake District is an excellent place to see one of the nation’s favourite wild flowers in all of its glory. Rannerdale could well be the very best of the best.
Heather Devey, Visitor Development Officer at RSPB Haweswater, introduces us to their cete of playful badgers; Beatrix, Porridge and Gremlin.
Get the lowdown on one of our favourite events in the Lake District calendar, Keswick Mountain Festival – the ultimate outdoor weekend.
Colin Hill has been 450m cold-water world title holder and Technical Operations Manager for Marathon Swimming at the Olympics. Find out why Colin like to swim in Ullswater.