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  • Summer Swims in the Lakes by Colin Hill

    Summer Swims in the Lakes by Colin Hill

    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.

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  • Finding Our Adventure

    Finding Our Adventure

    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.

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  • Max and Paddy

    Max and Paddy

    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

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  • The Met Gala “Camp: Notes on Fashion”

    The Met Gala “Camp: Notes on Fashion”

    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.

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  • The bluebells of Rannerdale Knott

    The bluebells of Rannerdale Knott

    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.

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  • Nights with badgers – by the RSPB

    Nights with badgers – by the RSPB

    Heather Devey, Visitor Development Officer at RSPB Haweswater, introduces us to their cete of playful badgers; Beatrix, Porridge and Gremlin.

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  • Keswick Mountain Festival 2019

    Keswick Mountain Festival 2019

    Get the lowdown on one of our favourite events in the Lake District calendar, Keswick Mountain Festival – the ultimate outdoor weekend.

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  • How cold is cold?

    How cold is cold?

    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.

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  • Helvellyn in winter

    Helvellyn in winter

    Julia Bradbury, and the team from Britain’s Favourite Walks named Helvellyn as the best walk in the country in 2018. Fell Top Assessor, Zac Poulton, talks to us about getting up Helvellyn in winter.

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  • Red squirrel awareness week

    Red squirrel awareness week

    Ullswater is a native home to red squirrels and we’re doing all we can to encourage them. Red squirrel awareness week is all about spreading the message of the UK’s most loved species.

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  • Wildlife near Ullswater, a field guide

    Wildlife near Ullswater, a field guide

    Whether you’re rooting for the red squirrel or looking to spot an otter The Lake District, especially near Ullswater, is a great place to start. Use our picture guide for spotting animals around Ullswater.

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  • Cycling routes and climbs in the Lake District

    Cycling routes and climbs in the Lake District

    All cyclists can find a route in the Lake District. There’s family-friendly trails and ten challenging routes up and around the fells. Here’s our guide to climbs and peaks near Another Place.

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