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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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  • Christmas cocktails

    Christmas cocktails

    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.

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  • Skiing in the Lake District

    Skiing in the Lake District

    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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  • Things to do in the Lake District

    Things to do in the Lake District

    From spotting osprey to leaping in the lake – here are our tips for Lake District adventures within easy striking distance of the hotel.

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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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  • Showers of light

    Showers of light

    As the longer nights stretch out ahead of us, which meteor showers might you see in the dark skies above the Lake District this autumn?

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