Things to do in the Lake District if it Rains

We’re not going to lie – it does rain a fair bit up here. Even in the Summer. But don’t let that dampen your spirits.

What events are taking place in the Lakes this Summer?

The best way to make sure you don’t miss an event this Summer is to keep an eye on our Lakeland Retreats What’s On guide.

Our pick of the pubs in Ambleside

Here’s our pick of the best pubs in Ambleside to relax, unwind, eat and have a drink before you head back to your holiday cottage.

Visit a castle in the Lake District

Everyone loves a castle, right? From ramshackle ruins to still lived-in magnificence, Cumbria has its fair share of impressive fortifications to visit.

Hidden treasures in and around Grasmere and Rydal 

Hidden treasures in and around Grasmere and Rydal. What about some of Grasmere and Rydal’s lesser known delights?

The Best Pub Food in the Lake District 

Fancy a pie and a pint? Or something a bit more sophisticated? Either way, the Lakes has something to suit all tastes. Tuck in!

Beatrix Potter in the Lake District 

Beatrix Potter – author, illustrator, farmer, sheep-breeder, naturalist, mycologist, conservationist, business woman, legend.

9 Lake District Waterfalls to visit during your Lakeland Retreat

Nine Lake District  Waterfalls to visit during your Lakeland Retreat. We do have our fair share of impressive waterfalls.

Dog-Friendly Pubs in The Lake District

It’s not just two-legged hikers that need refreshment after a day tramping the fells, here's the best Dog-friendly Pubs In The Lake District

Everything You Need to Know Before You Visit the Lake District

We’ve compiled a list of the most common queries below, but if there’s anything else you want to know, we’re always happy to help

Discover the English Heritage Sites of The Lake District

Historic places to visit in the Lake District. Here’s our rundown of eight historic places to visit on your next trip.

Michelin Star Restaurants Lake District

Introducing all thirteen of Cumbria’s Michelin-starred restaurants to help you plan your fine dining treat next time you’re up in the Lakes

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