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All you need to know about social media in the Lake District

PUBLISHED: 14:30 26 July 2015 | UPDATED: 22:53 21 October 2015

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The most interesting people, places and organisations you should be following on social media.

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Lake District National Park
The Lake District National Park Authority helps look after England's largest National Park. Discover. Explore. Inspire.
Twitter: @lakedistrictnpa
Facebook: www.facebook.com/lakedistrictnationalpark

Go Lakes
The official tourist board website for the Lake District.
Twitter: @golakes
Facebook: www.facebook.com/golakes

Friends of the Lake District
Membership organisation dedicated to protecting and enhancing Cumbria's landscapes.
Twitter: @FriendsofLakes
Facebook: www.facebook.com/FriendsoftheLakeDistrict

National Trust South Lakes/Wray Castle
National Trust team for Hill Top, Beatrix Potter Gallery, Wray Castle, Tarn Hows & countryside round Coniston and Hawkshead.
Twitter:  @NTsouthlakes
 
National Trust North West
The National Trust for the Lake District and the North West of England
Twitter: @ NT_NorthWest

 

 

Food

Porto Restaurant
Award winning restaurant in the heart of Bowness-on-Windermere a few minutes from the shores of Englands largest lake, Windermere.
Twitter: @Porto_Cumbria
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Porto-Restaurant/210943038941989

Applegrath Villa and Restaurant
Applegarth Villa Hotel & Restaurant, 5 Star Luxury Accommodation in Windermere, the Lake District.
Twitter: @applegarthvilla
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Applegarth-Villa-Restaurant/237900482976831

Askham Hall
A stunning grade 1 listed Pele Tower now open with a contemporary dining restaurant, luxurious bedrooms with a private spa, cafe, gardens and a wedding barn.
Twitter: @AskhamHall
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Askham-Hall/243671932399501
Instagram: instagram.com/askham_hall/

The Punch Bowl Inn
This is a luxury 5 star Lake District Inn with rooms providing a mixture of excellent food, good beers and wines in a stunning rural location.
Twitter: @PunchbowlInn
Facebook: www.facebook.com/PunchBowlInn

Castle Dairy
The Castle Dairy Restaurant and Art Gallery offers a unique dining experience in Kendal’s oldest inhabited building.
Twitter: @castle_dairy
Facebook: www.facebook.com/castledairy?fref=ts

 

Drink

The Mason Bank
The Mason Bank is an idyllic country pub overlooking the majestic Winster valley in a beautiful part of the Lake District.
Twitter: @StrawberryBank
Facebook: www.facebook.com/strawberrybank

Oscars
The recently Rosette winning Bar & Restaurant, Oscar’s promises to provide you with delicious food and excellent service.
Twitter: @oscarsbarrow
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Abbey-House/155050191242976

The Boat House Bar & Restaurant
The Boathouse Bar & Restaurant offers fresh, original, everyday eating on the shores of Lake Windermere.
Twitter: @BoathouseMarina
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/The-Boathouse-Bar-Restaurant-Bowness-on-Windermere/501648353232965

 

Arts/Culture

Pencil Museum
Nestled in Keswick, the heart of the Lake District, come and discover the colourful world that is home to a giant, an escape artist’s pencil, art adventures and the world’s longest colour pencil!
Twitter: @pencilmuseum
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pencilmuseum
Instagram: instagram.com/pencilmuseum

Theatre by the Lake
Theatre by the Lake has brought the magic of theatre and the excitement of the imagination to one of Britain’s loveliest and remotest counties.
Twitter: @tbtlake
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tbtlake
Instagram: instagram.com/tbtlake

 

 

In association with famous people from the Lake District

The World of Beatrix Potter
The World of Beatrix Potter is Europe's only authorised Peter Rabbit attraction
Twitter: @peterrabbitnews  @beatrixpotter
Facebook: www.facebook.com/WOBPA  www.facebook.com/officialpeterrabbit

William Wordsworth
Discover Dove Cottage the place where Wordsworth lived, wrote and found inspiration
Twitter: @wordsworthtrust
Facebook: www.facebook.com/WordsworthTrust

 

# Hashtags

#Windermere
#LakeDistrict
#Buttermere
#TheLakes
#sharelakes
#LakeDistrictRiviera

 

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