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Thursday, November 2, 2017

Is it a helicopter? Is it a plane? It’s neither. Or maybe both. Paul Mackenzie meets a man offering a unique bird’s eye view of the Lake District.

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Lake District
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Most men reaching 60 settle for cake and a card. Bury’s John Mather decided to swim all 17 lakes and he wrote a book about his experience.

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Lake District
Thursday, October 5, 2017

Kerry Irving had his life transformed by a springer spaniel with 59,000 Facebook followers. Emily Rothery reports

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Lake District Dogs
Thursday, August 10, 2017

It’s over here and over grown – an invasive plant that could pose a major threat to the Lakes economy

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Lake District
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A Fleetwood business founded on the supply of fossil fuels is joining the chain gang of cycling enthusiasts, writes Mike Glover.

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Cycling Kendal Ambleside
Thursday, July 27, 2017

After being granted World Heritage status, work begins to build a successful future for the Lake District, writes Paul Mackenzie

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Lake District
Monday, July 10, 2017

The Lake District is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, but how well do you know it?

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Lake District Quiz
Friday, May 26, 2017

If you have a sweet tooth, then you should treat yourself with a visit to the Lake District.

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Lake District
Monday, April 17, 2017

Can you name these watery landmarks within two of the UKs beautiful national parks?

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Quiz Lake District
Friday, April 7, 2017

Explore Lakeland with our suggestions for places to go and things to do - some them a little off the beaten track.

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Lake District
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

This year sees a series of events to mark the 140th anniversary of a famous steamer, but it hasn’t all been plain sailing

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Lake District
Saturday, February 25, 2017

You can drink in the views and dine in style at the Sharrow Bay Hotel, as Emma Mayoh discovered.

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Luxury Break Lake District
Monday, October 31, 2016

The Lake District is packed with foodie delights - so we’ve chosen some mouth-watering Instagram accounts dishing up some visual treats.

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Lake District Instagram
Saturday, October 29, 2016

A beautiful part of the Lake District that is an inspiration for photographers

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photography Lake District
Sunday, August 28, 2016

Pull up a chair, dine on fine food or enjoy superb ales in one of these fantastic Lake District inns.

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Pubs and Bars Lake District Autumn
Monday, July 25, 2016

Plot a course to these glorious gardens and see for yourself how blooming lovely the Lake District’s gardens are.

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Lake District
Monday, March 21, 2016

These grand Lake District properties are the perfect day out

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Lake District
Tuesday, February 9, 2016

The Lake District is blessed with beautiful scenery, steeped in literary history and culture, and there are plenty of things to do to take your other half on a short trip

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Lake District
Saturday, January 30, 2016

Give your four-legged friend a well deserved rest at one of these scenic country pubs in the Lake District.

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Pubs and Bars Dogs Lake District
Friday, December 18, 2015

The Lake District and Cumbria are not just a great place to visit during the holidays. There is something for everyone, which means you can visit all year round

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Lake District
Friday, December 18, 2015

Despite the recent floods, the Lake District is still very much open for business

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Lake District Floods
Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The much anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens this week and for those eagle eyed amongst you, there may be a few familiar sights.

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Lake District
Saturday, October 3, 2015

A couple have taken a run-down farmhouse overlooking Ullswater and created one of the north’s most luxurious holiday lets, writes Roger Borrell

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Lake District Luxury Break
Sunday, September 27, 2015

The Lake District is undoubtedly beautiful all year round, but the Autumn colours make it truly stunning as our readers’ photos show

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Lake District photography Autumn
Friday, September 25, 2015

A mix of refinement and understatedness are to be found at The Pheasant, writes Sue Riley

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Autumn Lake District Luxury Break
Thursday, September 17, 2015

It’s that time of year to give ourselves a treat. Perfect for Mothers Day, shaking off the last of those winter blues or just catching up with friends – afternoon tea is great for any occasion.

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Afternoon Tea Lake District
Friday, September 11, 2015

Thousands of us flock to the Lake District each year to admire the beauty of nature and there are plenty of places where you can eat your greens. Here are some you might like to visit

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vegetarian Lake District
Friday, August 28, 2015

The Lakes have always been known as a peaceful retreat and there are plenty of places you can go to pamper yourself

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Lake District Spas Luxury Break
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Most of us go to the Lakes to rest and play, but there is also a lot of work going on behind the scenes. Martin Pilkington spoke to 10 organisations making the region tick

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Lake District
Friday, August 21, 2015

Noisy toads, exotic dragonflies and short-eared owls – just a few examples of the wonderful wildlife in Cumbria, reports Charlotte Rowley.

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Lake District
Sunday, July 26, 2015

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

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Lake District

Sue Riley winkles out a new place that is shellfish heaven thanks to a former Roux Brothers disciple

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Lake District Luxury Break
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

From pottery to cooking, Peter Rabbit to exotic wild animals, there’s plenty to see and do in the Lakes with the family /p>

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Lake District
Monday, March 30, 2015

The best places to get away from it all, even when the main roads to Lakeland are clogged with cars and tourist coaches

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Lake District
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

It is no secret that the Lake District has some of the best places to eat, from Michelin-standard food to simple dishes that showcase the region's top local produce. Here is our insider's guide to just a few of Lakeland's finest

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Lake District
Monday, December 29, 2014

Outdoors writer and photographer Vivienne Crow picks some of her favourite lowland Lake District walks for winter

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Lake District Lake District Walks
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

A long walk deserves a stop at a cosy inn and Lakeland writer and photographer Vivienne Crow has agreed to share a few of her favourites

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Lake District Pubs and Bars Lake District Walks
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

From a shepherd’s hut to a Georgian mansion, here are our top picks of places to stay in the Lake District

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Lake District
Friday, December 20, 2013

We are not short of great pubs in the Lakes but which to choose? Here are some favourites picked by the Lancashire Life team

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Lake District Autumn Pubs and Bars
Saturday, August 24, 2013

Some of the classiest places to stay in the Lake District are bed and breakfasts.

Emma Mayoh picks out a few of her favourites

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Lake District
Monday, March 25, 2013

Your guide to walking and unwinding in England's natural playground. Compiled by Barbara Waite

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Lake District Lake District Walks
Friday, January 11, 2013

With Valentine's Day not far off, Mike Glover talks to a woman passionate about boosting business

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Lake District
Friday, April 22, 2011

When you visit the Lakes, don't forget that it has some of Britain's finest gardens. Linda Viney reveals some of her favourites

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Lake District
Sunday, March 22, 2015

The Lake District has the highest concentration of small breweries anywhere in Britain. Here's a selection you might like to try

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Lake District
 
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