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Exploring the Lake District

Autumn is irrefutably here. The hot weather is gone, rain is expected daily, the wind is brisk, and the leaves are changing color. However, just because we can no longer rely on hot weather and long nights does not make autumn any less beautiful than...
by Europe City Guide on Sep 7, 2013

Enjoy the Beauty of Britain with Mickledore Walking Holidays

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Release Submitted By mickledore.co.uk               14/05/2013 – Mickledore walking holidays offer the opportunity to explore the natural beauty of the British Isles at your own pa...
by Free PR Online on Jul 10, 2013

National Park Extensions? Please, Not Yet!

Hearings on the proposed extensions of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales national parks start today. I wrote most of the following on my person Facebook account earlier this morning and then thought I should put it here too, even though I’m...
by Around-England on Jun 4, 2013

Terrible Things Happen In Beautiful Places

Starting a short walk by Goldrill Beck and Brothers’ Water this afternoon I was stopped in my tracks by this poster. What was such a gruesome image doing in such a beautiful place? The National Trust appears to have concluded that shock tactics...
by Around-England on May 25, 2013

Beautiful blossom, lakes, fells and books

I'm back and scheduling some blog posts, and I thought I'd share a photograph of the beautiful blossom we are lucky enough to have in the garden at the moment. I love seeing the blossom out and there are some beautiful colours around. It was a w...
by The Little Reader Library on May 7, 2013

Let the Adventures begin!

I’m off to the Great Langdale Valley next week for a much needed outdoor fix. I’ll be camping in the valley for a week at the beautiful National Trust campsite. My tent will be ringed on three sides by some of the most dramatic and rugged...
by James' Travel/Adventure Blog on May 1, 2013

Get your wellies: 4 easy breaks in the British countryside

Nothing is more fun than time away with the family. Leaving the doldrums of everyday life behind for a short while and taking the children on a mini adventure can create a sense of fun that is... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website f...
by Romanian mum on Apr 30, 2013

Just What Kind of Mother Are You? - Paula Daly

Lisa Kallisto receives a phone call from her friend Kate Riverty, and replies to one of her questions without thinking about it very much. After all she’s tired and stressed, busy with her children, her husband, carrying out her job, worrying about...
by The Little Reader Library on Apr 26, 2013

Guide to Luxury Dining in Kendal: 6 Must-Visit Hotspots

Sponsored guest post     Known for its picturesque grey stone architecture and its historical tobacco industry involvement, Kendal is one of the most popular towns in the Lake District. Home to an assortment of museums and galleries that at...
by Flights And Frustration on Apr 16, 2013

The End of all Things: Last few days in England: the Lakes: Photos

If I don't take this opportunity to write The Great British Blog of my trip - on an eleven hour flight from London to Los Angeles in First Class (purchased using air-miles) - then I should have my writing credentials revoked, and admit to being a hac...

Be adventurous in Argentina – six of the best regions to explore

When it comes to appreciating the great outdoors, there are a multitude of destinations around the world which fit the bill, however, nowhere does it in quite as much style as Argentina. There’s a huge amount to see in this vast country, from wate...
by Heather on her travels on Apr 14, 2013

Round-up: Notch scores Priyanka Chopra; One Luv’s Through the Eyes of Yves Saint Laurent jewellery

Notch has scored another high-profile cover girl with actress Priyanka Chopra. Chopra talks about why she hates singing live and her concern for her father’s health, and gives advice to her younger sister Parineeti Chopra. The magazine can be f...
by Lucire Insider on Apr 4, 2013

Winter by the Water at Ullswater

Last week I drove to Glenridding, the popular village close to the head of Ullswater in the Lake District. After a walk up the hill behind the village and a retreat as the snow started to come down quite steadily, I decided to stroll along the lake t...
by Around-England on Apr 2, 2013

Visiting Beautiful Austria

Think of Austria and possibly the movie "The Sound of Music" is likely to be uppermost in your thoughts. Certainly, the country's beautiful lakes and mountains are among its most beguiling attractions, but they are just part of its appeal. Continue r...
by eTravelTrips on Apr 2, 2013

Travel Guest Post: Guide to Luxury Dining in Ambleside

  There’s absolutely no doubt that the Lake District is one of the most beautiful places to stay in the United Kingdom, for a short break or longer holiday. It’s also one of the most popular destinations for people to purchase their own...
by Jetsetera on Mar 20, 2013

A Solo Winter Ascent of Blencathra

The Route: Blencathra | Distance: 8km | Time: 3 Hours Height gain: 699m | Max Altitude: 862m | Start: Scales Farm | Finish: back at Scales Farm Map: OS Explorer OL6 | Date: 05/02/2013 __________________...
by James' Travel/Adventure Blog on Feb 11, 2013

Travelling Guide To Lake District, England

Lake district is located in north west England in the country of Cumbria. The main attraction is the lakes and fells carved by glacial erosion and providing dramatic and inspiring scenery. What To See Windermere Lake Cruises The old steamers have h...
by tourism journal on Feb 7, 2013

First hiking trip of the year – Winter in The Lakes

Well I’m off shortly for the first trip of the year. This time I’m heading northwards to the mountains of Cumbria and a few days in the glorious countryside of The Lake District in northern England. At present the peaks are cloaked in sno...
by James' Travel/Adventure Blog on Feb 1, 2013

Across the North – January 2013

It’s time for another news post. I haven’t done one for some time. Starting with the North West, the big news in recent days has been the Lake District National Park Authority’s rejection of an eighteen month trial installation of a...
by Around-England on Jan 15, 2013

Beat Stress This Year in the Lake District

photo credit: marilyn jane Although it’s generally true that there’s nothing like a good holiday to unwind, far too often the break that we end up having turns out to be nothing like a good holiday. The hassles of airport queuing, dodgy a...
by Beautiful Tourism on Jan 4, 2013


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