Dickensian Festival in Ulverston

Christmas & New Year in the South Lakes

1st November 2019

Christmas & New Year is a great time of year to visit the South Lakes and stay in 1 of our Lake District holiday cottages. There’s a great festive spirit in the air that helps provide that much … Read more »

Stunning image of the Ullswater Steamer on the lake

10 Bucket List Must do’s in the Lake District

16th September 2019

I’m a Lake District local and here’s my current ‘must do’/’bucket’ list for Cumbria and the Lake District.

1. A Virgin balloon flight over the Lake District.

This is by far the best way to see the Lake District in … Read more »

Be active and inspire others!

12th February 2019

Cumbrian Girls Can link the amazing research, and inspiration from the national This Girl Can campaign to communities across Cumbria.

We are so lucky to have such an amazing county, for some to enjoy on an everyday basis and … Read more »

Cartmel Races horse jump

Cartmel Races 2019

1st November 2018

The 2019 racing fixtures for Cartmel Racecourse have just been announced!

This is always exiting news for the thousands of lovers of Cartmel Races and 2019 will see another 9 days of horse racing at the village racecourse.

Scroll down … Read more »

Picture of Cartmel Sticky Toffee Pudding-yum!

Cartmel-The Food Lovers Village

16th October 2018

Over the last few years Cartmel has become THE place in Northern England to visit for food lovers.

The village has been famed for years for the Cartmel village shop, home to the famous Cartmel Sticky Toffee pudding and … Read more »

Michelin starred Rogan & Co.

More Amazing News for Cartmel Village

3rd October 2018

Amazing news for Cartmel!

Rogan & Co in Cartmel has just been awarded a Michelin star.

Rogan & Co is Simon Rogan’s sister restaurant to L’Enclume and is also located in Cartmel Village. This restaurant offers a more casual dining experience … Read more »

Mountain biking in Grizedale Forest

Adventure Holidays in Lake District Cottages

7th September 2018

The Lake District has long been the destination of choice for couples and families seeking a short break or a family holiday and with some of the finest scenery in the UK, it is easy to see why. … Read more »

Image of sky divers over Morceambe Bay, Lake District

Sky Diving over Morecambe Bay

12th July 2018

Great photo of Morecambe Bay and the Leven Estuary taken by our RAF sky diving guests that stayed at Bridgelands Cottage last weekend.

They stayed at Bridgelands Cottage whilst attending a sky dive formation competition at nearby Flookburgh airfield.

It … Read more »

Bluebells in Cartmel woods by the stream

Why you should visit the Lake District in Spring

21st February 2018

Spring is one of the very best times of year to visit the Lake District, have a holiday or even a short break.

Here are just some of the things you can be looking forward to on a visit … Read more »

Horse racing at Cartmel 2016

Cartmel Races, 2018

17th November 2017

The 2018 racing fixtures for Cartmel are always exiting news for the many lovers of Cartmel Races.

2018 carries on where 2017 left off with another 9 days of horse racing at the village racecourse.

The confirmed 2018 racing fixtures … Read more »