Here’s a few links to places in the Lake District, Cumbria and surrounding area that we recommend.

You can find a list of our 50 ‘must visit places in the Lake District here

Updated July, 2022:-

Possibly the most loved corner shop in the UK. Cartmel Village shop, home of Cartmel sticky toffee pudding –

Located at the bottom of the Cartmel Valley and by Morecambe Bay, Skydive Northwest is one of the longest established skydiving centres in the UK, taking pride in providing Skydiving Experiences for over 40 years! Sky Dive North West

Walking walking map guide cards. Each walk comes on an individual weather proof walking card with OS or Harvey mapping and a user guide and map

Holker Hall and Gardens. Wonderful stately home and spectacular gardens –

Cartmel Races-National Hunt Races held in a stunning village location –

A former neighbour of mine from my years in Kendal. A truly great man

The animal rescue centre founded and funded by Alfred Wainwright

Brantwood House and gardens. The former home of John Ruskin –

The Lake District National Park website –

Friends of the Lake District –

Arnside & Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty –

The Lake District UNESCO World Heritage Site –

The Tourism & Conservation Partnership –

Cumbria Wildlife Trust –

Morecambe Bay, the largest expanse of intertidal mudflats and sand in the United Kingdom –

Our listing on the ‘Englands Coast’ website –

Sarah Kay Photography Our favourite local photographer who specialises in hospitality/accommodation photography.