Alfred Wainwright- A Lakeland Legend

Orrest Head

Alfred Wainwright – A Lakeland Legend:In June 1930, a 23-year old Blackburn man strolled up Orrest Head near Windermere.At the top, he caught the

I wandered lonely as a cloud

Come and ‘wander lonely as a cloud’ and explore Cumbria’s literary heritage with a stay at Lothlorien.From your base in Kents Bank, just outside Grange-over-Sands

Watery World At Lakes Aquarium

Lakes Aquarium

The Watery World At Lakes Aquarium:Lakeside is 2 miles north of Newby Bridge at the southern end of  Windermere.It has a large hotel –

Lakeside Windermere Ferries

Windermere Lake Cruises

During the winter months at Lakeside, the boats belonging to Windermere Lake Cruises are taken out of service for their marine equivalent of an MoT.Once

Windermere’s Brand New MV Swift

Windermere’s Brand New MV Swift took to the waters of Windermere recently.

Windermere Lake Cruises’ brand-new 300-seat MV Swift embarked on its maiden voyage last

Storrs Temple of Naval Heroes

The Temple of Naval Heroes:
Storrs Temple is also known as ‘Temple of Naval Heroes’.
It sits at the end of a stone causeway

Fell Foot – National Trust Park

Fell Foot Park

Fell Foot Park – National Trust:
Fell Foot Park is a great, family-friendly location at the southern end of Windermere near Newby Bridge.

You will

Visit Charming Townend


Visit Charming Townend, Windermere:
Townend was home to the Browne family for 400 years before it was given to the National Trust in 1943.

Claife Viewing Station

Claife Viewing Station

Claife Viewing Station is an attraction well worth a visit and not too far from Lothlorien.

Set on a rocky hillside overlooking Windermere, this