Blooming beautiful bluebells in the north Lake District!

The Lake District is famous for gorgeous bluebell displays and some of the UK’s best places to see them are right here in the North Lakes. You’ll find wild bluebells carpeting ancient woodlands and painting fell-sides in their purpley blue hue, along with cultivated displays in many of our gardens, where footpaths let you close …

What’s on this Spring 2022 around Keswick

Spring is here! In spite of stormy and blustery weather to challenge us in January and February, the snowdrops did not disappoint,  soon to be followed by daffodils and crocus.  The nights are getting lighter, and the lambs are in the fields. It will soon be bluebell season! Read on for our pick of What’s …

What’s on this Autumn 2021

Autumn is such a lovely time here in the Lakes, with crisp autumn days, the leaves changing colour, and atmospheric mists along the lakes.   Here’s a small selection of what’s happening and when. Kendal Mountain Festival 18-24 November this annual, four-day long autumn Festival is dedicated to sharing awe-inspiring, life-affirming stories from the world of …

A hazelnut breakfast…

After a two week stay at Underscar in August, where she observed our beautiful red squirrels enjoying their hazelnut breakfast, Maria Blakeley reported her interesting findings in a new post on her blog. Following on from ‘A real-life Rowan: agile red squirrels at Underscar’, where Maria describes the daily behaviour of a juvenile red squirrel, …