Keswick to Threlkeld railway trail

The Keswick to Threlkeld trail re-opened in December 2020, 5 years after Storm Desmond’s catastrophic impact on the Lake District and Keswick. Two bridges have been replaced and Rawsome’s bridge has been repaired, and the trail has been strengthened and made more resilient to future flood events. Along the trail, you’ll find information panels to …

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, …

Winter walks

As the air takes on the fresh crispness of autumn and we head towards winter the Lake District reveals why it is such a rewarding location to explore on foot. With crystalline skies, sparkling views of fells tops dusted with snow, it’s the ideal time to make the most of the tranquillity of the landscape …