Lake District

Latest articles

1h
Thame Gazette
Travel: An autumn wildlife adventure in Lakelandlunches. It was certainly one of nature's less attractive moments, but as we w
Thame Gazette / Posted an hour ago
lunches. It was certainly one of nature's less attractive moments, but as we were on a four night 'Autumn Wildlife in the Lake District' holiday, then it became one of the major talking points with our fellow guests back at HF Holiday's lovely... Read more
2h
The News and Star
Top award for Cumbrian restaurantA top Cumbrian restaurant has been ranked 57th in this year’s Harden’s 100 list
The News and Star / Posted 2 hours ago
A top Cumbrian restaurant has been ranked 57th in this year’s Harden’s 100 list. As one of only two Lake District establishments making it onto the coveted list, Forest Side at Grasmere is renowned for its commitment to Cumbrian terroir and crafting... Read more
5h
North-West Evening Mail
Car plummets 130ft in Lake District crash as ice causes chaos on Cumbria's roadsA MAN has escaped serious injury after his car lost control on an icy Lake Dist
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
A MAN has escaped serious injury after his car lost control on an icy Lake District pass, rolling nearly 40 metres - 130 feet - down a bank into a beck. Emergency services - police, firefighters, paramedics - as well as the Great North Air Ambulance... Read more
15 related articles
20h
West Moreland Gazette
"The Grinch" appears at Windermere Christmas Celebration 2017A VISIT by the grumpy green Grinch failed to cast a shadow over a weekend of Ch
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 20 hours ago
A VISIT by the grumpy green Grinch failed to cast a shadow over a weekend of Christmas jollity in the Lake District. The fictional, Mount Crumpit-dwelling creature created by children's author Dr Seuss was brought to life by an almost-unrecognisable... Read more
22h
West Moreland Gazette
HS2 trains to bypass key county stopswithout even stopping," he said. “This is a huge slap in the face – especially
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 22 hours ago
without even stopping," he said. “This is a huge slap in the face – especially for local businesses. “After London, the Lake District is Britain's biggest visitor destination - it is simply madness not to have the new fast trains stopping... Read more
1d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Car plummets 130ft in Lake District crash as ice causes chaos on Cumbria's roadsA MAN has escaped serious injury after his car lost control on an icy Lake Dist
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
A MAN has escaped serious injury after his car lost control on an icy Lake District pass, rolling nearly 40 metres - 130 feet - down a bank into a beck. Emergency services - police, firefighters, paramedics - as well as the Great North Air Ambulance... Read more
15 related articles
1d
North-West Evening Mail
Car plummets 130ft in Lake District crash as ice causes chaos on Cumbria's roadsA MAN has escaped serious injury after his car lost control on an icy Lake Dist
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
A MAN has escaped serious injury after his car lost control on an icy Lake District pass, rolling nearly 40 metres - 130 feet - down a bank into a beck. Emergency services - police, firefighters, paramedics - as well as the Great North Air Ambulance... Read more
15 related articles
1d
The News and Star
Car rolls 130ft down bank after losing control on Lake District road as spate of ice-related crashes across CumbriaA MAN has escaped serious injury after his car lost control on an icy Lake Dist
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
A MAN has escaped serious injury after his car lost control on an icy Lake District pass, rolling nearly 40 metres - 130 feet - down a bank into a beck. Emergency services - police, firefighters, paramedics - as well as the Great North Air Ambulance... Read more
15 related articles
1d
Whitehaven News
Car plummets 130ft in Lake District crash as ice causes chaos on Cumbria's roadsA MAN has escaped serious injury after his car lost control on an icy Lake Dist
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
A MAN has escaped serious injury after his car lost control on an icy Lake District pass, rolling nearly 40 metres - 130 feet - down a bank into a beck. Emergency services - police, firefighters, paramedics - as well as the Great North Air Ambulance... Read more
15 related articles
1d
West Moreland Gazette
South Lakeland firms defiant after being named for not paying minimum wagehave hit back at being named and shamed among 260 UK employers for not paying s
West Moreland Gazette / Posted yesterday
have hit back at being named and shamed among 260 UK employers for not paying staff minimum wage rates. Landmark Lake District hotel, The Low Wood Bay, at Windermere, was found to have underpaid 34 members of staff more than £7,340... Read more
1d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Ice forces A66 closures and crashes across Cumbriasurfaces that will still be below freezing, thus increasing the risk of ice for
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
surfaces that will still be below freezing, thus increasing the risk of ice for a few hours." Several high routes in the Lake District - Newlands Pass at Buttermere, Hardknott Pass at Eskdale and Ennerdale Bridge on the Cold Fell Road - continue... Read more
15 related articles
1d
North-West Evening Mail
Ice forces A66 closures and crashes across Cumbriasurfaces that will still be below freezing, thus increasing the risk of ice for
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
surfaces that will still be below freezing, thus increasing the risk of ice for a few hours." Several high routes in the Lake District - Newlands Pass at Buttermere, Hardknott Pass at Eskdale and Ennerdale Bridge on the Cold Fell Road - continue... Read more
15 related articles
1d
The News and Star
Ice forces A66 closures and crashes across Cumbriasurfaces that will still be below freezing, thus increasing the risk of ice for
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
surfaces that will still be below freezing, thus increasing the risk of ice for a few hours." Several high routes in the Lake District - Newlands Pass at Buttermere, Hardknott Pass at Eskdale and Ennerdale Bridge on the Cold Fell Road - continue... Read more
15 related articles
1d
Whitehaven News
Ice forces A66 closures and crashes across Cumbriasurfaces that will still be below freezing, thus increasing the risk of ice for
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
surfaces that will still be below freezing, thus increasing the risk of ice for a few hours." Several high routes in the Lake District - Newlands Pass at Buttermere, Hardknott Pass at Eskdale and Ennerdale Bridge on the Cold Fell Road - continue... Read more
15 related articles
1d
metro
Expect more snow, sleet and ice this weekend as temperatures dip below -5North Yorkshire are predicted to have light snow while Preston, Telford, West M
metro / Posted yesterday
North Yorkshire are predicted to have light snow while Preston, Telford, West Midlands, Buxton, Derbyshire and Keswick, Lake District, will have sleet. Paddy Power cut the odds of London having white Christmas to 7/4, Glasgow and Manchester are... Read more
56 related articles
1d
Daily Mail
Snow to hit Britain as weather warnings are issued across the countryNorth Yorkshire are predicted to have light snow while Preston, Telford, West M
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
North Yorkshire are predicted to have light snow while Preston, Telford, West Midlands, Buxton, Derbyshire and Keswick, Lake District, will have sleet. In the South Eastern and South Western parts of the UK, the morning will be sunny before... Read more
1d
West Moreland Gazette
Windermere 'hero' saves family from bedroom fireAN heroic 11-year-old boy saved the lives of his family when a fire broke out i
West Moreland Gazette / Posted yesterday
AN heroic 11-year-old boy saved the lives of his family when a fire broke out in the bedroom of his Lake District home. Mason Murray ushered family members to safety when the blaze broke out in the bedroom of his home on School Knott Close,... Read more
2d
Whitehaven News
5 of the best terraced homes from Cumbrian Propertiestwo bedrooms. Ideally suited for first-time buyers, down-sizers or anyone seeki
Whitehaven News / Posted 2 days ago
two bedrooms. Ideally suited for first-time buyers, down-sizers or anyone seeking an affordable holiday home close to the Lake District. Greenlands Close, Whitehaven - £97,000 A beautifully presented mid-link property in a popular area, briefly... Read more
4 related articles
2d
Denbighshire Free Press
Llangollen photographer puts focus on plight of hill farmerscameras. His interest in their tough environment was sparked when he was on as
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
cameras. His interest in their tough environment was sparked when he was on assignment for the New York Times in the Lake District photographing rural life near Blencathra where residents had been thwarted in their bid to buy the iconic... Read more
2d
Powys County Times
TV review: The A Word, BBC Onegetting on the iplayer and catching up with this excellent drama about a dysfun
Powys County Times / Posted 2 days ago
getting on the iplayer and catching up with this excellent drama about a dysfunctional family. The show, which uses the Lake District as a beautiful backdrop, follows the Hughes family as they come to terms with their young son Joe’s autism... Read more
2d
North-West Evening Mail
Another £200 anonymous cash donation for Walney family who have reunited Barrow's generositytoday. The Holts' plight has also attracted cash pledges of £850 via a Crowdfu
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
today. The Holts' plight has also attracted cash pledges of £850 via a Crowdfunder page HERE along with £1,000 from the Lake District Farmers Armstrong Family Charitable Trust, bringing the total to more than £2,000. Mr Holt, of Plover Gardens... Read more
2 related articles
2d
West Moreland Gazette
Lost SD camera card reunited with its owners thanks to Westmorland Gazette readersfrom a bit of chord and I think it must have fallen out of its compartment." M
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
from a bit of chord and I think it must have fallen out of its compartment." Mr and Mrs Gilkes are regular visitors to the Lake District and the person who found the card, who asked to remain anonymous, said he had found it near Brockstones Cottage... Read more
2d
West Moreland Gazette
WALK: linear walk with spectacular views of southern Lake District fellsTHIS linear walk offers spectacular views of the southern Lake District fells a
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
THIS linear walk offers spectacular views of the southern Lake District fells and visits the Hoad Monument above Ulverston, writes JOHN EDMONDSON. On the way you pass Kirkby Moor Wind Farm. You can use the X12 (Coniston) bus from Ulverston to Lowick... Read more
2d
Norwich Evening News 24
The best ever Christmas soap momentsoperas have a duty to foghorn the fact we should Just Say No. To help him recov
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 days ago
operas have a duty to foghorn the fact we should Just Say No. To help him recover, she then took him to a cottage in the Lake District before locking his little brother in the car, throwing his coat into an icy lake and claiming that he’d gone... Read more
2d
The News and Star
Woman, 85, stable after car plunges 30ft into streamAn 85-year-old woman whose car plunged 30ft into a stream in the Lake District
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
An 85-year-old woman whose car plunged 30ft into a stream in the Lake District remains in hospital. Police confirmed today that she is now in a stable condition. The woman, believed to be from Glenridding, was airlifted to Preston General Hospital... Read more
2d
West Moreland Gazette
Lake District business hopes to capitalise on staycations with investmentA LUXURY Lake District holiday cottage provider is seeking to capitalise on the
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
A LUXURY Lake District holiday cottage provider is seeking to capitalise on the growing trend of 'staycations' thanks to a financial boost. Lloyds Development Capital (LDC) Limited has backed the management buyout of Lakelovers, which has its... Read more
3d
North-West Evening Mail
More than £1,600 raised for struggling Walney family just 24 hours after their plight is made public"thank you". Public donations via a Crowdfunder page HERE have so far reached
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 days ago
"thank you". Public donations via a Crowdfunder page HERE have so far reached £620 and on hearing of the Holts' plight the Lake District Farmers Armstrong Family Charitable Trust immediately pledged £1,000. LDF managing director Dan Austin, who... Read more
2 related articles
3d
North-West Evening Mail
More than £1,500 for struggling Walney family less than 24 hours after their plight is made public"thank you". Public donations via a Crowdfunder page HERE have so far reached
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 days ago
"thank you". Public donations via a Crowdfunder page HERE have so far reached £620 and on hearing of the Holts' plight the Lake District Farmers Armstrong Family Charitable Trust immediately pledged £1,000. LDF managing director Dan Austin, who... Read more
2 related articles
3d
West Moreland Gazette
National park bosses considering five-fold increase to council tax on second homesA FIVE-fold increase in council tax on second homes could be introduced in the
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
A FIVE-fold increase in council tax on second homes could be introduced in the Yorkshire Dales National Park - and the Lake District could follow suit. The YDNPA has proposed an increase of “at least five times” the current council tax rate in a... Read more
3d
West Moreland Gazette
Agreement signed between Cumbrian University and museum to help both flourishfirst opened in 1912 as a museum, library and gallery devoted to preserving and
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
first opened in 1912 as a museum, library and gallery devoted to preserving and sharing the cultural heritage of the Lake District. The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding ‘recognises both organisation’s shared roots in the... Read more
3d
West Moreland Gazette
Chef secures top position at Lake District hotel's new restaurantA JAMAICAN born chef has worked his way through the ranks to secure the top kit
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
A JAMAICAN born chef has worked his way through the ranks to secure the top kitchen position at a luxury Lake District hotel. Tyrone Blake will take the reins as head chef at the Blue Smoke on the Bay restaurant, part of the £16 million... Read more
3d
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Disney Springs: New details revealed for Terralina Crafted Italian restaurantCrafted Italian to open early 2018 Menu to include signature pasta dishes, piz
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 3 days ago
Crafted Italian to open early 2018 Menu to include signature pasta dishes, pizza, vegetable dishes Theme inspired by the Lake District of Northern Italy Terralina Crafted Italian, slated to open in 2018, takes over the space once occupied by... Read more
3d
The News and Star
Residents delighted after councillors vote against controversial Lamplugh housing planstrongly oppose the development, claiming Lamplugh does not have enough local s
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
strongly oppose the development, claiming Lamplugh does not have enough local services and the housing plan would harm the Lake District, cause flooding issues and have a negative impact on road safety. They also reject the need for a new village... Read more
2 related articles
3d
Whitehaven News
Residents delighted after councillors vote against controversial Lamplugh housing planstrongly oppose the development, claiming Lamplugh does not have enough local s
Whitehaven News / Posted 3 days ago
strongly oppose the development, claiming Lamplugh does not have enough local services and the housing plan would harm the Lake District, cause flooding issues and have a negative impact on road safety. They also reject the need for a new village... Read more
2 related articles
3d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Residents delighted after councillors vote against controversial Lamplugh housing planstrongly oppose the development, claiming Lamplugh does not have enough local s
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
strongly oppose the development, claiming Lamplugh does not have enough local services and the housing plan would harm the Lake District, cause flooding issues and have a negative impact on road safety. They also reject the need for a new village... Read more
2 related articles
3d
West Moreland Gazette
Swallows and Amazons actress Sophie Neville explores Arthur Ransome's LakelandSophie Neville, President of The Arthur Ransome Society, explores Arthur Ransom
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Sophie Neville, President of The Arthur Ransome Society, explores Arthur Ransome's Lake District ‘Where can we find the places described in Swallows and Amazons?’ As Arthur Ransome died 50 years ago, this daunting question is often asked of... Read more
3d
West Moreland Gazette
Looking for a book to buy for friends or family this Christmas? Check out our recommendationsSwallows and Amazons (1974) by Sophie Neville (The Lutterworth Press) BACK in
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Swallows and Amazons (1974) by Sophie Neville (The Lutterworth Press) BACK in 1973 a film crew and actors descended on the Lake District to make a full-length feature film of author Arthur Ransome's classic children's story Swallows and... Read more
4d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Cumbria education centre scoops top travel awardvisit the centre each year pay off. “Our visitors come from all over the UK, a
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 days ago
visit the centre each year pay off. “Our visitors come from all over the UK, and for many it is their first trip to the Lake District. "During their courses, students encounter our approach to ‘green tourism’. "It is a unique educational... Read more
4d
The News and Star
Cumbria education centre scoops top travel awardvisit the centre each year pay off. “Our visitors come from all over the UK, a
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
visit the centre each year pay off. “Our visitors come from all over the UK, and for many it is their first trip to the Lake District. "During their courses, students encounter our approach to ‘green tourism’. "It is a unique educational... Read more
4d
Channel NewsAsia
How Singapore's 50-old land sales programme is evolvingthe market. These decentralisation efforts continue today with the sale of comm
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
the market. These decentralisation efforts continue today with the sale of commercial and hotel land parcels in the Jurong Lake District and Paya Lebar Central. THE FUTURE OF LAND SALES Dr Joseph Ooi Thian Leong, a professor at NUS’ real estate... Read more
4d
The News and Star
UPDATED: Mountain rescue teams launch 40-man operation to rescue one of their ownMountain Rescue Team (MRT) had to be helped by colleagues after he sustained mu
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
Mountain Rescue Team (MRT) had to be helped by colleagues after he sustained multiple injuries while climbing at a popular Lake District spot with a friend. The men, both well prepared and experienced mountaineers, came into difficulty after one... Read more
6 related articles
4d
North-West Evening Mail
Mountain rescue teams launch 40-man operation to rescue one of their owna mountain rescue team had to be helped by colleagues after he sustained a numb
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 days ago
a mountain rescue team had to be helped by colleagues after he sustained a number of injuries while climbing at a popular Lake District spot with a friend. The men, both well prepared and experienced mountaineers, came into difficulty after one... Read more
6 related articles
4d
The News and Star
Mountain rescue teams launch 40-man operation to rescue one of their owna mountain rescue team had to be helped by colleagues after he sustained a numb
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
a mountain rescue team had to be helped by colleagues after he sustained a number of injuries while climbing at a popular Lake District spot with a friend. The men, both well prepared and experienced mountaineers, came into difficulty after one... Read more
6 related articles
4d
The News and Star
Backing for Lake District zip wire plansstretching from one side of the lake to the other. Treetop Trek said the plans
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
stretching from one side of the lake to the other. Treetop Trek said the plans had been backed by Cumbria Tourism and the Lake District Park Partnership Business Task Force and claimed the project would boost the county's tourism industry and... Read more
2 related articles
4d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Backing for Lake District zip wire plansstretching from one side of the lake to the other. Treetop Trek said the plans
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 days ago
stretching from one side of the lake to the other. Treetop Trek said the plans had been backed by Cumbria Tourism and the Lake District Park Partnership Business Task Force and claimed the project would boost the county's tourism industry and... Read more
2 related articles
4d
North-West Evening Mail
Lakes hotel unveils £250k bedrooms revampthe hotel's general manager, said: “While the hotel is already located in one o
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 days ago
the hotel's general manager, said: “While the hotel is already located in one of the most sought-after areas in the Lake District, the new suites have helped to elevate our positioning as a leading luxury getaway. “In addition to stylish... Read more
4d
North-West Evening Mail
Sports brand stays one step ahead with world first in footwearA Lake District sports brand has teamed up with scientific experts to launch a
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 days ago
A Lake District sports brand has teamed up with scientific experts to launch a world first in footwear. inov-8, which has its headquarters in Staveley, has teamed up with The University of Manchester to become the first company to incorporate... Read more
4d
The News and Star
Firms back zip wire plansstretching from one side of the lake to the other. Treetop Trek said the plans
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
stretching from one side of the lake to the other. Treetop Trek said the plans had been backed by Cumbria Tourism and the Lake District Park Partnership Business Task Force and claimed the project would boost the county's tourism industry and... Read more
2 related articles
5d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Hopes for third series of The A WordHit BBC drama The A Word finishes tonight. The second series of the drama set
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
Hit BBC drama The A Word finishes tonight. The second series of the drama set in the Lake District has proved popular but the BBC are remaining tight-lipped as to if there will be a third one. The A Word, filmed in Cumbria and Manchester, follows... Read more
2 related articles
5d
The News and Star
Hopes for third series of The A WordHit BBC drama The A Word finishes tonight. The second series of the drama set
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
Hit BBC drama The A Word finishes tonight. The second series of the drama set in the Lake District has proved popular but the BBC are remaining tight-lipped as to if there will be a third one. The A Word, filmed in Cumbria and Manchester, follows... Read more
2 related articles
More

In this news