Category: Lake District Outdoors

Windermere, #theplacetobe for cycling in the Lake District

An increasing amount of cyclists of all ages and abilities visit Windermere and Bowness year on year. The area has seen a huge boost in cycle friendly routes and the updating of others to make them more user friendly ad safe. Greater marketing has been done by Cumbria Tourism the GoLakes Travel programme and the […]

Walking Tops Favourite Pastimes for Couples List

Topping the top 25 pastimes for couples in Female First magazine was wonderful walking. Yes, walking is a pastime anyone can enjoy but between a couple, it is the perfect way to spend quality time, out in the open and away from the stresses and strains of life. Whether it’s a Sunday stroll in the […]

Europe’s biggest open water swimming event returns to Lake Windermere

  Ambleside and Windermere will be awash with wetsuits on the weekend of June 10 – 12 2016. This is the weekend of the annual Great North Swim, an extremely exciting event for any open swimmer but also for spectators as hundreds of people watch as the competitors take to the water. The Great North […]

British cycling at its best in the Lake District

Cycling has been one of the biggest surges in sport popularity in recent years. Even before Sir Bradley Wiggins triumphs, the number of cyclists in the UK has been increasing year on year whether it be for commuting purposes, health benefits or just pure enjoyment. Now with another UK Tour de France winner, Chris Froome […]

Bowfell from Great Langdale – the ultimate Lake District fell walk

Don’t just take our word for it about Bowfell being one of the best Lake District fells but also the great Alfred Wainwright and Outdoors Magic, the leading outdoors magazine. Wainwright in fact ranked it “amongst the best half dozen” of the Lake District fells. Let’s talk a bit out Bowfell first. Located in the […]