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Lake District Drive

Circular drive from Kendal through The Lake District to Keswick, Ullswater, Bowness-on-Windermere & back to Kendal.

This circular route takes you through The Lake District with some of the most beautiful lakes & magnificent mountains & much to see along the way.

From Kendal take the A591 to Windermere then continue to Ambleside along the side of the lake. Continue reading


It’s a great time of year for a picnic so why not celebrate National Picnic Week by packing some butties and heading off to one of our favourite picnic places?

Sunbiggin Tarn is a lovely, peaceful place 4sunbiggintarn miles from the village of Orton. It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest surrounded by peaceful, open moorland and popular with many species of birds.  Keep an eye out for Great Crested Grebes, Goldeneyes & migrating Green Sandpipers. A short walk away you can find Howes Well ring cairn, like a mini stone circle & you can also walk on Great Asby Scar with its limestone pavements.


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