Posts in 'Lake District'

Windermere Lake District

How to get to the English Lake District

Tucked up in the far north west of England just below the Scottish borders, the Lake District is the jewel in the English National Parks crown. Easily accessible by car or a variety of public transport options, it is the perfect place for a short holiday or a stop a longer UK roadtrip. The two […]

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Latrigg Lake District

On the places that made me…Latrigg, the Lake District

“If you feel like it once you’ve unpacked, Latrigg is a nice easy hike, over there’. I followed Helen’s gaze outside my empty bedroom window, across the shallow river to a perfectly shaped hill, shrouded on one side in woods. Despite being around 350m, it looked huge. Whilst one part of me was keen for […]

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Hawkshead YHA Lake District

Lockdown life in an empty Lake District hostel

I’ve debated about whether to share my lockdown story over the last week. I’m aware that I’m writing this from a very fortune point of privilege, one in which sometimes feels so far removed from the physical, mental and financial hardship so many people are having to deal with and face during this global pandemic.  […]

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Windermere Lake District

A brief guide to the English Lake District

I don’t know about you, but when I start planning my next trip, I like to get a good, broad overview of the area before I start getting down to the finer details of working out what to do and where to go. So, this is my brief introduction to each of the main regions […]

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