Grange Ornamental Pond

Grange ornamental pond is about to be overhauled this spring. The 149 year old pond is to be de-silted and restored to its former glory. Well known as one of…

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Vincent Motorbikes

A collection of legendary motorbikes has gone on show at the Lakeland Motor museum in Backbarrow at the southern tip of Windermere. It is almost 60 years since the last…

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Cartmel and The New York Times

Great news in that Cartmel makes it into the New York Times list of Places to Go in 2014 at no 44 http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/01/10/travel/2014-places-to-go.html?_r=0

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Lake District to be World Heritage site?

Yesterday's announcement made by Culture Minister Ed Vazey means England’s largest national park may possibly join the Great Wall of China, Egypt’s pyramids and the Taj Mahal as an internationally…

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Clear Thinking at Lothlorien

I have just been reading an interesting article about which conditions your brain operates best. Apparently, if you take a walk in the countryside you may just find the answer.…

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New Year Cycling
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New Year Cycling

Started 2014 off yesterday with a 36 mile loop around Windermere with Ben Irvine the author of Einstein and the Art of Mindful Cycling. Starting at Newby Bridge we headed…

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