A Recommended Day Trip near Cartmel
A great trip out from Cartmel but in fact any destination in the Lake District at the moment is aRead more.
What your Great Grandfather may have done to survive as a child.
Child labour is hard to imagine in 21 Century Britain, but 100 years ago and certainly 150 years ago itRead more.
What To Do With The Kids When It Rains in Newby Bridge
The Motor museum at Backbarrow is a great family day out and ideal if the weather is not very good outRead more.
Scenic Cartmel to Holker Hall Bike Ride
Cartmel to Humphrey Head & Holker Hall Cycle Ride This short ride has a bit of everything- the delights ofRead more.
A secret haven for wildlife in the Lakes
When you’re next in the Lakes you really must visit this very special Nature Reserve. Hay Bridge Nature Reserve, RuslandRead more.
Walking in crisp Autumn air, enjoying nature, fabulous colours. It’s the Lake District!
Grizedale Forest, (15 mins from Woodside and 30 mins from Fell View) in the heart of the Lake District, offersRead more.
Holker Hall Events
Holker Hall owned by the Cavendish Family, is a few minutes from both of our cottages and has lovely gardensRead more.
A Great Walk With A Dog in Low Stott Park
My favourite Christmas Market of the season is Yew Tree Barn’s Market at High Newton 30th November, 1st & 2nd DecemberRead more.
The toughest Rat Race Challenge in the Lakes
A great atmosphere on the prom at grange over Sands this afternoon watching the runners who took part inRead more.
Something for the men!
1. Exploring the Lakeland Motor Museum, Backbarrow Backbarrow was originally the home of the washing agent “Dolly Blue” but todayRead more.