If you know Marissa, you might guess that she’s into books.
As a child one of her favourites was Beatrix Potter. And so, when in Windermere, we had to visit the cottage where many of the stories were written and illustrated. 223 more words
The cliffs of St Bees Head continue north of the main headland around Saltom Bay and towards Whitehaven. Here the remains of Haig Pit, the last of the area’s deep coal mines, stand high above the sea; the old winding gear still and used as a perch by the occasional gull. 248 more words
Often when I’m on the way up to a mountain summit, I think “what am I doing here?!” Everything seems to be a blur because I’m so out of breath. 767 more words
Armathwaite Hall Country House Hotel is a luxury hotel with a large contemporary spa, set in the secluded splendour of 400 acres.
One lucky reader will receive a mid-week Escape Spa Break’ for two (sharing a double or twin bedded spa room) including: 15 more words
No one is going to accuse the Shap Fells, in the east of the district, of having the same appeal as Langdale, Borrowdale, whatever — but on a relatively nice and sunny day there are still good things to be found thereabouts. 124 more words