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5 Steps to a Perfect Lodge Retreat for Couples

When it comes to planning a lodge holiday for two, choosing the location is usually just the beginning. Here’s our five steps to follow when it comes to taking a lodge vacation with your significant other…

1. First Impressions

There’s nothing worse than opening the doors to your accommodation to be greeted with something that couldn’t be further from what you saw in the promotional photos. So, step one is to check reviews and nip onto TripAdvisor to get a better idea of exactly what you’re booking, ensuring there can be no disappointment on the big day.

UK Lodge Park Ownership Soaring - and Everyone Benefits

With the price of a holiday abroad rising and the pound unable to buy as many Euros or Dollars as before, a growing percentage of UK tourists are turning to rental or ownership at one of Britain’s holiday parks.

And the shift in trend has a positive effect that goes beyond the convenience and savings enjoyed by those taking the trip, as local communities, attractions and business owners share tourist cash that would otherwise have left the UK.

New Website Launched to Build Kendal Tourism

Local festival and event listings, tips for shopping and eating-out and detailed maps of the area are just the tip of the iceberg at a new website aimed at boosting tourism in the Kendal area.Visit Kendal - now live and located at - is a treasure trove of information designed to provide both new and returning visitors to the town with all the information they could ever need.Site users can find daytime activities and things to do within the 'Active & Adventure' and Arts sections of the site, and collect ideas for how to

Improvements Underway at Kendal Castle

Accessibility improvement work has this week begun at the historic Kendal Castle, once home to the extended family of Queen Catherine Parr.

With muddy pathways having widened and worsened in recent years, the main focus of the work is to resurface and re-route those pathways - with muddier areas of the site subsequently able to grow replacement grass. The work is expected to improve safety on the landmark site as well as further enhancing the area's natural beauty.