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According to a study by Comparethemarket, the vegan population in the UK rocketed to around 3.5 million in 2018 - up from an estimated 500,000 or so in 2016. Staggering figures like this suggest that the vegan lifestyle isn’t so much a fad as it was once considered… many more people than ever really are ditching meat and dairy permanently.
Have you said ‘I do’ this summer? If so, first of all congratulations! And second, you’re probably already picturing the special day, planning every moment in your head from colour schemes to seat covers…
But there’s one thing that makes every wedding special in its own way; the venue. We’re lucky enough to be on the edge of the Lake District with quick and easy access to some of the UK’s most stunning, dramatic landscapes. So how does a budding bride and groom find ‘the one’ when it comes to wedding venues in the Lakes?
Saturday June 30th will see a historic near-fifty-year-old passenger vessel set out for its madien voyage on Lake Windermere for the first time as an all-electric vehicle.
Built in the 1970s by a team led by local boat maker Alan Brockbank, the MV Venture - weighing 8 tonnes and capable of carrying 45 passengers - has been in operation between Fell Foot Park and Lakeside Pier on the Lake District's signature body of water for over four decades and is set to continue doing so with a new zero-emmission engine.
July 7th, 2018 is International Chocolate Day. And if you're anything like us, you'll be drooling at the thought of how you could celebrate!
International Chocolate Day is a globally-celebrated observance that's said to mark the introduction of chocloate to Europe in the 1500s. But more importantly, it's an excuse to eat loads of chocolate...
In the spirit of indulgence, we've created a short list of wonderful places certain to help you cater for the cocoa cravings on July 7th (or indeed, any time you like).