News & Events

4 Top Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in the Lake District


Some “little gems” you can really sink your teeth into…

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.

Weddings in the Lake District - Where to Look!


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?

All-Electric Passenger Boat Sets Sail on Windermere

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.