News & Events

Is a White Christmas Coming to Littlemere?

The North West could be set for a white Christmas in 2016, as storm Barbara could be on her way to Britain...

Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen are odds-on with bookmakers as the three most likely places to get snow on December 25th, with Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester respectively next on the list of cities. With Scotland and the North West the most likely to feel the effects of Storm Barbara in the form of flurries, the UK could also potentially see Barbara in a different light, with flooding and gale force winds expected to cause travel disruption.

Lake District Xmas Light Switch-On Guide 2016

Whether you live in the Lake District or you're lucky enough to enjoy a winter break here, there are always a number of festive events to enjoy. This year is no exception, with Keswick's annual lights switch-on event kicking off the region's Christmas festivities, quickly followed by Ambleside, both coming up this weekend.

With each event bringing its own unique combination of events, fairs, Santa meetings and guest appearances, you're sure to get into the Christmas spirit no matter which one you bring the kids to.

Making the Most of the Lake District this Autumn

With the hustle and bustle of a busy Summer a distant memory and thoughts turning towards Christmas, you could be forgiven for not really giving a break in the Lakes at this time of year a second thought. However, in the Autumn and Winter time, the Lake District is capable of surprising you with its beautiful scenic colour. And with the tourism crowds having long since dispersed, you could have a piece of it all to yourself.

Where to Go for Bonfire Night & Fireworks 2016 in the Lake District

With Guy Fawkes night now just a couple of weeks away, the time has come to start looking around for bonfire and firework celebrations near to you. Whether you're in Kendal, Cartmel, Windermere or elsewhere in the Lakes, there's plenty on offer for all the family! We've brought together information, locations and start times for a number of Bonfire night celebrations in the area.