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Welcome to the ultimate guide to life in the Lake District. From Accommodation to Zoos, we feature every attraction and business that makes the Lake District and Cumbria a fantastic place to live, work and visit.
This is not just another business directory. Your Guide 2 The Lake District turns the spotlight onto the most diverse National Park in the UK, reflecting Cumbrian folk and telling the world what life in the Lakes is really all about. If you want your organisation or business to be found on the web, make sure you are on Your Guide 2 The Lake District. Our Community pages are mostly FREE. Do
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Now is a fantastic time to visit the Lake District with the golden colours of Autumn decorating many trees, bushes and plants and ripe fruits are also in glorious abundance. The reds and oranges of this season can look stunning reflected in Cumbria's lakes and waterways and the Lake District is the perfect venue for photographers and walkers.

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Castle Green Hotel is Named Best Restaurant of the Year
castle_green_hotel_logo.pngThe Castle Green Hotel has been named best hotel restaurant of the year in the inaugural Food Awards England and Wales. The four star Kendal hotel beat off strong local and national competition to win the accolade. Castle Green Feature

The Gilpin Bridge at Levens Has Been Taken Over!
gilpin_bridge.jpgPopular inn The Gilpin Bridge at Levens is now under new ownership along with a new chef, new menu, new layout and decor. Situated just off the A590 between Newby Bridge and Kendal, the Gilpin Bridge is full of character and steeped in history and offers quality accommodation, real ales and an extensive menu. Gilpin Bridge Feature

Sunday Times Top 100 List Features Cumbrian Restaurants
simon_rogan_1.jpgSimon Rogan's L'Enclume in Cartmel is placed number 3 in the Sunday Times' best restaurant list, whilst Holbeck Ghyll in Windermere comes in at number 71. The Samling in Windermere also gets a mention in the prestigious restaurant roll call, appearing in the North West top 10. Rogan's reputation continues to rise as his other restaurants - Fera at London's Claridges and The French at The Midland Hotel, Manchester - also appear in the top 100. The two Michelin-starred L'Enclume is the flagship of the growing Rogan-led eateries, and earlier this year was named Restaurant of the Year in the Good Food Guide for the second successive year. Cartmel is the site of two other Simon Rogan establishments - Rogan & Co and the quaint country pub and bistro The Pig & Whistle. L'Enclume Feature

World of Beatrix Potter Wins Double Award!
world_beatrix_potter_attraction_2011_logo.jpg The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction's garden in Bowness-on-Windermere has won two awards at the Cumbria in Bloom ceremony. The Peter Rabbit garden - which was designed by Richard Lucas - was awarded the South Lakeland in Bloom Tourism trophy. There was also a special Discretionary Award - a Wavy Grain wooden plaque made from Cumbrian Juniper - to acknowledge the gold medal success of the Peter Rabbit Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May. World of Beatrix Potter Feature

Latest Lake District & Cumbria News:
Mon Nov 24 16:25:16 GMT 2014
Championship side Workington Town renew their development partnership with Super League side Wigan
Mon Nov 24 16:10:59 GMT 2014
Two men are jailed for plotting a "revenge" attack involving a firearm.
Mon Nov 24 15:29:36 GMT 2014
Paul Bird recovers from a crash with a spectator on his way to the final stage to clinch the
Mon Nov 24 08:55:21 GMT 2014
The number of homes in north-east England and Cumbria where nobody has a job has fallen to a
Sun Nov 23 17:01:33 GMT 2014
A look back at the political week in the North East and Cumbria in 60 seconds.
Sun Nov 23 16:06:34 GMT 2014
A group of hill walkers have their luggage stolen while they are stranded on Crinkle Crags near
Sun Nov 23 14:57:40 GMT 2014
More than 70 pistols, shotguns, air weapons, rifles and revolvers are handed in to police in the
Sat Nov 22 18:07:06 GMT 2014
Dagenham come from behind to record a comfortable victory against fellow League Two strugglers
Sat Nov 22 17:07:10 GMT 2014
The Lake District National Park Authority is urged to refuse permission for a tourist attraction's
Sat Nov 22 15:13:14 GMT 2014
A copper mine given patronage by Queen Elizabeth I is given £16,000 for a conservation funding
Fri Nov 21 11:13:24 GMT 2014
Plans to close a school in Cumbria with no pupils are consulted on.
Thu Nov 20 08:51:11 GMT 2014
Blackpool's Bloomfield Road stadium will host the Championship Summer Bash on the weekend of 23-24
Wed Nov 19 16:30:49 GMT 2014
A hotel that "fined" a couple £100 who described it as a "rotten, stinking hovel" in a review is to
Wed Nov 19 09:09:45 GMT 2014
A couple have been "fined" £100 for posting a review on Trip Advisor, describing the Broadway Hotel
Tue Nov 18 03:19:35 GMT 2014
Grief-stricken fiancee's India exhibition tribute
Sun Nov 16 19:38:12 GMT 2014
A network of cable cars is suggested as a radical solution to traffic congestion in the Lake
Fri Nov 14 01:21:56 GMT 2014
The fighting female textile workers
Tue Nov 13 12:30:36 GMT 2012
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