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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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Latest Lake District & Cumbria Business News:
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

The Wheatsheaf is Named a Top Pub in England & Wales!
wheatsheaf_brigsteer_logo.jpgThe Wheatsheaf at Brigsteer has been named one of the top three pubs in England and Wales with rooms. The respected Sawday's Pubs & Inns travel guide has described the Wheatsheaf's bunkhouse rooms as "quirky and hugely comfortable", complete with a taxi service to the recently renovated pub. Wheatsheaf Feature

Latest Lake District & Cumbria News:
Tue Oct 21 23:22:16 BST 2014
Burton Albion move up to second in League Two after edging out Carlisle in a seven-goal thriller at
Tue Oct 21 22:32:14 BST 2014
A woman dies and four people are taken to hospital after high winds brought down trees and gusts of
Tue Oct 21 19:46:57 BST 2014
The death of a baby girl in Cumbria which has led to two arrests, cannot be explained, an inquest
Tue Oct 21 19:36:31 BST 2014
Forward Derek Asamoah joins Carlisle United on a short-term deal following a recent trial spell.
Tue Oct 21 14:21:29 BST 2014
A 22-year-old care worker is found guilty of sexually touching a woman of 96 who had dementia at a
Mon Oct 20 19:13:22 BST 2014
People are warned not to approach two capuchin monkeys which escaped from a south Cumbria wild
Mon Oct 20 18:38:38 BST 2014
A monkey which escaped from an animal park in Cumbria is caught on camera hiding out in a car
Mon Oct 20 16:37:55 BST 2014
Carlisle boss Keith Curle says loan signing Georg Iliev needs better service before he can be
Sun Oct 19 16:19:42 BST 2014
A Cumbrian chef is hoping he has cooked the world's biggest scotch egg - a whopping 11kg (24lbs) -
Sat Oct 18 18:37:24 BST 2014
Plymouth Argyle seal all three points at home to in-form Carlisle United thanks to a first half
Fri Oct 17 15:14:42 BST 2014
Carlisle United sign Bolton striker Georg Iliev on loan and extend the stay of his Trotters
Fri Oct 17 10:25:04 BST 2014
Video conferencing is commonplace in the boardroom but it's now being used to treat patients with
Wed Oct 15 10:58:12 BST 2014
Bagging 1,556 hills named after Hollywood star
Tue Oct 14 18:36:07 BST 2014
Four baby tortoises hatch at a wildlife park in Cumbria, after 10 years of attempts to breed them.
Tue Oct 14 11:22:50 BST 2014
Little-known 1930s-60s collection finds new use
Mon Oct 13 21:25:36 BST 2014
A married couple will spend the next three months serving together in the Royal Air Force in
Mon Oct 13 16:15:56 BST 2014
Head coach John Kear backs forward Peter Lupton to captain Wales in the rugby league European
Tue Nov 13 12:30:36 GMT 2012
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