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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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Latest Lake District & Cumbria Business News:
 
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



Beetham Nurseries Celebrate Three Decades in Business
  
beetham_nurseries_logo.jpgThis year Beetham Nurseries are celebrating thirty years in business. The family concern near Milnthorpe began in 1984 from a small potting shed and over three decades have blossomed into the huge garden centre, plant nursery, food shop and cafe that it is today. Although much has changed physically, the garden centre say their core intrinsic values and beliefs from 30 years ago that make up today's family business are still intact. Soon the story of Beetham Nurseries will be exhibited around the store with pictures of then and now with customers able to take a trip down memory lane.  Beetham Nurseries Feature
 

 
Latest Lake District & Cumbria News:
 
Thu Oct 02 08:52:15 BST 2014
The British National Party says it has expelled former North West MEP and ex-leader Nick Griffin,
Thu Oct 02 01:47:03 BST 2014
Police records show 6,558 under-18s were caught drink-driving between 2008 and 2013, according to
Wed Oct 01 14:07:59 BST 2014
A council "ploughed on regardless" with plans to build a Whitehaven sports stadium that later
Wed Oct 01 12:54:26 BST 2014
Police believe a murderer who failed to turn up in Cumbria after being freed on temporary licence
Wed Oct 01 12:45:38 BST 2014
Former player Ralph Calvin steps down as Whitehaven chairman, and from the board of directors, with
Tue Sep 30 14:06:54 BST 2014
Schools in Cumbria, East Ayrshire and Gwynedd say that they have inadequate broadband and wi-fi.
Tue Sep 30 10:25:26 BST 2014
Thousands of people gather in Cumbria for a public meeting over concerns about a hospital.
Mon Sep 29 13:16:34 BST 2014
A man who was "left for dead" after being attacked outside a pub in Cumbria releases a photo of his
Mon Sep 29 13:01:48 BST 2014
What should be done with the stockpile?
Mon Sep 29 11:02:21 BST 2014
Emma Thompson talks about writing the new adventures of Peter Rabbit over 100 years after the
Mon Sep 29 10:28:39 BST 2014
Pupils who took exams at a Cumbria primary school have their results annulled, after papers were
Mon Sep 29 09:00:19 BST 2014
BBC Inside Out investigates the options for the UK's growing plutonium stockpile at Sellafield in
Sat Sep 27 18:40:40 BST 2014
Keith Curle inspires Carlisle to their first win of the season in his home debut as manager against
Wed Sep 24 13:17:19 BST 2014
Lost buildings revealed by falling reservoir levels
Sat Sep 20 10:59:38 BST 2014
After the "no" vote in the Scottish referendum, will counties like Cumbria be able to compete?
Mon Sep 15 21:26:35 BST 2014
Nenthead Mine, considered one of Europe's best preserved former lead mines, is being given a
Thu Sep 11 17:58:24 BST 2014
An animal sanctuary is having to move hundreds of snakes, birds and other animals to a new home
Tue Nov 13 12:30:36 GMT 2012
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