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Your Guide 2 the Lake District
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:
Fri Oct 31 18:15:22 GMT 2014
A former civil nuclear police officer is handed a suspended sentence for sending sexual text
Fri Oct 31 12:34:11 GMT 2014
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Portsmouth and Carlisle
Thu Oct 30 18:49:27 GMT 2014
A speeding driver who caused the death of his friend in a crash is jailed for three years.
Thu Oct 30 16:26:23 GMT 2014
A proposal to build a 15-mile road tunnel under Morecambe Bay is suggested in Parliament.
Thu Oct 30 15:47:55 GMT 2014
Winger Kyle Dolan leaves Salford Red Devils to sign a one-year deal with Championship One side
Thu Oct 30 13:30:46 GMT 2014
Students are spending at least two hours a day travelling to and from university in Cumbria,
Thu Oct 30 12:40:41 GMT 2014
Carlisle United sign defender Tom Anderson on loan until 29 November from Premier League side
Wed Oct 29 18:03:46 GMT 2014
BBC News website readers have been sending in their pictures of wrongly spelt and misleading road
Wed Oct 29 15:50:17 GMT 2014
A carving of a Roman fertility god from the first century AD is unearthed during an excavation in
Tue Oct 28 15:26:42 GMT 2014
Carlisle striker Stephen Elliott will have an operation after rupturing his Achilles in the win
Tue Oct 28 13:35:19 GMT 2014
Carlisle manager Keith Curle says he has been told Brad Potts' agent is touting the player around
Tue Oct 28 06:08:20 GMT 2014
A painting sold by Sotheby's in London for £42,000 is at the centre of a legal battle, amid claims
Mon Oct 27 17:13:17 GMT 2014
Former owner thinks his painting was worth £11m
Sun Oct 26 10:54:20 GMT 2014
Wetheriggs Animal Rescue Centre in Cumbria move their 1700 animals to a new home County Durham.
Fri Oct 24 15:39:30 BST 2014
Mobile footage key to care home abuse probe
Wed Oct 22 14:22:26 BST 2014
Neil Morrissey talks about the set of new West End comedy Neville's Island which is set on a
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
Tue Nov 13 12:30:36 GMT 2012
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