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Pig and Whistle, Pub & Bistro, Cartmel

A traditional pub serving real ale, with a real log fire to add to the warm atmosphere.

Grange-over-Sands Post Office

Grange Post Office offers a range of services including Banking, Foreign Currency / Travel Money Cards, Moneygram, Travel Insurance, Passport Check and Send, Parcels, Broadband and Phone and Savings & Investments.

Crown Country Inn, High Newton

The Crown Country Inn in the village of Newton-in-Cartmel is a traditional 17th century coaching inn with welcoming bar, large restaurant and 7 rooms that combine classic and modern boutique styles.

Orton Scar Cafe

Orton Scar Cafe in Orton near Penrith serves superb local food and drink, 7 days a week, with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere

Lakeland Hideaways

Lakeland Hideaways offer the very best selection of self catering holiday cottages in and around Hawkshead in the Lake District

Windermere Lake Cruises

Enjoy a great Windermere cruise with Windermere Lake Cruises and enjoy spectacular Lakeland views from England's largest lake.

Lakeland Motor Museum

The fascinating Lakeland Motor Museum in the picturesque Leven Valley at Backbarrow hosts a unique road transport collection of some 30,000 exhibits and also features many non-motoring additions.

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!

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. If you want us to promote your events and exhibitions in the Lake District and Cumbria, do contact us.

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.

Special Offers

  • Cavendish Arms, Cartmel Special OffersCavendish Arms, Cartmel Special Offers

    The Cavendish Arms in Cartmel are offering customers a special dining offer. A meal for two from Monday to Thursday between 5.00pm – 7.00pm costs only £16 per person (£5 supplement for steak). This includes a starter and a main dish from the main menu.

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    Caci non-surgical face lift facial - A one-hour trial of this amazing treatment with many celebrity followers, including Jennifer Lopez, Lisa Snowdon and Martine McCutcheon, is available at Bowness Beauty for only £30! Book now to avoid disappointment.

  • Local Pensioner's Days on Windermere Lake CruisesLocal Pensioner's Days on Windermere Lake Cruises

    Windermere Lake Cruises has some great savings for local pensioners every Friday in September and October. Freedom of the Lake ticket (24 hours of unlimited boat travel) WAS £19, NOW £4.75! Regular sailings to Ambleside, Bowness or Lakeside WAS £10.30, NOW £2.70!

  • Discount Offer from Goodacres Carpets & RugsDiscount Offer from Goodacres Carpets & Rugs

    A 20% discount is offered to all Your Guide 2 the Lake District readers on all purchases at Goodacre Carpets & Rugs of Kendal - specialists in handmade Afghan, Persian and Oriental rugs with a showroom measuring over 1200 square feet.

Latest Lake District & Cumbria Business News:

Goodacre's Rug Bazaar Now Open!

Goodacre Carpets Logo AppGoodacre Carpets & Rugs (formerly known as Goodacre Carpet Factory Shop) have opened a massive rug showroom at their Kendal premises on the Dockray Hall Estate. Measuring over 1200 sq. feet, the showroom is in two sections dealing with Oriental rugs and Contemporary rugs. Goodacre are specialists in handmade Afghan, Persian and Oriental rugs, and offer the largest display of the latter for some 60 miles. For details of a special introductory offer for Your Guide 2 the Lake District readers, click here  |  Goodacre Feature

L'Enclume Named UK's Greatest Restaurant...Again!

L'enclume logoSimon Rogan's Michelin-starred restaurant, L'Enclume, has secured the top spot in the 2016 Good Food Guide. This is the third year running that the Cartmel eaterie has been rated number 1 by the Waitrose-owned guide, who described it as 'an unassuming location for an undoubted pinnacle of the new British cooking.' The guide also praised L'Enclume's use of ingredients that they source from their own farm. L'Enclume Feature

Castle Green in 2015 TripAdvisor Hall of Fame!

Castle Green Hotel logoThe 4 star Castle Green Hotel in Kendal has been inducted into the 2015 TripAdvisor Hall of Fame. The award is determined by customer ratings and was presented to the hotel  after it consistently scored top ratings in customer feedback on the TripAdvisor website. The Castle Green Hotel has recently had a £250,000 investment, resulting in a major refurbishment of its bar and restaurant. Castle Green Hotel Feature

Latest Lake District & Cumbria News:

Mon Oct 12 18:40:35 BST 2015
A rally car team is given permission to expand its site near Cockermouth.
Mon Oct 12 18:05:10 BST 2015
Calls for a so-called "sovereign fund" to ensure the West Cumbria community gets a fairer share from the multi-billion pound nuclear industry.
Mon Oct 12 12:17:07 BST 2015
Bosses from an 'inadequate' children's services in Cumbria are to meet government ministers to discuss the crisis.
Sat Oct 10 18:36:48 BST 2015
Shaun Miller's brace helps Morecambe to a deserved League Two victory at Carlisle United
Sat Oct 10 17:14:43 BST 2015
Bromley romp to an eighth win in nine league games as they thrash a poor Barrow side at Hayes Lane.
Fri Oct 09 13:02:54 BST 2015
Cumbria Constabulary's new £8.5m divisional headquarters opens in Barrow as old Barrow and Ulverston stations close.
Fri Oct 09 11:46:55 BST 2015
Ginny the Lakeland border collie has performed more search and rescues than any dog in the county .
Fri Oct 09 11:10:19 BST 2015
Ginny the search and rescue border collie attends her 250th call-out on Cumbria's fells, more than any other dog in the county.
Thu Oct 08 20:32:27 BST 2015
Cost cutting at the UK National Nuclear Laboratory in west Cumbria is to lead to job losses.

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