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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!

Latest Lake District & Cumbria Business News:

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

TripAdvisor 2015 Awards

TripAdvisor logo (small)Six of the restaurants featured in our Eating Out Guide (there may be more that have yet to inform us) have been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2015. They are: Kings Arms Cartmel, Cavendish Arms Cartmel, Pheasant Inn Allithwaite, Joshua Tree Kendal, Italian Garden Kirkby Lonsdale and finally the Golden Mountain in Windermere, who were welcomed into the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame! The Certificate of Excellence award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor. The ‘Hall of Fame’ was created to honour those businesses that have earned a Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years.

Latest Lake District & Cumbria News:

Wed Oct 07 01:19:56 BST 2015
Images of bowling pavilions including in Cockermouth
Wed Oct 07 00:28:53 BST 2015
More than 40 suspected rival gang members had been arrested on suspicion of a string of offences including possessing weapons, police say.
Tue Oct 06 22:21:57 BST 2015
Niall Cowperthwaite scores a late second-half winner for Barrow as they beat Chester in a five-goal thriller.
Tue Oct 06 14:48:33 BST 2015
Prince Harry says brave Children at the WellChild Awards are "inspirational beyond belief"
Mon Oct 05 19:38:28 BST 2015
A man who assaulted five women for sneezing, spat at a baby and verbally abused a man gets a suspended prison sentence.
Mon Oct 05 12:19:22 BST 2015
A hospital which has undergone a £90m refurbishment opens in Cumbria.
Mon Oct 05 00:01:06 BST 2015
Why have only three people been prosecuted for using drones? And are they actually dangerous?
Mon Oct 05 00:00:05 BST 2015
Robert Knowles, from Cumbria, was the first person in the UK to be prosecuted for illegally flying a drone.
Sat Oct 03 13:53:57 BST 2015
A review of council ward boundaries in Copeland borough will be carried out ahead of the 2019 local election.

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