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Lakeland Hideaways

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

Lake District Lodge Holidays

One of the largest choices of Holiday Lodges and Log Cabins available to rent in the Windermere area

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.

Twa Dogs Lodge and Lakeside No.9

Luxurious three bedroom lodges located on the shores of Windermere in between Ambleside and Windermere.

Julian Wilson Electricians

Provide all aspects of electrical services in Kendal and are highly experienced in electrical repairs.

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.

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

    The Cavendish Arms have a special accommodation offer for readers of Your Guide 2 the Lake District: One night stay for 2 people £59. Two nights £109 – includes breakfast. Also if you dine at the Cavendish and order a minimum of two courses, you will receive a free bottle of wine.

  • Curtains & Blinds by Design Motorised BlindsCurtains & Blinds by Design Motorised Blinds

    Curtains & Blinds by Design of Kendal are offering 15% off all electric automated blinds including rollers, verticals, visions, romans and awnings. The luxury of motorised blinds is now affordable, costing as little as £69, excluding the cost of your blind. Terms & conditions apply.

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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.

  • Lakeland Motor Museum Pensioner DaysLakeland Motor Museum Pensioner Days

    Lake District and Cumbrian pensioners can get some amazing discounts this Spring with Lakeland Motor Museum's half-price Friday discount offer. On every Friday in April and May, local pensioners (and a friend of any age) pay only £4, instead of the usual £8 admission fee.

  • Windermere Lake Cruises Pensioner DiscountsWindermere Lake Cruises Pensioner Discounts

    Cumbrian pensioners can get some amazing discounts this Spring with Windermere Lake Cruises’ Friday discount offer. On every Friday in April and May, local pensioners (and a friend of any age) pay only £2.70 for the Yellow or Red Cruises that normally costs £10.30 or £10.80.

Latest Lake District & Cumbria Business News:

Lamplighter Praised by Top TV Food Critic!

Lamplighter Dining Rooms Windermere LogoThe Lamplighter Dining Rooms have received a great review from food critic Jay Rayner in his weekly Observer column. The culinary expert - who also appears regularly on the One Show - praised the Windermere eatery's Sunday lunch as the "sort people of my age claim to remember from childhood, but which I suspect rarely existed". Rayner also commended the Lamplighter for serving good quality fayre with all the trimmings and not being pretentious. Lamplighter Feature

Sun Inn Awarded Second AA Rosette

The Sun Inn Kirkby Lonsdale logoThe Sun Inn at Kirkby Lonsdale has just been awarded its second AA Rosette, following an anonymous visit by an official AA inspector. The five star, 17th century luxury inn at the heart of Kirkby Lonsdale, is continuing to receive rave reviews for its award-winning restaurant, great rooms and relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Sun Inn Feature

Celebrations at the Castle Green Hotel

Castle Green Hotel logoThe Castle Green Hotel are celebrating the completion of their £250,000 restaurant refurbishment as well as winning two awards at the Best Western Members Conference. The Kendal hotel are receiving rave reviews for their new-look two AA Rosette Greenhouse Restaurant. The awards are for best Fan Favourite Hotel and Large Best Western Hotel Experience of the Year. Castle Green Feature

Latest Lake District & Cumbria News:

Fri Apr 24 12:38:48 BST 2015
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Stevenage and Carlisle United.
Fri Apr 24 10:37:53 BST 2015
An investigation into the death of a baby born at a Cumbrian hospital will not lead to any prosecutions, police say.
Fri Apr 24 03:28:00 BST 2015
England's oldest long distance trail marks 50 years
Fri Apr 24 02:40:27 BST 2015
A Cumbrian man is jailed for trying to lure a 14-year-old girl into sex, unaware he was in contact with undercover police.
Thu Apr 23 15:12:33 BST 2015
A school in Cumbria is taken out of special measures after being placed in the category twice in four years.
Thu Apr 23 10:43:43 BST 2015
The number of uncontested seats at some local elections has reached "epidemic proportions", including in Eden, the head of the UK's returning officers' organisation says.
Wed Apr 22 10:12:33 BST 2015
A man dies after falling 330ft (100m) down a mountain in the Lake District.
Wed Apr 22 09:52:18 BST 2015
Hundreds of starfish left stranded on a Workington beach are unlikely to survive, a marine expert says.
Wed Apr 22 00:29:57 BST 2015
A dog being shot with a crossbow bolt was among thousands of animal cruelty cases investigated by the RSPCA last year, the charity says.

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