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Cross Keys Inn Tebay

Guest accommodation in the beautiful Lune Valley near Penrith, a perfect base for visiting The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales.

Skylark Aerial Photography

Skylark Aerial Photography provides aerial pictures and video in the Lake District & Cumbria, using the latest drone technology, for all types of events and occasions, business or leisure, as well as aerial inspections and surveys.

Lauren Crellin Make Up Artist

Lauren Crellin is a Make Up artist who covers all of Cumbria and North Lancashire and is a specialist in Wedding and Special Occasion Make Up.

Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway

Runs steam trains along the scenic Leven valley, from Haverthwaite Station to Lakeside Pier at the southern end of Windermere in the Lake District. is an award-winning company offering the finest selection of personally inspected holiday cottages in the Lake District and Cumbria.

The Relaxation Room

Providing beauty, massage and holistic treatments at The Grange Hotel in Grange-over-Sands, as well as a mobile massage service throughout the South Lakes region.

Laura Ashley The Belsfield Windermere

A boutique hotel set in six acres of gardens overlooking Windermere, and is a great Lake District wedding venue with superb conference facilities.

Anderson Jewellery

Anderson Jewellery has a dazzling display of gold and silver jewellery, top brand watches and diamond rings for that someone special!

Park Lane Beauty Salon, Cartmel

Park Lane beauty salon and day spa in Cartmel is where you can truly relax and let the expert therapists work their magic and help you feel and look great both inside and out!

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.

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.

  • Hot Stone Treatment Offer from Bowness BeautyHot Stone Treatment Offer from Bowness Beauty

    Hot Stone Treatment - which involves heated, smooth, flat stones being placed on key points of the body - is available on Special Offer at beauty salon Bowness Beauty during April 2016: One hour - £55; Deluxe hot stone treatment including mini facial - 90 minutes - £80.

  • 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 rugs at Goodacre's of Kendal - specialists in handmade Afghan, Persian and Oriental rugs with a showroom measuring over 1200 square feet.

  • Uplands Hotel & Restaurant Cartmel Special OffersUplands Hotel & Restaurant Cartmel Special Offers

    Offers available from the Uplands include 50p for a starter or dessert when you order a main course from the Uplands Specials menu (Mon to Wed 5.30pm - 7.30pm). Also Homemade Soup and Sandwich only £8.45 (Wed to Sat 12 - 2.30pm). Other offers available.

  • 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 April and May. The Freedom of the Lake ticket (24 hours unlimited boat travel) WAS £19 but is NOW £5! In addition Yellow Cruise or Red Cruise tickets WERE £10.30 but NOW tickets only cost £2.70!

Latest Lake District & Cumbria Business News:

The Sun Inn, Kirkby Lonsdale is Rated Top 20 UK Hotel

The Sun Inn Kirkby Lonsdale TrivagoThe Sun Inn at Kirkby Lonsdale has been named one of the top 20 hotels in the country according to Trivago, who are the world’s largest online hotel search website. The five star 17th century luxury inn, at the heart of Kirkby Lonsdale, has been named sixteenth best in the UK and third in the north west, based on aggregated online user ratings. Sun Inn Feature

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

Latest Lake District & Cumbria News:

Thu May 26 16:24:27 BST 2016
Catalans Dragons back-rower Ugo Perez joins Championship side Whitehaven on loan until the end of the season.
Thu May 26 13:28:27 BST 2016
Hospital figures in England reveal wide variations in delayed discharges, with so-called bed-blocking affecting at least one in 20 beds in some areas.
Thu May 26 10:09:55 BST 2016
The government is warned that a proposal to cut pension benefits to help save Tata Steel's UK operations, which includes a site in Shap, could have implications "well beyond the industry".
Thu May 26 09:53:44 BST 2016
Health bosses apologise after wrongly announcing the permanent closure of a psychiatric unit in Cumbria.
Thu May 26 08:52:21 BST 2016
Forward Lindon Meikle joins Barrow, who also give new contracts to midfielders Andy Parry and Alex-Ray Harvey.
Thu May 26 07:08:56 BST 2016
Three men are rescued after their fishing vessel collided with an offshore wind turbine and began to sink.
Wed May 25 10:59:17 BST 2016
Dame Helen Mirren lends her voice to a recording of a new story by celebrated children's author Beatrix Potter, rediscovered after 100 years.
Wed May 25 09:57:40 BST 2016
Tranmere Rovers sign striker Andy Cook on a two-year deal from National League rivals Barrow on a free transfer.
Wed May 25 08:29:20 BST 2016
Winger Nicky Adams wants to complete a promotion hat-trick with Carlisle United following his move from Northampton.

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