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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.

Michael Magennis Ambleside Plumber

Providing a wide range of plumbing and heating services within bathrooms, showers, wet rooms and kitchens

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.

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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.

  • 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.

  • 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 17 14:15:06 BST 2015
Shropshire face a Cumberland side led by Gary Pratt in Sunday's Unicorns Trophy one-day opener at Shrewsbury.
Fri Apr 17 13:54:26 BST 2015
A former Cumbria Police worker who admitted possessing and distributing indecent images of children is jailed for six years.
Fri Apr 17 11:38:45 BST 2015
Governors of a 400-year-old boarding school dismiss a one-year plan to keep it open saying it poses an "unacceptable risk" to students.
Fri Apr 17 09:50:54 BST 2015
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Carlisle United and Plymouth Argyle.
Fri Apr 17 08:20:19 BST 2015
Could Scottish National Party success in the general election benefit the North East of England and Cumbria?
Fri Apr 17 00:34:18 BST 2015
One family's plight to set up a gallery of hoarder's "gems" in Carlisle.
Fri Apr 17 00:11:33 BST 2015
An evicted Cumbrian farmer and his family call for greater protection for businesses taking out high-interest loans.
Thu Apr 16 20:25:20 BST 2015
Labour admits a mistake was made after a poster featuring the wrong election candidate was put up in Carlisle.
Thu Apr 16 18:42:52 BST 2015
Unite union members at the Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant in Cumbria vote to take industrial action in a row over health and safety, the union says.

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