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Panoramic Canvas Prints

David Paginton panoramic canvas prints of the Lake District and Cumbria featuring nature and architecture.

Cumbria Waste Group

The largest provider of tailored waste processing services in Cumbria, with recycling facilities for aggregates, wood and green waste.

The Pig, Windermere

A cosy bar and restaurant in the heart of Windermere village in the Lake District that specialises in all things pork, with a mouth-watering menu.

Village Inn Bar & Grill

With great dishes throughout the day and evening, offering everything from cake and coffee to homemade pasta classic dishes.

Jolly Anglers Inn, Burneside

A great base for exploring the Lake District, offering a warm welcome, good food and clean comfortable rooms.

Ullswater Steamers

Ullswater Steamers offer great days out with cruises and events on Ullswater, England's most beautiful lake

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.

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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!

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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.

  • 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.

  • Sun Inn, Crook Special OffersSun Inn, Crook Special Offers

    The Sun Inn at Crook near Kendal are offering a Kids Eat Free special offer during the month of October 2016. This applies between 5pm to 6pm from Monday to Friday, for orders placed with each full paying adult. During November a 1p Dessert will be available (T&Cs apply).

  • Bowness Beauty Special OfferBowness Beauty Special Offer

    Chill Out Time, a Monday offer with Laura, features a 1 hour mini facial and includes a back, neck and shoulder massage for only £30. This special offer from beauty salon Bowness Beauty is available during October 2016. Please contact Bowness Beauty for more details.

Latest Lake District & Cumbria Business News:

Local Back Pain Expert Has Publishing Success

Mark Smith Lakeland Chiropractic ClinicLocal chiropractor Mark Smith celebrates over 23 years practising at The Lakeland Chiropractic Clinic in Kendal with the publication of his self-help guide 'Relieving Back and Neck Pain, What To Do and Why'. For people with injuries such as back pain, neck pain and associated problems such as sciatica, good advice and knowing do's and don’ts can be just as important as treatment. Drawing on his many years in practice as a chiropractor, Mark has compiled the advice and exercises that his patients have found most effective and easy to follow. 'Relieving Back and Neck Pain, What to do and Why' by Mark Smith is available on Amazon and as a Kindle download and at Suttons Bookshop, Ulverston.

Goodacre Carpets Back in Business!

Goodacre Factory Outlet logoGoodacre Carpets & Rugs are delighted to be welcoming customers back to their premises on the Dockray Hall Estate in Kendal, after being badly flooded by Storm Desmond last December. Stock worth more than £250,000 had to be written off, after 15 inches of flood water breached their factory outlet shop near the River Kent. Goodacre have been renowned for the manufacturing and supply of quality carpets for over 100 years in Kendal and are specialists in handmade oriental rugs. Goodacre Feature

Windermere Lake Cruises 6th Most Visited Attraction

Windermere Lake Cruises logoWindermere Lake Cruises have been named one of the most visited tourist attractions in England by Visit England. The attraction has been rated sixth in their list of the most popular paid for visitor attractions. A staggering total of almost 1½ million passenger journeys were made on the company's 16-strong fleet of modern launches, 'steamers' and wooden launches during 2015. Windermere Lake Cruises 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 2017 Good Food Guide. This is the fourth 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:

Fri Oct 21 19:28:32 BST 2016
The death of an inmate days after she gave birth came after "huge failings" over authorities' management of her case, a coroner says.
Fri Oct 21 14:23:32 BST 2016
A Cumbrian woman who stole more than £5,000 from an elderly widower is jailed.
Thu Oct 20 07:02:01 BST 2016
A former suspect in the Stephen Lawrence murder inquiry is named by the National Crime Agency among 10 most wanted British fugitives in Spain.
Wed Oct 19 18:20:37 BST 2016
A midwife whose failings contributed to the death of a baby boy in Cumbria is banned from practising.
Wed Oct 19 16:52:02 BST 2016
A family pays tribute to an "experienced" walker who died after falling about 500ft (152 metres) while walking in the Cumbrian fells.
Tue Oct 18 20:07:18 BST 2016
The PSNI question three women in connection with the murder of prominent loyalist paramilitary John Boreland.
Tue Oct 18 18:03:03 BST 2016
A police officer involved in the initial investigation into the death of Poppi Worthington is demoted.
Tue Oct 18 14:09:45 BST 2016
A man who was mauled to death by his pet dog had been bitten by it twice before, an inquest hears.
Tue Oct 18 11:43:15 BST 2016
Gulls in Cumbria are fitted with GPS "backpacks" as part of a project to assess the impact offshore windfarms have on birdlife.

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