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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

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.

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 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.

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    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 Discount DayLakeland Motor Museum Pensioner Discount Day

    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:

Trip Advisor 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.


Hogarth's New PANDORA Jewellery Store in Kendal

PandoraH. Hogarths - family jewellers in Kendal since 1879 - are opening a specialist PANDORA store on Stricklandgate on Saturday May 23rd. PANDORA are renowned for their silver, gold and diamond bracelets, charms, rings, necklaces and earrings. All customers who make a purchase of more than £75 on the day of the grand opening, will be able to select a draw from a life-size jewellery tower. They will then be entered into a prize draw to win a bracelet worth £99. H. Hogarth Feature


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


Latest Lake District & Cumbria News:

Wed May 27 03:40:34 BST 2015
A former chief constable who spent a week in a coma after contracting meningitis speaks of his near-death ordeal.
Wed May 27 02:15:52 BST 2015
A major project is unveiled to modernise the overhead power line network stretching from Ayrshire across Dumfries and Galloway and into Cumbria.
Tue May 26 07:29:09 BST 2015
A man and child die and a baby is seriously injured in a crash between a car and a lorry on the A66 in south-east Cumbria.
Mon May 25 13:41:50 BST 2015
A dog found at the top of England's highest mountain is reunited with its owner.
Mon May 25 12:55:30 BST 2015
A man dies after his vehicle collided with a bollard in Maryport.
Fri May 22 18:10:38 BST 2015
A mentally ill man was discharged from hospital with a "very flimsy" safety net of care days before hacking to death his mother and sister, an inquest hears.
Thu May 21 16:02:44 BST 2015
Stones are laid at Carlisle Station in memory of the 226 people who died in the UK's worst rail tragedy a century ago.
Thu May 21 14:45:42 BST 2015
Carlisle United say they will hold a meeting with an unnamed party to discuss a "substantial investment" in the club.
Thu May 21 12:16:33 BST 2015
A musical relay along Hadrian's Wall will mark the first BBC Music Day

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