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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.

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.

  • 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:

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


Carcraft Runners-Up in National Competition

Carcraft Body Repairs LogoCarcraft have been named as finalists in The Body Shop Magazine's 'Small Bodyshop of the Year' award. The Flookburgh-based motor body repairs and vehicle refurbishing specialists were one of just four businesses from throughout the UK who were selected as finalists. Carcraft Feature


AJM Decorating Wins National Competition

AJM Painting and Decorating logoAJM Painting & Decorating's Daniel Glover has been named Dulux Trade's Ultimate Professional Contractor Painter 2014. Dulux Trade conducted a nationwide search to find the best painting professionals. Their award encourages businesses to nominate contractor painters who 'exemplify excellent service and consistently deliver high quality, professional workmanship'. AJM's skilled painters and decorators are based in Kendal and provide a complete interior and exterior quality service throughout the Lake District. AJM Painting & Decorating Feature


Latest Lake District & Cumbria News:

Wed Apr 01 12:59:54 BST 2015
The installation of a "vital" network of 53 CCTV cameras across Cumbria is not operational on time.
Wed Apr 01 11:08:55 BST 2015
A painting of film star Stan Laurel that hangs outside a museum in his home town of Ulverston, Cumbria is damaged by vandals.
Tue Mar 31 20:07:02 BST 2015
A rescue team involved in the search for a missing student whose body was found in Windermere honour him with a memorial.
Mon Mar 30 21:40:33 BST 2015
About a third of probation workers employed by a private company could lose their jobs, including those in Cumbria, a union says.
Mon Mar 30 17:05:44 BST 2015
Why Cumbria could play a crucial role
Mon Mar 30 17:03:46 BST 2015
A look at the key 2015 election contests in the North East and Cumbria with the help of a virtual House of Commons.
Mon Mar 30 11:04:41 BST 2015
A man was found dead inside a house after reports of a fire that was out by the time crews arrived.
Sun Mar 29 13:31:19 BST 2015
An agreement has been reached to provide a meningitis B vaccine for all babies in the UK, the BBC's Sarah Campbell reports.
Sun Mar 29 11:23:37 BST 2015
Plans are approved to turn part of a former hat factory into offices.

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