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Grange-over-Sands Post Office

Grange Post Office offers a range of services including Banking, Foreign Currency / Travel Money Cards, Moneygram, Travel Insurance, Passport Check and Send, Parcels, Broadband and Phone and Savings & Investments.

Crown Country Inn, High Newton

The Crown Country Inn in the village of Newton-in-Cartmel is a traditional 17th century coaching inn with welcoming bar, large restaurant and 7 rooms that combine classic and modern boutique styles.

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.

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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Latest Lake District & Cumbria Business News:

Castle Green in 2015 TripAdvisor Hall of Fame!

Castle Green Hotel logoThe 4 star Castle Green Hotel in Kendal has been inducted into the 2015 TripAdvisor Hall of Fame. The award is determined by customer ratings and was presented to the hotel  after it consistently scored top ratings in customer feedback on the TripAdvisor website. The Castle Green Hotel has recently had a £250,000 investment, resulting in a major refurbishment of its bar and restaurant. Castle Green Hotel Feature


TripAdvisor 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


Latest Lake District & Cumbria News:

Thu Sep 03 20:53:25 BST 2015
A collection of letters written by comedy legend Stan Laurel to his cousin are expected to fetch thousands of pounds when they come up for auction.
Tue Sep 01 21:37:58 BST 2015
Cumbria Police has been testing drones ahead of being them used to tackle crime.
Tue Sep 01 21:37:52 BST 2015
Cumbria Constabulary will start using unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, to tackle crime and search for missing people.
Tue Sep 01 17:21:20 BST 2015
Three men deny the murder of a 14-year-old boy whose body was found in a Carlisle cemetery.
Tue Sep 01 06:43:27 BST 2015
A woman is in a critical condition in hospital after being trampled by cows in Cumbria.
Mon Aug 31 16:55:23 BST 2015
FC Halifax score three late goals to come from behind and record their first win of the season at Barrow's expense.
Mon Aug 31 15:23:31 BST 2015
An "over-reliance on electronic equipment" is blamed for an increase in the number of callouts for a Lake District mountain rescue team.
Sun Aug 30 13:47:38 BST 2015
Watches worth more than £20,000 are stolen from a jewellers in Ambleside.
Sat Aug 29 19:29:28 BST 2015
Barrow end a four-game winless streak with a hard fought victory over nine-man Southport.

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