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Heart of the Lakes News

Discover your love of steam power in the heart of the Lakes.

Discover your love of steam power in the heart of the Lakes - A perfect day out for all ages Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway and Ullswater Steamers are two award winning visitor attractions that kindle feelings of delight as you journey through the stun…


Discover the Lake District with Marie Holland

The best thing about The Lake District is just admiring the sheer beauty of every single corner and capturing the moment - it really is a photographer's paradise! From the early morning sunrise over Lake Windermere to the evening sunset over The Lan…


Holiday Property of the Year 2018

Holiday Property of the Year 2018 - We are proud to announce that Bristowe Hill in Keswick took home the Self-Catering Property of the Year at the 2018 Cumbria Tourism Awards held at Cartmel Racecourse on the 20th June.…


Bring out your adventurous side at Honister Slate Mine

Bring out your adventurous side at Honister Slate Mine - Kick start your Lake District adventure at Honister slate mine near Keswick. A great place to come whether you’re 6, 16 or 60+…


To the end of the world - on a bamboo bike

To the end of the world - on a bamboo bike - The UK's first 'home-grown bicycle' has successfully crossed a continent, reaching Ushuaia, Patagonia at the tip of South America; a town known as 'the end of the world.…


Two Properties in the running for prestigious Cumbria Tourism award.

Two properties managed by Heart of the Lakes have been nominated for self catering holiday property of the year in the Cumbria Tourism Awards 2018.…


Heart of the Lakes continues to raise cash from innovative visitor pay back scheme...

Heart of the Lakes continues to raise cash - We are delighted to present our first donation of £18,732 to the new charity - The Lake District Foundation formerly known as Nurture Lakeland.…


Explore the Lakes District with Sue Jackson

Breathtaking views around every corner- whatever the time of year the scenery is idyllic - snow on the tops in winter; magnolias, daffodils, bluebells and scampering lambs in spring, long summer evenings with beautiful sunsets and - of course - those…