Star Wars: The Force Awakens filmed in the Lake District

We first got a glimpse of the Lake District in Star Wars: The Force Awakens official trailer back in Spring, but it wasn’t until the films release on 17th December 2015, that we saw the full beauty of Lake District portrayed as an alien landscape. Continue reading “Star Wars: The Force Awakens filmed in the Lake District”

8 Christmas Gifts Ideas that Don’t Cost the Earth

Looking for something different to give this Christmas? We know how difficult it can be to give a really special gift, especially ones that Don’t Cost the Earth. Here’s some inspiration…
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10 Highest Lake District Mountains and 10 Top Mountain Facts

“Because it’s there” has been called the most famous 3 words in mountaineering. That was, of course, the response of the English mountaineer George Mallory, when he was asked why he wanted to climb Everest. Continue reading “10 Highest Lake District Mountains and 10 Top Mountain Facts”

Creating Happy Memories: 5 Half-Term Lake District Activities for Children

“I’m bored”, “There’s nothing to do”, “This is boring!” All familiar phrases in homes up and down our land. Why not take a look at what’s going on in museums, parks and stately homes around your area – many are free or relatively inexpensive.

For visitors to our Lake District Hotels, we’ve highlighted five activities for you to choose from this October half-term. Continue reading “Creating Happy Memories: 5 Half-Term Lake District Activities for Children”

Low Wood Club Physiotherapist at Tour of Britain Cycle Race

Janet Smedley, physiotherapist at Low Wood Club, will be on the finish line of the gruelling Stage 5 of the Aviva Tour of Britain cycle race to help and support the cyclists with their tired and aching limbs. Continue reading “Low Wood Club Physiotherapist at Tour of Britain Cycle Race”

Wakesurf Windermere at Low Wood Bay Watersports

On August Bank Holiday weekend, we hosted MasterCraft Wakesurf Windermere at Low Wood Bay Watersports, and we captured some great photos from the event.

Showcasing the new X20 & NXT20 boats, MasterCraft invited people to wake surf & wakeboard on Windermere throughout the day. Continue reading “Wakesurf Windermere at Low Wood Bay Watersports”

Health Professionals, Cancer Survivors and Dragons at Low Wood Bay

Now in their eighth season, Paddlers for Life will host the North West Cancer Survivorship Conference at Low Wood Bay on Saturday, 12th September and the spectacular Charity Dragon Boat Regatta the following day.

This is an opportunity for GPs and health professionals, cancer rehabilitation specialists, cancer survivors and supporters to get together in the heart of the beautiful Lake District, discovering together what the future can hold for cancer survivors and to build a greater understanding of the eclectic nature of the physical, social and practical needs of cancer survivors in order to drive practice improvement.   Continue reading “Health Professionals, Cancer Survivors and Dragons at Low Wood Bay”