Visitors to English Lakes have donated an incredible £187,500 to date through our Visitor Giving scheme. If you ever wondered about how that money is used and if it’s making a difference, our Green Team went to find out. They spent a day with Rob Clarke, National Trust Basecamp Community Ranger and a wonderful team of Fix the Fells volunteers committed to keeping the Lake District hills maintained and accessible for millions of walkers each year. Continue reading “English Lakes Green Team Help ‘Fix the Fells’”
The team at The Health Club at Low Wood Bay are, as we know, super fit, full of energy and raring to go. They needed no encouragement to join Ian Penney for an early morning Lake District run. Ian, creator of Project3.65, which raises money for St John’s Hospice, tells us a bit more about how it all began. Continue reading “Health Club Team Join Project3.65 for an Early Morning Run”
We are thrilled that Nordic Walking, one of the fastest growing fitness activities in the world, is coming to Low Wood Bay resort. It is used by individuals, personal trainers, health clubs, physiotherapists, doctors and health promoters because it is highly effective, affordable and FUN! Our fully qualified instructors, Susie and Jade, are ready and waiting to teach this outdoor Walking fitness fun. They explain why they are passionate about this beneficial exercise.
In the third blog of our series on Help for Heroes and North East Military Vehicle Club trip to The Lake District and their visit to Low Wood Bay Watersports Centre, Kara shares her experience of being part of last year’s Lake District adventure. Continue reading “Low Wood Watersports – Kara’s Help for Heroes Adventure”
At English Lakes, we enjoy recommending local activities and events to visitors from around the world. For those wanting to explore the heritage of the Lake District, we’ve put together a list of five of our favourite heritage days out.
Following a season of BBC programmes on the issues surrounding mental health, and particularly how sport or exercise can benefit our psychological well-being, we feel privileged that two of the ex-servicemen, Steve and Ryan, participating in a Help for Heroes expedition to the Lake District have shared their story with us. Continue reading “Help for Heroes & WWII Military Vehicles – Steve’s Lake District Adventure”
To celebrate World Tourism Day on 27th September we’ve put together a two-day itinerary for visitors to our Lake District hotels.
There are so many exciting things to do in the Lake District it can be difficult to know where to start, so our itinerary should help those who may not be familiar with the area and who may be travelling without a car. Waterhead is the perfect base for exploring – right next to the jetty for cruising the lake and with a bus stop perfectly positioned for day trips throughout the beautiful Lake District countryside. Continue reading “World Tourism Day – Our Recommended Lake District Itinerary”