Lake District and Cumbria News

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17th February 2018

Ambleside annual Rushbearing July 2018

This year the Ambleside Annual Rushbearing will be held on the 7th July 2018. This wonderful Tradition dates back to the 1700's when old rushes that covered church floors were thrown out and new ones brought in. These days it is a most colourful procession with children and adults carrying Rushbearings made from rushes and flowers.

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21st November 2017

Christmas Market comes to Carlisle

Carlisle City Council have organised an open air Christmas market which will be held in the pedestrianised area of the city centre. This festive market will run for eleven days beginning on Thursday the 23rd November until Sunday the 3rd December.

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12th July 2017

Lake District becomes World Heritage Site

There has been great joy and celebration for the twenty five organisations who make up the Lake District National Park Partnership following the announcement in Krakow, Poland that the Lake District National Park has been awarded World Heritage Site status.

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23rd January 2017

Lake District yacht club wins national award!

The Ullswater Yacht Club in the Lake District National Park has been named as the Yacht Club of the Year 2016. This prestigious award was presented to representatives of the club at the London Boat Show held at the Excel Centre.

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31st August 2016

The Kendal Mountain Festival is back!

The Kendal Mountain Festival will return once again between 17th and 20 of November this year. This will be the latest in the event's 30 year history and is looking to be even bigger and better than before.

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12th March 2016

Golf Tourism launches Pennines Golf Trail

If you were asked to name famous Golf Courses in the UK, Gleneagles could be a name that springs to mind, but would you think of the Pennines as having a golf course? Probably not but that is all about to change because my dear golfing companions The Pennines Golf Trail has come into being to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Pennine Way.

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3rd March 2016

Lake District National Park to be Extended

It is not often that you hear of land being extended, being protected, especially with the ever increasing demand for housing etc. To hear therefore that a part of the English countryside which is already a world - wide attraction is to be extended south bound by three per cent is very good news indeed.

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17th October 2015

Lowther Castle Halloween fright night

Nothing scares you then? Well come and test your metal at Lowther Castle and Gardens on either the 30th or 31st of October. The castle is in Penrith Cumbia and the event of your life time will take place between 5 and 9pm, don't want to spook you too much, you might not stand the pace.

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