Lake District and Cumbria News

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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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28th July 2015

Walla Crag Saved by Mysterious Benefactor.

Walla Crag as anyone who is a regular visitor to the Lake District will know offers one of the most spectacular views from its summit. To get there however, walkers have had to cross a quagmire which is only 20 metres wide, which is essentially a boggy marsh land but there was no alternative route for walkers to take in order to enjoy this wonderful part of the Lake District.

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17th April 2015

Bumper crowds visit the Lake District over the Easter

The fine weather over the Easter period saw a huge increase in the number of visitors flocking to the scenic Lake District National Park.

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19th January 2015

Grasmere and the Great War Exhibition at Wordsworth Museum

The Wordsworth Museum at Dove Cottage in Grasmere is currently hosting an exhibition detailing the contribution given by the people of Grasmere to the First World War.  A total of twenty four men and one woman lost their lives during the battles of the war and many others were wounded. As the total of people joining the army from the village was one hundred and twenty five, Grasmere lost more inhabitants than the national average. This exhibition highlights both individual stories of the troops on the front line and what conditions were like back home.

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