Lake District and Cumbria News

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20th October 2013

Christmas & New Year in the Breathtaking Lake District

The atmospheric Lake District will be host once again this year to numerous Christmas and New Year festivities and events, with a whole host of traditional markets, craft fairs and activities to bring forth the excitement of the season. Beautifully lit towns and village squares welcome visitors to come and experience the magic and surprise of the local shops, hotels and eateries which are perfect venues for families and friends to gather.

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19th September 2013

Cumbrias Tour of Britain stint raised more than a little interest in the Lake District!

The Cumbrian section of the Tour of Britain route included a stretch around the edge of Crummock Water, as it wound its way from Carlisle to Kendal in the stunning Lake District. This stage of the race has brought a great number of tourists and visitors to the area, boosting tourism and helping to sustain local businesses. The route encompassed some breath-taking scenery along its 186km section, which was just the second stage of the event.

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6th June 2013

Reptiles slip into first place with Lake District nature lovers!

The end of May saw the annual Love Your Zoo Week at the Lake District Wildlife Park in Keswick, as a program of exciting holiday activities got underway to entertain both locals and visitors alike. With more visitors than ever this half-term, the park staff organised a number of hands on experiences to encourage people to take a more active role in the care and preservation of the animals and their habitats. 

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12th April 2013

Laugh all the way to the Lake District!

A brand new Lakes International Comic Art Festival is planned for this autumn and is asking for volunteers with a sense of humour to come along and get involved with the organisation of the event. Kendal is the venue and fun is on the menu as a host of international comedy writers will take to various stages and arts centres to show off their talents.

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11th March 2013

Hotels in the Lake District

When looking for a hotel in the Lake District it can sometimes be a bit of a daunting task, especially when there are so many to choose from and many different websites to search and book through.

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27th February 2013

'Get fell in' for the new Cumbrian Festival!

Cumbria is looking forward to hosting a brand new event this April, with the launch of the Cumbrian Fell Festival. The weekend long event is being held to attract outdoor lovers from far and wide to enjoy the spectacular countryside and take part in the many events which are planned. The festival is to be held in Cockermouth and will run throughout the weekend of the 6th and 7th of April.

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22nd February 2013

The Spirit of Cumbria - two days of uplifting Easter magic!

The Spirit of Cumbria is a fabulous exhibition complete with Saturday evening show in the theatre. Featuring around 85 fascinating stands, interesting workshops throughout each day, plus a programme with lots for children to see and do, it really is a new jewel for Cumbria to be proud of!

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24th January 2013

It must be love.... or Madness in Cumbria this summer!

Legendary pop band Madness has confirmed that they will appear and play a long awaited gig at Carlisle Racecourse in July. The 2013 Stobart Summer Festival will be the event of the year for fans as the 1980's idols take to the stage for this eagerly anticipated performance.

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