Helm Crag walk starts from Grasmere, parking in the pay and display car park next door to the garden centre. You can start to head out of Grasmere towards Easdale Road, following the road past the turn to Easdale Tarn (another stunning walk). Going through the gate to the farm to the other side, where … Continue reading Helm Crag Walk
Englands Lake District is famous for its lakes and mountains and breathtaking scenery. From Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit to Alfred Wainwright’s walks, the area has inspired visitors for many years. However, you think you know the Lake District and every time you visit you will find something new that you have discovered. We have come … Continue reading 20 Things you didn’t know about the Lake District
Big Bandana Bake off at Windermere Information for vital research into brain tumours. On 12th March, Windermere Information and Mountain Goat will be raising vital funds for The Brain Tumour Charity, the UK’s leading charity dedicated to fighting this devastating disease. By hosting a big bandana bake-off, at Windermere Information on Victoria Street, staff from … Continue reading Bake Off for Brain Tumour Chairty
Castle Crag a stunning Walk Castle Crag is a stunning walk located in the Borrowdale valley. When visiting Windermere chances are you leave it to see even more beautiful scenery of the Lake District. One of these areas is, of course, Keswick and the Borrowdale valley. When starting a new year, you think a new … Continue reading Castle Crag a stunning Walk
Did you know the Lake District now has its own currency and you can get yours from our Windermere Tourist Information Centre? It’s a fun way of exploring the area and helping our local communities! How does the LD£ work? The LD£ is a local currency which you can … Continue reading Say Hello to the Lake District Pound
The first walk visitors want to do when they arrive, I mean why wouldn’t you want to. Orrest Head gives you a first insight into what our spectacular national park is about and this is just the tip of the ice berg. In 1930 a young Alfred Wainwright visited the Lake District from his home … Continue reading Orrest Head – The View that changed a young man’s life!