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Take To The Hills – High Cup Nick

Take To The Hills – High Cup Nick: Today’s walk takes us East to a hidden gem and one of England’s most spectacular geological features that boasts wonderful views across the Eden Valley. Distance: 11 miles Ascent: 1,900 feet The classic U-shaped glaciated valley of High Cup Gill is carved deep into the western side […]

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Centenary Stone – A stunning birthday stone

Images courtesy of James Banks  Centenary Stone – A stunning birthday stone: The National Trust was founded in 1895, the charity works to protect and preserve historic places and spaces, and plays an important part in the Lake District. Beatrix Potter was a main supporter and bequeathed her land to it. In 1995, to celebrate […]

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British Tattoo Art Revealed at Tullie House

British Tattoo Art Revealed at Tullie House – From ruffians to royalty, from sailors to socialites, from pilgrims to punks, tattoos have been etched into bodies throughout British history. Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery will host over 400 original artworks, photographs and historic artefacts, in a major new touring exhibition; Tattoo: British Tattoo Art […]

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The Guide’s Kids Christmas Roundup

The Guide’s Kids Christmas Roundup – Chances are that COVID restrictions mean the big man in red won’t be doing any meet and greets this Christmas.  It won’t matter too much because there’s plenty to keep the little ones entertained this festive period.  Tullie House Throughout December Tullie House traditionally hosts a range of events […]

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Our Lakes – Windermere

Our Lakes – Windermere: England’s largest natural lake was formed from the meltwater of retreating glaciers around 15,000 years ago. The ice crept north through the valleys containing the rivers Rothay, Brathay and Trout Beck, which still feed the 11-mile long lake all these years later. Overlooked by the Langdale Pikes, Windermere is considered the […]

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St Bees Priory – 900 Years In The Making

St Bees Priory – 900 Years In The Making Over the course of its lifetime, St Bees Priory has seen pandemics come and go.  From the Black Death to various flu epidemics – and now Coronavirus – life at the Priory has adapted with the times.  St Bees is famous for St Bega, an Irish […]

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Stay Safe – Discover Carlisle this Christmas

If you are looking for those special gift ideas and want to stay closer to home then discover Carlisle this Christmas. It’s not advisable to travel too far this winter and rather than simply buying items off the internet, we are all being encouraged to support local businesses at this time.  Carlisle has a great […]

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Westlands Country Park Is The Complete Package

Westlands Country Park Is The Complete Package – No one mixes country sports, fine dining and luxury hot tub lodges quite like Westlands Country Park. Located in the beautiful Border region of Dumfries and Galloway, Westlands is half an hour from Carlisle combining escape packages and the best fly fishing with a top-class clay pigeon […]

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The Romans are back at the Senhouse Museum

The Senhouse Roman Museum in Maryport reopened to the public on Friday 14th August and staff and volunteers are delighted to be able to welcome visitors back, both local and from further away. The museum staff and volunteers passionately believe we need to shake off the perception that museums are dry and dusty places with […]

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Bears At The Beacon

Bears At The Beacon – Whitehaven’s Beacon Museum opened its doors with the wonderful new exhibition Bears!. The exhibition is delighting children and adults alike – while the museum’s new touchscreen displays bring the history of Whitehaven and its harbour to life. It’s been a busy time for the team who have introduced capacity restrictions, a […]

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