Free Days Out – Heritage Open Days 2009

Heritage Open Days 2009 will run across Europe from 10 to 13 September and offer fascinating free days out for everyone.
In Cumbria we will see events ranging from Ancestry Sessions to Tattie Pot Suppers and Guided Walks to Wartime re-enactments … to name just a few of the events being held here.
English Heritage Open Days [...]

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Images of Loweswater

Just a quick post today because I wanted to share some images my friend took of Loweswater in Cumbria.
We really are so lucky to live in such a beautiful area.
People often think of the Lake District as just the big popular lakes the tourists visit but we have small lakes all over Cumbria, so finding [...]


Walks in the English Lake District

Time to dig out those hiking boots and find some good walks in the English Lake District, whether you are a Cumbrian local or planning a holiday in the Lake District.
Now the worst of winter is over and we are back to the usual dampness, walkers are starting to dust off their equipment and get [...]

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2009 International Sheepdog Trials to be held in Cumbria UK

The International Sheepdog Trials for 2009 will be held in Lowther Castle, Penrith, Cumbria, UK between the 11th – 13th September 2009.
This is great news for Penrith as the Lowther Driving Trials and Country Fair has been cancelled this year due to the dreadful wet weather recently and there is no time to get the [...]


Places to visit in Cumbria | A day out in Carlisle

On a day out in Cumbria you can find something to entertain the whole family. Cumbria is not just the home of the Lake District and rugged scenery, there are many places of interest to see.
Let’s start with Carlisle, as it’s the capital city of Cumbria and the most Northerly town in England.
Carlisle is a [...]