Chris Hadfield, currently on the ISS
Canadian astronaut, Chris Hadfield currently on board the International Space Station has tweeted photographs of the Lake District and Morecambe Bay from space!
Commander Chris Hadfield, who is a flight engineer currently on Expedition 34 on board ISS, has gained popularity on Twitter by sharing stunning photography of space. Many of which are his views of Earth as the International Space Station orbits Earth at over 17,000mph. (more…)
It seems like an eternity ago, I was stood in my kitchen, glass of Balvennie Doublewood in hand, staring at PM Burgess’s Tubular Fells, contemplating whether I could walk all 214 ‘Wainwrights’ in the calendar year of 2012. I wasn’t a complete novice to the Lakeland Fells, so I was under no illusion as to the task ahead of me, but I’m sure the alcohol clouded my judgement!
Wastwater from Lingmell
It would be some weeks before a beautiful frosty January day in Great Langdale set me on my way. All 5 peaks were hit on that occasion, just 209 to go! (more…)
The Lake District is the perfect location for taking your family away on a half term break. With plenty of things going on we have put together five fun filled ideas for things to do this half term.
If you have any more half term ideas let us know below in the comments section.
Tea Party With Peter Rabbit
On Friday 15th February, the Lake District’s favorite rabbit will be hosting a scrumptious party lunch at The Wold of Beatrix Potter. There will be cakes, sandwiches, and plenty more plus stories and a chance to explore the World of Beatrix Potter! Fun for all the family. More Information (more…)