Holiday Book Review – See More

There’s plenty of literature around these days that can make motorists feel that they are gas guzzling galumphs bent on desecrating the landscape. Especially in places of outstanding beauty like the Lake District. It’s refreshing, therefore, to find a publication that is dedicated simply to the wonder of what can be discovered when using bus, bicycle, boat and boots – without lashings of guilt trip on the side. Continue reading “Holiday Book Review – See More”

Vintage Cinema Season in Morecambe and Lancaster

For the first time, The Dukes Lancaster will be screening films in Morecambe’s Winter Gardens opposite The Midland hotel as part of the Vintage By The Sea festival which celebrates all things vintage. Continue reading “Vintage Cinema Season in Morecambe and Lancaster”

The Lake District Tradition of Sheep Dog Trials

English Lakes is pleased to sponsor the 117th Sheepdog Trials at Hill Farm, Ings on 6th August, an event that celebrates an important part of our local farming heritage.  Continue reading “The Lake District Tradition of Sheep Dog Trials”

Ambleside Sports – A Long Standing Lake District Tradition

Low Wood Bay has a long, fruitful and continuing association with Ambleside Sports. As early as 1946, the then Manager became President and in 1979 our previous Chairman and Managing Director, Michael Berry, took the role and became a stalwart contributor, helping to make the event the tour de force it is today. Continue reading “Ambleside Sports – A Long Standing Lake District Tradition”

5 Beautiful Pushchair and Wheelchair Accessible Walks in the Lake District

The Lake District has hundreds of miles of public footpaths, tracks and trails and hopefully a growing desire to make access easier for those using wheelchairs, mobility scooters or parents with buggies. We all have a right to enjoy the countryside. Here are five short walks which are accessible to all.  Continue reading “5 Beautiful Pushchair and Wheelchair Accessible Walks in the Lake District”

Bushcraft Courses at The Wild Boar

Real outdoor adventure in The Wild Boar Woods with our new full day Bushcraft courses where you will gain wilderness skills and the basic for survival in nature with our resident expert instructor, Kev. Continue reading “Bushcraft Courses at The Wild Boar”

Extreme Lake District Cycling: The Fred Whitton Challenge

In July 2014 Mark Fishwick suffered a serious cycling accident which required surgery and careful rehabilitation at Low Wood Club before he was back out on the open roads. Incredibly in May 2015, he competed in the Fred Whitton Challenge, 112 miles long with 3,950 metres of climb! Continue reading “Extreme Lake District Cycling: The Fred Whitton Challenge”