Low Wood Bay Adopts Two Ewes – Part of the Go Herdwick Trail

English Lakes is extremely proud to be a key supporter of Calvert Trust, and to be involved in a fundraising project to mark their 40th anniversary. With Outdoor Centres in Kielder, Exmoor and The Lake District, Calvert Trust exists to enable people with disabilities to benefit from outdoor activities in the countryside. Continue reading “Low Wood Bay Adopts Two Ewes – Part of the Go Herdwick Trail”

Five Lake District Gardens Worth a Visit

On a glorious day out in the Lake District there can be no better pastime than wandering through some of the finest examples of garden design in the country. With landscape architects the calibre of Thomas Mawson, Guillaume Beaumont and even William Wordsworth himself, you will find yourself spoilt for choice. Here are five that we think top the list. Continue reading “Five Lake District Gardens Worth a Visit”

Looking Forward to the Sailing Season on Windermere

At Low Wood Bay, the yachts have been released from winter storage (see the video) and the Low Wood Watersports Centre is coming to life with the anticipation of a long sailing season ahead. Katy Gilbert, a long-standing visitor to The Lake District and supporter of the Watersports team, tells us about her journey on the water. Continue reading “Looking Forward to the Sailing Season on Windermere”

Sam the Dog in Space – 10 Things You Might Not Know About our Mascot

Our toy dog, Sam found world wide fame when we sent him up to space from The Midland as part of a science project for children from Morecambe Bay Primary School. Before his space mission Sam has been capturing the imagination of Children as English Lakes mascot and founder of our Sam’s Club for many years. Here are 10 facts you may not know about Sam the dog.

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English Lakes Mascot ‘Sam’ travels to Space

Sam the dog, our mascot has been to some lovely venues around the Lake District, but this adventure is taking  ‘day out’ to a whole new dimension! Here is the full story about this ambitious project to send Sam in to Space. Continue reading “English Lakes Mascot ‘Sam’ travels to Space”

Malt of the Month – Glenmorangie Nectar D’Or

The impressive collection of whiskies from around the world continues to grow in breadth at The Wild Boar and this month we feature Glenmorangie Nectar D’Or distilled in Tain, Ross-shire, in the highlands of Scotland. Continue reading “Malt of the Month – Glenmorangie Nectar D’Or”

Gin of the Month – Burleigh’s London Dry

Waterhead’s premium gin collection just gets larger and larger. Our featured gin this month is Burleighs London Dry and is relatively new to the market. Despite it being the new kid on the block, it has quickly gained respect from the Bar & Grill team at Waterhead. Continue reading “Gin of the Month – Burleigh’s London Dry”