Low Wood Watersports – Kara’s Help for Heroes Adventure

In the third blog of our series on Help for Heroes and North East Military Vehicle Club trip to The Lake District and their visit to Low Wood Bay Watersports Centre, Kara shares her experience of being part of last year’s Lake District adventure.  Continue reading “Low Wood Watersports – Kara’s Help for Heroes Adventure”

Five Heritage Days Out in the Lake District

At English Lakes, we enjoy recommending local activities and events to visitors from around the world. For those wanting to explore the heritage of the Lake District, we’ve put together a list of five of our favourite heritage days out.

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Help for Heroes & WWII Military Vehicles – Steve’s Lake District Adventure

Following a season of BBC programmes on the issues surrounding mental health, and particularly how sport or exercise can benefit our psychological well-being, we feel privileged that two of the ex-servicemen, Steve and Ryan, participating in a Help for Heroes expedition to the Lake District have shared their story with us.  Continue reading “Help for Heroes & WWII Military Vehicles – Steve’s Lake District Adventure”

A Splendid Day Out at The Midland

During the first weekend in June, there will be a completely different vibe in Morecambe as A Splendid Day Out festival rolls into town. We will be transported back to the future with the influx of Steampunk aficionados, bringing with them a rich and magnificent wardrobe, a host of events and a unique sense of adventure.

The Midland has joined forces with the organisers and will be providing space for the performers, afternoon teas and a gin bar. Rob Bracewell, one of the festival organisers, took time out to explain a bit more about Steampunk and what we can expect for the weekend.

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Five Great Lake District Days Out in the Easter Holidays

Looking for suggestions for family activities in the Lake District over the Easter holidays. Here’s a few we’ve selected for you …

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Five Great Lancashire Days Out in the Easter Holidays

We like to keep up to date with things going on around the area so that you can plan your holiday activities. Here are a few events worth checking out in the Lancashire area, close to Lancaster House and The Midland in Morecambe.

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Five things Mums Really Want for Mother’s Day!

On Mother’s Day, Mums are presented with flowers, choccies, perfume or sometimes a thoughtful personalised gift. Don’t get me wrong, any and every gift is cherished, especially the glitter-laden home-made card. However, research has shown, and I can testify to most of these in various seasons of life, that the most-wanted list is really quite simple …

Children, fathers, take note! Continue reading “Five things Mums Really Want for Mother’s Day!”