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Three Top Places for Snow Sledging in the Lake District

18 Jan 2016
Throughout winter the Lake District hotel guests are always treated marvellous picture post card views of snow-capped peaks, some guests even come to the area just for the snow sports! If it snows on your Lake District Holiday, sledging can be great fun for the whole family…
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Low Wood Bay hosts Big Chill Swim 2016 on Windermere

11 Jan 2016
Low Wood Bay has a long history of encouraging visitors to enjoy the waters of lake Windermere – either by boat or open water swimming.
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English Lakes: A Peak inside the Family Wedding Album

06 Jan 2016
English Lakes is a family run business. Chairman and Managing Director, Simon Berry married Diana on 21st May 1983 and had their wedding breakfast at The Wild Boar, their evening reception at Waterhead and spent the first night of their honeymoon at Low Wood Bay.
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens filmed in the Lake District

22 Dec 2015
We first got a glimpse of the Lake District in Star Wars: The Force Awakens official trailer back in Spring, but it wasn’t until the films release on 17th December 2015, that we saw the full beauty of Lake District portrayed as an alien landscape.
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10 Highest Lake District Mountains and 10 Top Mountain Facts

11 Dec 2015
“Because it’s there” has been called the most famous 3 words in mountaineering. That was, of course, the response of the English mountaineer George Mallory, when he was asked why he wanted to climb Everest.
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Health Professionals, Cancer Survivors and Dragons at Low Wood Bay

03 Sep 2015
Now in their eighth season, Paddlers for Life will host the North West Cancer Survivorship Conference at Low Wood Bay on Saturday, 12th September and the spectacular Charity Dragon Boat Regatta the following day. This is an opportunity for GPs and health professionals, cancer rehabilitation specialists, cancer survivors and supporters to get together in the heart […]
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5 Beautiful Pushchair and Wheelchair Accessible Walks in the Lake District

20 Jul 2015
Our hotels in the Lake District and surrounding areas have 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. 
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From a Ski Lift to Christmas and Conferences at Low Wood Bay

13 Jul 2015
The Ellebye family – Lars, Theresia and their children David and Rachel, have been regular guests at Low Wood Bay for seven years. They love Christmas in the Lakes and have even brought executives from the pharmaceutical industry in Denmark over for a conference at The Low Wood Bay Hotel.
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5 Easy Walks with Children in The Lake District

14 May 2015
There is so much to see and do in the Lake District, so whether you are here on a short hotel break in the Lakes or just visiting the area for the day, here are five of our favourite easy walks with children.
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English Lakes Bag Two Visit England Tourism Awards

12 May 2015
Last night English Lakes picked up a national silver award for excellence in VisitEngland’s hospitality, catering and tourism Awards. The Wild Boar secured a place at the top table at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2015, coming in second position in the Tourism Pub of the Year award category.
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