18 01, 2018

Winter Adventure Itinerary

2018-02-13T10:06:29+00:00January 18th, 2018|

Need ideas on what to do whilst staying in the Lake District, have a look at this one day Winter Adventure Itinerary in the South Lakes. Morning Lakeland Segway - Cartmel Village Car Park, Cartmel LA11 6QB http://www.lakelandsegway.co.uk A unique way to explore the Lakeland countryside. Take a guided Segway tour around the prestigious Cartmel [...]

9 11, 2017

Autumn in the Lake District

2017-12-08T11:34:17+00:00November 9th, 2017|

There is plenty to do in the Lake District this Autumn Here are just a few ideas of places to visit during your stay at Thornthwaite Farm.  Get more ideas for  things to do and where to eat and drink this Autumn on our website. Blackwell, the Arts & Crafts House Bowness Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 [...]

17 07, 2017

The Lake District UNESCO World Heritage Site

2017-07-17T10:43:26+01:00July 17th, 2017|

There are 13 valleys that make up the Lake District National Park as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  One of those is our neighbouring valley - the Duddon Valley.  Also known as Dunnerdale, the more intimate and narrow valley of the River Duddon has no lake of its own and is enclosed at its head [...]

9 03, 2017

Things to do in the South Lakes

2017-12-08T11:34:18+00:00March 9th, 2017|

There is always plenty to do in the Lake District.  Here are a selection of places to visit, eat and drink in the South Lakes this spring. Tree Top Trek & Tree Top Nets Brockhole, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ   http://www.treetopnets.co.uk Challenge yourself at Treetop Trek to 35 exciting treetop challenges designed to enable you to [...]

10 01, 2017

The Lakes and Dales Loop – Cycling route

2017-12-08T11:34:18+00:00January 10th, 2017|

The Lakes and Dales Loop, which passes by Thornthwaite Farm,  has recently been described by The Telegraph as 'Britain's most beautiful bike route'.  See the article for a brief description of the cycling route, including a mention of our local pub The Blacksmiths Arms . The Lakes & Dales Loop is a spectacular, 196-mile on-road [...]

30 11, 2016

Adventure for all in the Lake District

2017-12-08T11:34:18+00:00November 30th, 2016|

The Lake District is the place to go for adventure, whatever your age or ability there is something for everyone.  Have a look at a few ideas below. Keswick Canoe and Bushcraft Based in Keswick www.keswickcanoeandbushcraft.co.uk Canoeing and bushcraft activities to suit all ages, abilities and requirements – families, couples, individuals and groups are all [...]

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