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 [...]

14 01, 2016

A Grand Day Out in Cumbria

2016-03-31T13:00:03+01:00January 14th, 2016|

The Grand Day out in Cumbria is a county-wide fundraising day on January 16th 2016 (with a follow up later in 2016) organised entirely by volunteers. There will be fell walks, family trail walks, mountain bike trails and even a mountain bike mystery tour, as well as all sorts of other fun things to raise funds for [...]

13 12, 2015

Walking & Cycling in the Lake District

2017-12-08T11:34:19+00:00December 13th, 2015|

Winter can be a lovely time of year to blow off the cobwebs with some walking or cycling in the Lake District Fells.  When staying in your Holiday Cottage or Log Cabin  at Thornthwaite Farm, there are plenty of low level easy walks, and some higher level more strenuous walk within easy reach.  You can have a look at details of [...]

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