8 01, 2019

Winter in the Lakes

2019-01-08T20:16:00+00:00January 8th, 2019|

There is always plenty to do in the Lake District this Winter, whatever the weather.  Below are a selection of days out to try in 2019.  For further ideas visit our dedicated webpage Tree Top Trek & Tree Top Nets Brockhole, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ Challenge yourself at Treetop Trek to 35 exciting treetop challenges [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

11 05, 2017

Bluebells put on a stunning show

2017-05-16T08:58:36+01:00May 11th, 2017|

The bluebells are always spectacular at Thornthwaite Farm, and this year is no exception. The Lake District is renowed for its bluebell woods, these photos were taken at the farm, much of  which is classified as ancient and semi ancient woodland.  Up to 50% of the world’s population of bluebells are found in the UK, [...]

20 04, 2016

Spring Flowers in the Lake District

2016-04-20T17:13:46+01:00April 20th, 2016|

We have had some great spring weather in the lake District recently, and it looks set to continue. We have been for a lovely walk today in Longfield Wood on the farm, to look at the beautiful primroses which always look so pretty nestled next to the river bank. The bluebells are also just starting [...]

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 [...]

2 01, 2016

Winter in the Lake District

2016-01-02T19:09:15+00:00January 2nd, 2016|

It may be winter, but there is still plenty to do in the Lake District, with indoor and outdoor activities for all abilities and ages.  Now is also a good time of year to visit some of the visitor attractions in the Lake District, with many attractions offering reduced rates, and of course no queues.  For those wishing [...]

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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