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7 Places to Visit during a Family Holiday to the Lake District

Over the Easter Holiday, we were invited to work with Cumbria Tourism to explore all that the Lake District has to offer for a family holiday. In this post we have reviewed 7 Places to Visit during a Family Holiday to the Lake District. We stayed in a lovely cosy apartment, booked ourselves through Home …

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10 Things to do with Kids near Uldale, North Lakes, Lake District

The North Lakes is a great place to rent a holiday cottage. It’s quieter than the South Lakes and the many villages with great local pubs makes it a perfect spot for a relaxing holiday without too many people around. So if you are in the North Lakes then here are 10 Things to do …

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Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum, Lake District

On what was due to be a rainy day in the Summer Holidays we decided to spend the morning at Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum near Keswick in the Lake District. To be honest I wasn’t expecting very much from Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum, but my Mother in Law assured me that the girls would …

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What to Pack to Tackle a Mountain with a Baby!

Ever thought of taking your baby up a mountain? This guest post author did! Scarfell Pike is England’s highest mountain standing at 3209 ft high (978m), located in the beautiful Lake District National Park. We decided to take our little boy Fenn who is 9 months old, up his first mountain, at the weekend. This …

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Lowther Castle, Penrith – Perfect Summer Holidays Adventure

Last weekend we spent a fantastic afternoon at Lowther Castle near Penrith.  We were blessed with fabulous weather but a place that can keep 6 kids ranging from 4-10, 6 adults and a dog happy is definitely worthy of a visit whatever the weather. The website describes Lowther Castle as  “A sight of dramatic beauty and splendour” …

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Christmas Tea Party with Peter Rabbit, Lake District

We have previously published reviews of the fabulous Beatrix Potter tea parties. Two of our guest reviewers have said how wonderful they are, and you can read their reviews here Tea with Beatrix Potter  and The World of Beatrix Potter So when we heard about their Christmas Tea Party we had to share it with …

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Tea Parties with Peter Rabbit and Beatrix Potter in the Lake District

  I love Beatrix Potter and Peter Rabbit – and I love the Lake District, so when I saw that The World of Beatrix Potter offer Tea Parties with Peter Rabbit and Beatrix Potter, I jumped at the chance and booked it. We took Eva to Beatrix Potter World when she was tiny, she was enthralled by …

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