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Scenic drives through the Lake District in Cumbria

Date: 13th March 2012

Scenic drives through the Lake District in Cumbria

Cumbria is a beautiful county in Britain, and the best way to see it is by car, bicycle, or on foot. There are stunning vistas at every bend in the road. A perfect visit will be one of discovery, tossing the map aside. Each morning will bring something new, from a visit to Muncaster Castle to the stone circle atop Castlerigg.

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Tea Party with Peter Rabbit

Date: 9th January 2012

Tea Party with Peter Rabbit

If you have booked one of our self catering cottages or apartments for February half-term why not take the family along to The World of Beatrix Potter in Bowness on Windermere on Thursday 16th February and enjoy a tea party lunch with Peter Rabbit. The party starts at 1pm and includes a lunch of sandwiches, crisps and cakes, a special guest of honour who will read The Tales of Peter Rabbit, and entry into the main attraction. Adults £10, children £7.50 booking is essential. To book please telephone 0844 504 1233.

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Culture In The Lake District - Home Of Wordsworth And Beatrix Potter

Date: 23rd September 2011

Culture In The Lake District - Home Of Wordsworth And Beatrix Potter

The Lake District in Cumbria has always attracted writers and artists. If you are interested in culture in the Lake District, the former homes of some of the writers who lived here are open to visitors. The beautiful landscape with its lakes and hills has inspired many popular poets, artists and writers, including William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter.

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