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Beatrix Potter leads the way

A leading Lake District attraction is highlighting close links with the world famous creator of Peter Rabbit and Squirrel Nutkin.

Posted: 19 June 2014

Hailing helping hands

Volunteers giving thousands of hours to look after the Lake District’s iconic landscape have been hailed in a special ceremony marking their contribution.

Posted: 18 June 2014

Countryside innovators going for gold

An acclaimed Lake District apprenticeship scheme to boost declining rural skills is seeking top honours.

Posted: 18 June 2014

Long links to the lakes

Curious twists of fate found a medical director on Coniston Water for a birthday bash with a difference.

Posted: 10 June 2014

National park community voice strengthened

Changes to the make-up of the Lake District National Park Authority signal an exciting new era with more representation from the local community.

Posted: 21 May 2014

Make your heart sing

No need to go back to the 1960’s pop scene to relive The Troggs classic Wild Thing, families can make everything groovy in a looming Lake District special.

Posted: 21 May 2014

Better by miles

Two couples who chanced on Lake District guided walks - and each other - said the discovery has made trekking better by miles.

Posted: 21 May 2014