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Alice's Escapes

"Providing the opportunity to escape and enjoy peace and relaxation"

A charity run by a team of volunteers committed to providing free holidays for families with a seriously ill child.

Alices Escapes,
P.O. Box 106,
LA12 2AJ
Tel: 07512 722 640

Keswick Tourist Association

"Heart of the Lake District"

Keswick has become the major centre for tourism in the north lakes.

This pretty market town offers a wide range of attractions for visitors, from shops and restaurants to museums.

Tel: 017687 72645

Cockermouth Website

"Guide to the town, accommodation, places to visit and history etc"

Lying just outside the boundary of the Lake District National Park, Cockermouth is an attractive market town not overwhelmed by the tourist atmosphere of Keswick and Ambleside.

Cockermouth grew up at the junction of the two most important rivers in the area.

Here the River Cocker, flowing out of Lakes Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater meets the River Derwent on its journey from Lakes Derwent and Bassenthwaite to the sea at Workington.

St. Bees Village Website

"The way to St. Bees"

Information about the history and heritage of the village as well as details about accommodation, general facilities, schools, churches, musical and other activities.

Cleator Moor History

"Comprehensive local history and pictures from Tom Duffy after many years of research"

Cleator Moor, or Little Ireland as it is affectionately known by local people, owes its roots to the Irish immigrants who came to the town looking for work during the infamous potato famine which blighted much of Ireland during 1845-1850.

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Grasmere Village Website

"The loveliest spot that man hath ever found - William Wordsworth"

An interesting history of the village and location with descriptions of local activities, accommodation and places of interest.

Wasdale Valley Website

"Information and Inspiration for the Wasdale Valley"

A guide to all that the valley has to offer from activities to businesses and walks to accommodation.

Maryport Website

"Near the Lakes, by the Sea"

Maryport is an attractive coastal town on the Solway estuary, with sweeping views, shoreline walks, golf links, coastal sailing, lively pubs and memorable summer festivals.

Here you can experience a maritime history of two thousand years of the sea, visit the many attractions and unique shops, and discover a Lake District experience with definite difference.

Coniston Website

"Community website  representing all Coniston businesses"

Complete guide to Coniston and district with local tourist and business information, news, accommodation, restaurant, services and shopping guide etc.

Gange-over-Sands Website

"Tourist and Community Information"

The charming Edwardian resort of Grange-over-Sands is set between the Lake District fells and Morecambe Bay, and offers one of the mildest climates in the North.

Log Cabin Holidays

Log Cabin Holidays


Lake District
National Park Authority

"Working together for a prosperous economy, vibrant communities and world class visitor experiences - and all sustaining the spectacular landscape"

The Lake District National Park is the largest in England, covering fells, lakes, villages, towns and beaches. We look after this unique area, encouraging people to enjoy and understand its beauty and helping those who live and work here.

Cleator Directory Website

"The traveller's guide to Cumbria and the Lake District"

The village of Cleator, beside the River Ehen, is a companion to Cleator Moor, a mile away.

Includes a brief history and details of places of interest in Cleator.

Ambleside Online

"The jewel in Lakeland's crown"

Complete guide to the community of Ambleside with local tourist and business information, Lakes Parish Council news, accommodation, restaurant, services and shopping guide. Website

"The Lake District at its loveliest"

To many people Ullswater is simply the perfect destination.

Whether your quest is for sublime natural beauty or the best opportunities for outdoor activity along with interesting indoor attractions.

Ullswater’s nine mile length will provide the perfect setting and location.

"Drew Campbell - Artist, Musician/Singer and Voice Artist"

Drew’s music ranges from country, pop, blues to rock and the most recent genre, film music, so he is quite diverse.

Drew is mainly an online artist these days, although he does perform live from time to time but he does enjoy the time he spends in his studio creating music.

Cartmel Village Website

Cartmel Village Website

"Accommodation & businesses in this historic medieval village in peaceful southern Lake District"

A brief history of the village with descriptions of local activities and places of interest.

Silloth Website

"A centre for all seasons"

A brief history of the town with descriptions of local activities, accommodation and places of interest.

Broughton-in-Furness Website

"At the heart of Undiscovered Lakeland with space to breathe and time to relax"

Located on the Furness Peninsula 'Undiscovered Lakeland' dates from the 11th Century and has within its borders the River Duddon so immortalised by Wordsworth and surely must be counted amongst the first of the most scenic rivers in England.

Information on accommodation, history, location, local services & annual events etc.

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