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Top 5 Cumbrian Coastal Walks: Sea Views, History & Nature

12th April 2024 By landcadmin

Top 5 Cumbrian Coastal Walks: Sea Views, History & Nature Cumbria’s beauty isn’t confined to the Lake District’s fells. The county boasts a stunning coastline, offering dramatic cliffs, sandy beaches, and a rich tapestry of history and wildlife. Lace up…

 

Top 5 Things to See and Do in Coniston

25th March 2024 By landcadmin

Top 5 Things to See and Do in Coniston Nestled in the heart of the Lake District National Park, Coniston is a charming village surrounded by stunning scenery and rich history. Whether you’re a keen hiker, a history buff, or…

 

Bluebird K7 Returns Home: A Coniston Icon Makes a Poignant Journey

15th March 2024 By landcadmin

Bluebird K7 Returns Home: A Coniston Icon Makes a Poignant Journey Coniston Water shimmered as Bluebird K7, a legendary jet-powered hydroplane, finally returned “home” on the 9th March 2024. This marked the end of a long journey for the boat…

 

Western Lake District Top 5

14th March 2024 By landcadmin

Western Lake District Top 5 The allure of the Lake District is undeniable. But within this sprawling National Park, the Western Lakes offer a concentrated dose of everything that makes the region so special. Here, we unveil the Western Lake…

 

The Old Man of Coniston: 3 Walking Routes

22nd February 2024 By landcadmin

The Old Man of Coniston: 3 Walking Routes The Old Man of Coniston, a rugged peak towering over Coniston village at 2633ft (803m), is a must-climb for any Lake District enthusiast. Its summit offers panoramic views, historical whispers of mining days,…

 

Lake District Festive Events

29th November 2023 By landcadmin

Lake District Festive Events The Lake District transforms into a magical wonderland during the festive season. As winter blankets the region in a soft, glistening layer of frost, the charm of the Lake District becomes even more irresistible. From traditional…

 

5 Best Dog-Friendly Beaches in Cumbria

19th May 2023 By landcadmin

5 Best Dog-Friendly Beaches in Cumbria When you think of Cumbria, you may think of the majestic mountains and lakes associated with the Lake District National Park but did you know that Cumbria is also home to some of the…

 

Top 5 Lake District Tarn Walks

18th May 2023 By landcadmin

Top 5 Lake District Tarn Walks Remnants of the last Ice Age, carved out by glacial movement and filled with water, the Lake District is home to some of the most beautiful tarns in the world.  These mountain lakes which…

 

Top Wild Swimming Spots Coniston

26th February 2023 By landcadmin

Top Wild Swimming Spots Coniston Stretching 5.2 miles and accessible from every direction, there are plenty of wild swimming opportunities to be had on Coniston Water.   Due to mandatory water speed restrictions, Coniston Water enjoys a much slower pace than…

 
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