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Heart of the Lakes News

Cumbrian Produce - Grasmere Gingerbread

Grasmere Gingerbread - It sounds like a bit of a cliché, but on this occasion, the use of a cliché is justified; You can’t pay a visit to Grasmere without paying a visit to the world-famous Grasmere Gingerbread shop.…


Things to do - Live music in the Lake District

The Lake District has a thriving live music scene with venues of all sizes offering a wide range of styles to suit your groove.…


Large Property of the Month - The School

Built-in 1835 from local stone and slate, this property was used as the village school until the early 1960s before becoming a private home. 46 years later, it was completely transformed it into a luxury, architect designed holiday getaway, nestled s…


Things to do - Kendal Mountain Film Festival

The Lake District offers diverse festivals throughout the year and the Kendal Mountain Film Festival is now a staple in the global adventure calendar. Located in the pretty market town of Kendal, known as the 'gateway to the Lakes' and for it's famou…


Lakes Alive 2018

Lakes Alive is back and it's bigger and better … A free festival of contemporary arts and making in and around Kendal the gateway to the Lake District ……


Do you want your picture to be seen across 350 Lake District Holiday Cottages?

Do you want your picture to be seen across 350 Lake District Holiday Cottages? - We at Heart of the Lakes have created a photo competition that 12 lucky winners picture will be included in the Heart of the Lakes 2018 calendar.…


Spotlight on artisan food company in Hawkshead

The Hawkshead Relish Company makes over 120 delicious award winning preserves.…


Great Views around Windermere

Windermere in the Lake District is probably the most well known and at ten and half miles long and 219 feet deep it is England’s largest natural lake. It snakes through the heart of the Lake District National Park,…