Lake District

Poorna Bell

How Foraging Is Making The Lake District A Favourite Foodie Hangout

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Type ‘why is English food’ into Google, and the first two auto-predictions to finish off the sentence are bad and bland. Yet while this may ha...

Lakes Without a Car

Andrew White | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew White

I'm in the Lake District for a few days... which often happens as a connoisseur of fine landscapes and excellent walking. But this trip is a little different. Sure, there have been a few walks, one of which I filmed, and I have caught up on my latest landscape viewing, but really I'm here now for a different purpose.

Good Hotel Guide Reveals 10 Beautiful Lake District Hotels

The Good Hotel Guide | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

People who enjoy travel often forget that there are some beautiful locations to visit here in the UK. The Lake District, England’s largest natio...

Bank Holiday Attractions for the Arts and Crafts Enthusiast

Vicky Dean | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Vicky Dean

Another bank holiday weekend is nearly upon us. If you are an arts and crafts enthusiast looking for inspirational activities with a creative bent then read on. Looking at William Morris, John Constable and Beatrix Potter we will tour the houses and landscapes that they lived in and loved.

Same Sex Honeymoon Destinations

Andrew Matthews | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

What happens when the party's over? I'm not talking about the old 'marriage kills romance' cliché - I'm thinking more immediate and pressing issues, like honeymoons. They're well within my remit, so here are a few first thoughts on some romantic destinations that almost live up to finally being able to say 'I Do'.

Luxury in the Lakes: Cumbria

The Spa Spy | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

You may think it strange that winter is my favourite season to visit Cumbria - but this is the time of year its' landscapes are most dramatic. Dawn mists rising over the lakes, crisp frost glistening on the heathers, and serene muted winter tones. It's breathtaking - sometimes, curiously haunting...

World's First Underground Cricket Match Held In Cumbria (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Sport

Disheartened by England's Ashes surrender? Then savour the first ever underground cricket match, played in Honister Slate Mine in the Lake District. ...

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Dr Dan Smith | Posted 20.12.2013 | UK Entertainment
Dr Dan Smith

When I mentioned I was off to Kendal for The Lakes International Comic Art Festival, people asked if it was a comic con kind of thing. I answered that although I do go to those sorts of events, this is more of a literary festival.

Scafell-O-Pod

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK

A fresh octopus has been found dead near the top of England's highest mountain. The pasty-white, limp carcass was discovered by a team of volunteer...

10 of the Best Active Breaks in Britain

Posted 09.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

When summer finally arrives after a long, hard winter, it’s essential to make the most of it. And even within the confines of our own little island,...

Beautiful Britain: Idyllic Locations

Zahra Razavi | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

From the loveliness of our coastlines to the fabulous fields of the countryside, this country has much to offer - to visitors and residents alike. I only recently realised that I haven't seen nearly enough of it, spending my time travelling abroad more than I have around my home nation.

Not a Marathon Runner? Try a Walking Holiday

Andrew Matthews | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

The truth is, for whatever reason, we're not all runners. Walking on the other hand, that's something anyone can get into.

Generator May Have Caused Carbon Monoxide Deaths Of Mother And Child

PA | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK

A generator may have caused the deaths of a 10-year-old girl and her mother from suspected carbon monoxide poisoning, police have said. Kelly Webst...

Woman And Young Girl Die After Suffering Breathing Difficulties On Boat

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK

A woman and a young girl have died and a man is seriously ill after suffering suspected Carbon Monoxide poisoning on a boat in the Lake District. T...

Reasons to Holiday in the UK This Year

Zahra Razavi | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

I have high hopes for the summer - in terms of both weather and activities. While you're snuggling up with your hot water bottle and sipping your cup of tea, have a think about the following reasons to stay in Britain for this year's holiday.

Pop Artist Who Escaped Nazi Germany Gets London Show

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.03.2013 | Home

The first major exhibition to focus on artist Kurt Schwitters' life in Britain following his escape from Nazi Germany opens this week. Eccentric Ge...

Harry Takes Taylor To Meet His Mum..

WENN | Posted 13.12.2012 | Home

Things are getting serious between Harry Styles and Taylor Swift - he's taken her home to meet his mum. That's right, Haylor - as the hot new coupl...

Beer We Go: National Trust Runs Pub

PA | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK

The National Trust, famed for its country houses, has turned its attention to running a pub for the first time. The heritage organisation has taken...

Man Treats Himself To £22,000 Pudding For His 60th Birthday

PA | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK

A hotel is celebrating after selling the most expensive dessert in the world. Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel in Windermere, Cumb...

World's Most Expensive Pudding At £22,000 Served In Lake District

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK

A chocolate pudding with a £22,000 price-tag has been unveiled in the Lake District, but hasn't yet broken the world record for the most expensive de...