How does a night under the stars sleeping in a shepherd’s hut sound, or what about a chance to live like a hobbit in an underground hideaway? According to latest figures there has been a steady increase in the choice of ‘alternative’ accommodation on offer to...

Cumbria Police will be at this year’s Keswick Mountain Festival Dare 2b and are offering visitors, competitors and residents the chance to have their...
On Mon 17 November, Theatre by the Lake heralds the return of the Shakespeare Schools Festival. Now in its 14th year, the festival presents a unique platform for young people to take to the stages of...
Even living somewhere as beautiful as the Lake District it’s all too easy to get comfortable doing the same walks over and over writes Beth Pipe. 
With the lure of the fells all around the lakes themselves often get missed when it comes to a good walk writes Beth Pipe.  They feature in the views from the tops of the fells but not so many...
Picture the scene – it was a Sunday morning and I was making the most of a very rare lie in, mainly on account of the fact I’d been enjoying the Eurovision festivities a little too much the evening...