Paddleboarding is fabulous on our amazing lakes. If you have your own, e mail me for good launching spots. Or hire in Bowness, Windermere Canoe and Kayak Hire 01539444451. Wild swimming……get in there!!! Millerground is the local spot for swimming a 25 min walk, 5 min drive away. Just off Rayrigg road. But Rydal, Grasmere, […]
Chesters by the River, at Skelwyth Bridge. A really nice café looking over the river. Also beautiful shop to schmooz around!! Take the river walk up to Elterwater to enjoy waterfalls and mountain views. Pub at Elterwater not to be missed for a pint or a cuppa!
If you have a special occasion coming up or just want to experience some high dining here are a few of our favourites. It’s a hard job trying them out for our guests!!! Gilpin Spice, 10 minutes drive/taxi, booking essential. Fusion/Asian, gorgeous décor! 01539488818 The Yan, Grasmere, 20 minutes drive/ taxi. Book online.015394 60978 Jumble […]
Walk to the end of Victoria road, turn left and walk to road Lickbarrow Road, turn left uphill and there is a couple of benches with lake and fell views. This viewpoint is 5 minutes from JN…a nice place to take a flask of coffee or a bottle of wine!!
A village 10 minutes drive away. I love to spend a few hours mooching round Staveley. It has an old mill yard where you can park for free. There is an easy walk by the river, enjoy the nature and the views over the fields. Our favourite bakery is called More, the sausage rolls (vegan […]
For a super place for breakfast with a view try The Jetty, situated next to the lake at The Steamboat Museum. An amazing view!! An easy walk from Jays Nest. Walk to the bottom end of Thornbarrow Road, cross the road and take a footpath through Sherriff’s Wood, at the end of the lane cross […]
Hiring an electric bike is such a great way to get about the Lakes, it really takes the sting out of the hills, but you still get the views, fresh air and a sense of freedom. Telephone Jim Hutchinson on 07378315255 he will deliver and collect.
Booths is a great Supermarket and situated near the train station. They sell just about everything and have a fresh fish section and a delicatessen. Sainsburys, in the village, has most essentials. Huddlestons butchers with award winning pies! – in the village near Boots. For cakes and bread, Sainsburys is probably the best. Free parking […]