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Windermere Jetty Museum launches exhibition: Swallows and Amazons For Ever!

Windermere Jetty Museum is launching its 2020 family exhibition, Swallows and Amazons For Ever! with brand new outdoor adventure activities. The exhibition celebrates the spirit of adventure captured in Arthur Ransome’s classic children’s taleSwallows and Amazons. This summer, Windermere Jetty Museum is on a quest to get families to follow…

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‘Scratch Your ITCH’

We are encouraging UK staycationers to ‘scratch your ITCH’ and explore your Interest in Cumbrian Heritage. Can we tickle your fancy… Keswick Museum has an August 12, 246th birthday ‘Southey Celebration’, focusing on a former Poet Laureate – and the man who gave the world the inspiration for what became ‘Goldilocks…

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Rydal Mount, is to re-open to visitors…

And some previously unseen treasures will be on display for the first time. The house where the poet William Wordsworth lived for most of his life has been closed due to the pandemic, although the gardens have been open for a few weeks. Now the house itself is to be…

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New exhibition for Grizedale Forest gallery

We are delighted to be able to bring you news about a new exhibition opening at Grizedale. Gerry Judah’s solo exhibition BENGAL : The Four Elements,  marks a unique collaboration between Grizedale Forest and internationally acclaimed artist Gerry Judah, bringing together a striking body of work built over nearly a decade…

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Meet Brantwood’s Head Gardener – Bethan Pettitt

It’s been a strange few months for all of us, whether we have been working from home, shielding alone, or going to our normal place of work – it’s all been very different. A lot of us have had to come to terms with speaking to colleagues, family and friend…

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Lakeland Motor Museum to re-open this weekend

One of the North West’s leading heritage attractions is set to re-open its doors this Saturday, just in time to mark the 10 year anniversary on its current South Lakeland site. After successfully applying for VisitEngland’s “We’re Good To Go” industry standard stamp of approval, the Lakeland Motor Museum in…

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Askham Hall gardens are re-opening!

We are delighted to hear about the first phase of Askham Hall Gardens gradual re-opening. They will re-open to the public on Saturday 20 June, 11.30 am to 7.30 pm, and be open every day until further notice. Wood-fired pizzas They’re firing up their popular wood-fired pizza oven and will be…

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Listen to our new CD to plan your future visits

We may be unable to fling open our doors, but we are staying in touch with you all and trying to keep spirits high by launching our own CD. We have created a 15-track CD – a compilation of contemporary songs from five different decades, the titles of which all…

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