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All Aboard: The Ullswater Steamers

There is no doubt that the Lake District is one of the most beautiful places in the UK, and with so much to see it is often hard to decide what to do first. However, at Whitbarrow Hotel our first port of call is always Ullswater (just 10 minutes …

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A Quirky Traveler’s Guide to the Lake District

The Lake District is renowned for its perfect scenery, glorious Lakes and fantastic walks but we think it is the small, unique attractions that are slightly further off the beaten track that make this area a truly outstanding place to visit. We …

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The Lake District: Living Like A Local

The Lake District is considered one of the most beautiful regions of the UK and at Whitbarrow Hotel we are so lucky to be located right in the heart of it. There so much to see and do in the Lakes and we want our guests to experience it all, but …

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Our top 3 Whitbarrow Walks

Autumn is the best time for walking in the Lakes. Thanks to the milder (and occasionally drier) weather you will have plenty of choice on which routes to tackle as there are lots of different options to cater to all levels of walking experience. …

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Grasmere and Rydal Water

The Lake District is a beautiful place and you will be spoilt for places to visit during your stay at Whitbarrow Hotel. When we head out for a relaxing day with breathtaking scenery we head to Grasmere and Rydal Water… here are a few of …

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This Summer in the Lake District

The Lake District is a beautiful place to visit at any time of year, but it is truly spectacular in the summer! Here are just a few of our recommendations for your summer holiday in the Lakes…   Walk Grasmere and Rydal Water  This …

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Spring Time in the Lake District

Spring is the perfect time to visit the Lake District. Not only does the beautiful scenery come to life but there are so many great activities to enjoy while you are here. Here are some of our favourite things to do this Spring… …

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Recommended Guided Tours

When staying at the Whitbarrow resort, exploring the beauty of the Lake District is a must, here are two of our recommended guided tours: ‘Show Me Cumbria’ provides a first class bespoke motoring Tour and Transfer service to introduce visitors …

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