Life in lockdown – New islands in our shrinking world

Journal from lockdown: finding unexpected opportunities in smaller and smaller islands of humanity.

Things to do in the Lake District
9 adventurous things to do in the Lake District

Walking isn’t the only thing to do in the Lake District. A multitude of other adventurous activities springing up – here are our top 9.

Sharp Edge, Blencathra
Guide to walking Blencathra via Sharp Edge & Halls Fell Ridge

How challenging are the ascents up Blencathra via Sharp Edge & Hall Fell Ridge? This article helps you assess if the walk is for you.

Best hikes in the Lake District
Best walks & scrambles in the Lake District

Looking for exciting walks in the Lake District? Here are our 5 favourites that summit the highest peaks and scramble over narrow ridges.

Places to stay in the Lake District
Best places to stay in the Lake District – hotels & regions

Find the best places to stay in the Lake District with our guide to each of the areas distinct regions.

Wild Swimming Lake District, UK, Blea Tarn
Wild swimming in the Lake District – 8 great remote spots

With misty lakes, meandering rivers and hidden tarns, here are 8 remote spots for wild swimming in the Lake District.

Tips for kayaking or canoeing on the River Wye

Navigate gently tumbling waters through wooden valleys and historic towns on a canoeing excursion on the River Wye.

Best walks in the Malvern Hills
Best Walks in the Malvern Hills – Great Malvern to Ledbury

The best walks in the Malvern Hills - an 18 kilometre hike that traverses the ridge and ends in charming Ledbury.