Archive | Fun stuff

The ground floor inside Stott Park Bobbin Mill

10 ideas for Father’s Day in the Lake District

With Father’s Day just around the corner, you might well be looking for places to enjoy a leisurely day out in Lake District, so in this post I thought I would put together a few ideas especially for dads! I’ve thrown in a couple of events, as well as recommendations for local attractions. Fingers crossed […]

Continue Reading 1
The Lake District Quiz Book by David Felton, Inspired by Lakeland

Book review: The Lake District Quiz Book

When I was asked if I would like to review a new book, The Lake District Quiz Book by local publisher Inspired by Lakeland, there was only one possible answer. A book? Involving quizzing and the Lake District? That’s three of my favourite things rolled into one! And if you’re a fan of curious Lake […]

Continue Reading 1
Red squirrel on feeder, Windermere

Celebrating one year on the blog!

It’s amazing to think that a whole year has gone by since I first sat down and created the Lake District Gems blog in February 2015 – where has the time gone?! Here’s some coverage I received on the online news site Cumbria Crack. Whether you’ve been following during most of that time, or this […]

Continue Reading 1
2015

The best of Lake District Gems in 2015

I started the Lake District Gems blog back in February 2015, and what a year it’s been! It’s been ideal for getting out and about, with endless dry days which weren’t too hot either. Then, of course, we’ve had the dramatic change in weather this winter with much flooding around Cumbria and other parts of […]

Continue Reading 1
Google+