Tag: walking

The entrance to Sizergh Castle
Afternoon Tea, Gardening, Historic Houses, History, Lunches, National Trust, Picnics, Things to do for free

10 reasons to visit Sizergh Castle near Kendal

I’ve visited Sizergh Castle many, many times over the years, but have stepped inside the castle itself just twice. That’s because there are a whole host of reasons to spend time at Sizergh that not everyone may be aware of (although visiting the castle itself is a good start!). Here […]

The Lingholm Kitchen, Portinscale
Afternoon Tea, Dog-friendly, Food and Drink, Places to Stay, Visitor Attractions, Walks

In Beatrix Potter’s footsteps at The Lingholm Kitchen and Walled Garden

If, like me, you’re interested in all things Beatrix Potter, the Lingholm Kitchen and Walled Garden at Portinscale – which is on the north-western shore of Derwentwater, near Keswick – should be high on your list of places to visit next time you’re exploring the Lake District. The main house […]