Category: Seasons

Spring 2024

So far spring 2024 is a slow burner. The weather has not been great meaning the early Easter was a bit of a damp squib. However, you can’t stand in the way of nature and we have been treated to some wonderful displays of spring flowers, including daffodils which seem to get more prolific along […]

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Winter 2023/24

It’s quiet season in the Lake District but that doesn’t mean it’s any less attractive to visit. Yes, the weather can occasionally be a bit treacherous, to be fair it can be at any time of year! But if you are lucky enough to see some winter sun the conditions are often superb with snow […]

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Autumn 2023

It’s always a bit sad to see the end of the summer in the Lake District but every season has its own attractions and autumn is no exception. It is a great time to visit and enjoy the colourful spectacle as the trees turn all sorts of magical colours against a backdrop of clear blue […]

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Summer 2023

It’s summer 2023! The main holiday season is upon us once again. Always a popular time in the Lake District with visitors from all over the planet enjoying this beautiful area. The weather gave us a great start to the summer with hardly any rain for over 5 weeks from mid May to mid June. […]

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Spring 2023

The days are getting longer and warmer, the lambs are leaping, the daffodils and bluebells are blooming, it must be spring 2023! It’s great to start a new holiday season without the immediate threat of Covid for once, many services and attractions are open as normal, although staff shortages can still affect some. Outdoors is […]

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Winter 2022/23 news

Welcome to winter 2022/23! So far not very wintry but there’s still time for a big freeze. There’s plenty who would say winter is the best time of year in the Lakes. Snow covered mountains look magnificent in the sunshine and providing the roads are still clear it is well worth doing a Lake District […]

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Autumn 2022

As the summer fades away and the crowds disperse, Autumn is a wonderful time to explore the ever scenic Lake District. There is still a bit of warmth in the sunshine which also hugely enhances the wonderful autumn colours as they slowly appear through October and November. It is well worth a trip just to […]

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Summer 2022

It’s summer 2022 already! Time flies. Always a busy time of year in the Lake District with the peak in visitor numbers and so many attractions and activities available. The last 2 summers have been badly affected by Covid restrictions and a lot of visitors staying local unable to go abroad. This summer it feels […]

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Spring 2022

Hello spring 2022! Easter is always a good turning point in the Lake District year with spring in full bloom and all attractions opening up or opening longer. The weather might still be changeable but a later Easter this year at least means more daylight and more opportunity to explore the area and discover more […]

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Winter 2021/22

There’s a lot to be said for visiting the Lake District in winter. There’s a lot less other visitors than the rest of the year for a start so its easier to get around and visit attractions. Yes you will need to wrap up warm but a crisp and sunny day with snow on the […]

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