Cartmel – a hidden gem on the edge of the Lake District

Cartmel is a beautiful village on the southern edge of the Lake District. We visited Cartmel last year when staying in Coniston. This year we decided to make it our base for our annual visit…

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Review: L’Enclume, Cartmel, Cumbria

Just returned from a great week in Cartmel situated on the southern edge of the beautiful Lake District National Park, for more on our trip click here. One of the reasons we chose Cartmel as…

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Where Next? – Chris’s 2018 travel plans in the UK

2017 is nearly over, some great trips, Barbados, Dubai x 2, the Lakes, the Cotswolds, the Algarve, Tuscany and Kenya.   Some of the highlights from 2017 It’s time to start thinking about 2018 and…

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The Lake District – a favourite destination, closer to home (Part 2)

The Lake District is fairly compact so wherever you base yourself providing you have a car you can easily get to most places very easily. On our recent visit we stayed near Coniston but also…

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The Lake District – a favourite destination, closer to home (Part 1)

I love to travel abroad but Great Britain has some great places to visit. The Lake District is definitely one of Jane and I’s favourites. Where is the Lake District? The Lake District is located…

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