The Great Stuff Blog

There’s a Rainforest in the Lake District?!

17 June 2024 by Rachel Wilson

When you think of a rainforest, what springs to mind… Tropical places like Indonesia and the Amazon? Well, think again!

Travel guide to… Kirkby Stephen

17 May 2024 by Rachel Wilson

A quick guide to the picturesque market town of Kirkby Stephen in Cumbria, located in the tranquil Upper Eden Valley.

Where to Wild Swim in Northumberland

21 December 2023 by Rachel Wilson

Northumberland is a beautiful county in North East England that boasts stunning coastlines which are dotted with castles and incredible beaches along with hidden, ancient treasures to be explored inland.

Top Things to do in Winter in the Lake District

13 December 2023 by Rachel Wilson

There's still lots to do in the Lake District during the winter months. It’s a magical season with breathtaking scenery that’s ready to be explored.

Pram Friendly Walks in the Lake District

20 November 2023 by Rachel Wilson

There are some excellent family friendly walks that are easily accessible with a pram with great views from the lower valleys.

Travel Guide to… Grasmere

18 September 2023 by Rachel Wilson

Grasmere is a quaint Lake District village located in the heart of Cumbria. It's a great place to enjoy many activities the Lakes is famed for like wild swimming, fell walking and eating some traditional food.