The Great Stuff Blog

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.

Travel Guide to… Ambleside

05 April 2023 by Rachel Wilson 1 comment

Ambleside is a gorgeous village on the edge of Lake Windermere surrounded by beautiful Lake District fells. We'll give you the insider knowledge on this pretty village.

A New National Trail: Coast to Coast

27 January 2023 by Rachel Wilson

The popular Coast to Coast walk has been awarded National Trail status.

A Day Out on the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

29 November 2022 by Rachel Wilson

The famous narrow gauge Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway is well worth a visit. There's plenty to see and do in this delightful part of the Lake District, not least a wonderful ride on a steam train.

Where to see Autumnal colours in the Lake District

03 October 2022 by Rachel Wilson

The Lake District is stunning during all times of the year but the autumn colours are hard to beat as it shows the UNESCO World Heritage site off at its best. In this blog, we’ll share with you where to see some magical autumnal sights.

Walking the Dales Way – Part 2

23 February 2022 by Rachel Wilson

Rachel continues her route of the Dales Way she undertook with her mum. In part 2 we find her on the final stretch in Cumbria.