The Great Stuff Blog

The Holy Island of Lindisfarne

10 February 2023 by Rachel Wilson

Once you step onto Holy Island a.k.a. Lindisfarne, it's like stepping back in time with its 16th century castle and the ruined, ancient Priory dominating your views.

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.

Why do sheep have colourful wool?

02 January 2023 by Rachel Wilson

You might have noticed that sheep often have a colourful behind. This is called tupping and in this blog, we'll explain what it's all about.

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.

Christmas Markets in the Lake District 2022

25 November 2022 by Rachel Wilson

'Tis the season to feel festive, enjoy a mulled wine or two and explore some of the Christmas fairs happening in the Lake District.

Walking Malham Cove in Autumn

21 November 2022 by Rachel Wilson

Autumn is a great time of year to go walking in the Yorkshire Dales and particularly Malham Cove as you can appreciate the ever changing Autumnal colours.