The Great Stuff Blog

Seal spotting in Northumberland

04 January 2022 by Rachel Wilson

Around half the world's population of grey seals can be found around the British coast so we'll let you know the best place to spot them.

The Best Rural Pubs in the Lake District

14 December 2021 by Rachel Wilson

Here are some of our favourite pubs in the Lake District, whether you're after a quiet tipple or a much needed pint of an ale after a long hike in the fells.

The Prettiest Villages in the Yorkshire Dales

06 December 2021 by Rachel Wilson

At Cardtoons, we get to explore every corner of the Yorkshire Dales, so we’ve put together a list of our favourite villages that we think are the prettiest and worth exploring.

5 Fun Facts About Herdwick Sheep

03 December 2021 by Rachel Wilson

If you have been lucky enough to visit the Lake District, you’ll know that Herdwick sheep are icons of the Cumbrian landscape, but did you know this about them?

Where to spot Red Squirrels in the Lake District

26 November 2021 by Rachel Wilson

Thanks to Beatrix Potter and the cheeky Squirrel Nutkin, the red squirrel has become an icon of the Cumbrian countryside but over the years it has become quite an elusive creature.