Lake District News

A few Lake District links today, to keep everyone up to date on what’s been going on in the Lakes:

Check out this lovely article by Kate Humble in the Telegraph last week, in which she is on the trail of the elusive red squirrel in the Eden Valley.

Gearing up for the Jubilee celebrations this weekend, the Queen of the Lake, which usually cruises the waters of Windemere, has made the 300 mile journey to London to represent the Lakes in the Diamond Jubilee Pagaent. Read more here.

The first osprey chick of the season has hatched at Bassenthwaite, to the excitement of the staff at the Lake District Osprey Project, who had been worried about the effect of the unseasonably cold weather earlier in the month on the chick’s progree. Read the article here.

In the intersts of greener tourism, Britain’s National Parks are developing guides to help visitors get around car-free. Read about the scheme for the Lake District (and other areas) here.

Stay tuned for more Lake District news, activities and infomation. Remember there’s still £25 off any break booked in July and August at Colwith. Visit the booking page. Enjoy the beautiful weather!