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Whitbarrow

Exploring the Lake District by water

18th April 2018

From peaceful lakes surrounded by dramatic mountain scenery to thundering waterfalls hidden in enchanting woodland, the Lake District boasts one of the most beautiful landscapes in the UK. While there are miles upon miles of winding roads and footpaths to explore, why stay on land when you can experience some of the best of the …

Clowance

10 Things to do on a rainy day in Cornwall

14th March 2018

The great thing about South Cornwall is that come rain or shine, you are never short of things to do. Here’s our round up of the top tourist attractions in Cornwall which are also perfect rainy day activities. 1. Tate St Ives The Tate St Ives is home to a range of exciting, ever-changing exhibitions, …

Burn Coastal Retreat

Top 6 reasons to visit the Eden Project this summer

22nd February 2018

The Eden Project is one of Britain’s best-loved visitor attractions, and for good reason. From the beautiful collections of plants and flowers to the amazing range of activities on offer, this unique exhibit really does have something for everyone. Here are 6 reasons why The Eden Project should be on your list of places to …

Clowance

The best places to eat in Cornwall

14th February 2018

One of the best things about holidaying in Cornwall is the fabulous food. From fresh, locally-caught seafood and tasty tapas to hearty Sunday roasts, there really is something for everyone. We’ve narrowed down some of the best places to eat in Cornwall, so you can spend time sampling the finest Cornish cuisine during your next …

Burn Coastal Retreat

Bude named ‘Best UK Coastal Town’ at the 2017 British Travel Awards

10th January 2018

The seaside town of Bude, home to the beautiful Burn resort, recently scooped the silver award for ‘Best UK Coastal Town’ at the 2017 British Travel Awards. This is the third time the town has been awarded this coveted prize, having won the gold award in 2014 and 2015. This latest win proves that Bude …

Luxury Lodges Collection

The story behind our new brand

5th January 2018

With a new year approaching and exciting development plans in the pipeline, we felt there was no better time to refresh our brand image and launch a shiny new website to match. However, there’s a lot more to our new look than you may think. Working alongside Journey, the UK’s leading hotel marketing agency, we …

Whitbarrow

The history of Kendal

27th December 2017

The popular market town of Kendal is often associated with the climbers’ favourite, Kendal Mint Cake. However, the town also has a fascinating past and is home to many of Cumbria’s finest historical landmarks, museums and exhibitions. Here are some of Kendal’s top attractions for those looking to learn more about the town’s history and …

Clowance

Top things to do in Truro

20th December 2017

Truro is Cornwall’s only city, and not only is it just half an hour from Clowance, it’s a place steeped in history and culture. So if you feel like finding out more about Cornwall’s heritage, want to shop for souvenirs, or just fancy taking a break from coastal walks and heading inland for the day, …

Dylan Coastal Resort

Dylan Thomas’ Laugharne

28th November 2017

There aren’t many places in Laugharne that can’t claim to have some connection with the poet Dylan Thomas. The spirit of Thomas is everywhere but thankfully without any of the commercialisation you might expect to find.  “The strangest town in Wales” is how Dylan Thomas described Laugharne on his first visit but he kept coming …

Whitbarrow

Christmas in The Lakes

21st November 2017

Now the nights are drawing in and the leaves are falling fast, our plans for Christmas at Whitbarrow are in full swing. And there’s a few things we’re looking forward to almost as much as Santa’s visit itself… Our celebrations will begin on 23rd December with a festive check-in complete with mulled wine and mince …