Inspiring Ideas, great places to visit and things to do in the Western Lakes and Coast


Heritage Open Days In Millom September 2022

Heritage Open Days 2022 In Millom - 9th - 18th September Volunteers in Millom have come together to organise a series of events to celebrate the history and culture of the town as part of the national Heritage Open Days Festival. What's On: Friday 9th to Sunday...


New for you in ’22

An exciting year ahead is in prospect for anyone lucky enough to be heading for the Western Lake District and its beautiful coastline. There are new art installations, attractions and a packed programme of outdoor events on the horizon. So, what better time than...

New for you in '22

9 days photographing the Western Lake District Coast

2021 is Cumbria's Year of the Coast. In late summer of 2020 Cornwall based photographer Sam Scales spent 9 days travelling through Copeland as part of a shoot to capture the beauty of the Lake District Coast. His body of photographs provide a stunning showcase of...

Photo: Sam Scales
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2021: Cumbria’s Year Of The Coast

2021 has been designated as Cumbria’s Year of the Coast, celebrating everything this diverse but little-known stretch of coastline has to offer. Our coastline’s stunning rural landscapes and breath-taking sunsets perfectly complement the wider North West region’s...

2021 - The year of the Cumbrian Coast

Health and wellbeing along the Lake District Coast

The Lake District Coast offers many opportunities for visitors and residents to get outdoors and breathe-in the fresh air. From public parks to woodlands, lakes, mountains and the coastline with its mudflats, sand dunes and beaches, this is the perfect place to...

Health and wellbeing along the Lake District Coast

How to enjoy the Lake District Coast’s Dark Skies

The Lake District Coast offers fantastic opportunities for visitors and residents to get outdoors and breathe-in the fresh night-time air, while enjoying peace and quiet in spades thanks to its rather far-flung location. From public parks to woodlands, lakes,...

Dark Sky Cumbria

How to spend Winter on the Lake District Coast

There’s nothing quite like the arrival of a cool, crisp Cumbrian winter; and after a challenging 2020, what better way to blow-off the cobwebs and get refreshed than by paying a visit to The Lake District Coast to embrace the cosiest season of the year? For those...

Family walking along the Cumbrian coast at Maryport

A weekend on the St Bees Heritage Coast

St Bees Head is located on the only stretch of Heritage Coast in England between the Scottish and Welsh borders. This Site of Special Scientific Interest is nestled between two long-distance footpaths, the Cumbria Coastal Way and Wainwright Coast to Coast. Both...

St. Bees