Coming soon to Copeland: New beach cafe

A new beach cafe for Silecroft has moved a step nearer with the submission of an application to National Park planners. The application, to build a permanent single-storey cafe on the picturesque shore-side, has been submitted to the Lake District National Park...

Silecroft Beach

Coming Soon: Coastal Activity Centre, Whitehaven Harbour

Watersports and recreational activities along Cumbria’s 100+ mile long west coast will soon be offered thanks to the Cumbria Coastal Activities Centre at Whitehaven, which is due to open in 2020 having been one of five projects selected for funding by the...

Whitehaven Harbour

Eskdale Mill granted Heritage Lottery Fund award

Many congratulations to Eskdale Mill & Heritage Trust, which has secured a substantial grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to secure the future of what is the Lake District's oldest working cornmill. The historic listed mill in the village of Boot in Eskdale...

Eskdale Mill

Ravenglass celebrates unique double World Heritage Site status

Dual status As 2017 draws to a close the Lake District’s only coastal village celebrates its unique double World Heritage Site status. UNESCO has confirmed picture postcard Ravenglass is the only site in Europe to enjoy twin status in the coveted cultural landscape...


The Lake District becomes a UNESCO World Heritage Site

We're all very excited to hear that the Lake District has been added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the category of cultural landscape of international significance. The campaign followed three key themes – world ranking examples of identity – the...

Unesco world heritage site view

Discover Eskdale Golf Course

Nestled in the beautiful Eskdale Valley lies a hidden jewel of a golf course; a  5100yd, par 68 standard, scratch 69. Originally developed to meet the golfing passion of one man, it started with just a few holes and developed over time into the superb course it is...

Eskdale Golf Course

Lake District’s newest attraction to open this Summer

In June 2017, the Ravenglass Railway Museum will officially open to the public after undergoing a major, two year, Heritage Lottery-funded redevelopment. Built on the site of Ravenglass Station, in the West of Cumbria, the new train-shed extension will double the...

Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway