Articles tagged with: lake-district
Namibia has been voted number one in the Top Country category at this year's Wanderlust Readers' Travel Awards, with a satisfaction rating of almost 97 per cent.
The small Cumbrian market town of Kendal is set to play host to the biggest event of its type in the world.
It seems the ‘staycation’ trend is still going strong in 2013, with the UK’s top 20 summer holiday hotspots receiving a £12 billion economic boost as 41 million Britons opt for a great British holiday in these destinations this year.
With temperatures nudging a toasty 30°C this week it’s time to get out and enjoy the Great Outdoors! Great Britain boasts 15 stunning National Parks, protecting the UK’s most spectacular landscapes and treasured wildlife. As National Parks Week approaches (July 29th to August 4th) we take a look at what each of Great Britain’s 15 'breathing spaces' has to offer.
To celebrate National Bike Week (June 15th-23rd) we take a look at some of the best cycle routes in the UK, from Cornwall’s Camel Trail to the epic Land’s End to John O’Groats challenge.
TV presenter Helen Skelton, of Blue Peter fame, has become one of the first people to experience an innovative new cycling initiative in the the Lake District.
The ideal romantic break needn’t involve jetting off to an exotic far-flung destination, if the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards are anything to go by, as two Cumbrian hotels have made it into the top 10 most romantic hotels in the world.
The View from the Shard has finally opened its doors today – February 1st 2013. The tallest building in Western Europe, The Shard is London’s newest landmark and will offer visitors a whole new perspective on the capital.
I can’t believe 2012 is nearly over! It seems like yesterday that I was writing my packing list for my biggest adventure to date – climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro – and daydreaming of sunnier climes. Here are my top five travel highlights of 2012; the experiences and holidays that I cannot recommend enough.
Superstars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are planning a very British break in the Lake District, according to reports from Telegraph Travel.
The National Trust have taken over the Sticklebarn pub in Great Langdale, Cumbria – the first ever pub run by the trust.
Sarah Gibbons discovers another Travelbite hotel ‘hot spot’ – the charming Gilpin Hotel & Lake House in Bowness-on-Windermere.
Frances Leate gets close to nature in the Lake District in a gypsy caravan.
Travelbite editor Sarah Gibbons goes in search of the ideal ‘staycation’ in the Lake District and discovers another hotel ‘hot spot’– Linthwaite Country House Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere.