If treating yourself to a weekend break at some point during the next 12 months isn’t already on your to-do list, then we’ve got 5 great excuses that might help you give yourself permission for a little R&R. While we all make, resolutions focussed on working hard, getting hard and kicking bad habits, it’s a lot rarer to look at ways to treat ourselves – however, the key to a successful year is finding a balance between work and rest…
If you’re celebrating bonfire night tonight then you’re probably doing it with the whiz of fireworks, the crackle of a bonfire… and perhaps a toffee apple or two. That’s certainly what will be going on here in Hawkshead, with the annual Hawkshead firework display. However, that’s not the only way to “Remember, Remember the 5th of November”; we’ve been looking at some alternative celebrations going on across the UK that do things a little differently… Read More
What does the idea of Guy Fawkes night conjure up for you? Standing with your family by the fire, warming your hands and wrapping your scarf up a little tighter? Or perhaps you love enjoying a smoky barbequed burger, a cup of hot chocolate and a toffee apple. Last but not least, there’s the main spectacle of the fireworks – incredibly exciting for the kids and, if we’re honest, the adults too. Read More
There’s plenty to do within the village of Hawkshead itself, but if you’re here for a few days or more then you might want to venture a little further afield. With a range of other beautiful villages right on our doorstep, we certainly can’t blame you – and there’s nothing better than a day’s adventuring followed by a golden pint and some local grub at our bar! Read More
Thinking of paying a visit to our Hawkshead hotel in the next couple of months? If so, you might be looking for some autumnal events to check out while you’re here – and there’s certainly a lot going on! Most of these events are just a short car journey away, so there’s no excuse for not seeing the best that the Lake District has to offer on your autumn trip.