• Lake District: Local Activities Ideal for Kids

    The summer holidays are approaching and the question on everyone’s mind is, “how do we entertain the kids?” Well, here at Castle Green in the beautiful town of Kendal, we may just have the answer.

  • Beyond Walking Boots and Wetsuits

    It’s not really news that Kendal, gateway to the stunning English Lake District, arguably offers some of the most breathtaking walks and cycle routes the UK has to offer. That’s not to mention easy

  • Hurry - Extra hours of sunshine available in the Lake District!

    It’s a fact! At the exact moment that the northern hemisphere is most tilted towards the Sun, the northern hemisphere experiences its summer solstice. The further North you travel, the more hours of

  • Conferences: Choosing the right venue

    Remember the meeting last week? No? Ah yes, the one where the air con wasn't working and we couldn't wait to leave. We've all been there. A bad venue sticks in your mind, regardless of the content.


    Nothing says summer like sitting on the grass and snacking in the sunshine! While we might be bias, the choice of nearby picnic spots are particularly special at the gateway to the Lakes.

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  • Plans for Half term? Here are some great family things to do in Kendal.

    We are pretty sure most parents would agree that keeping the kids entertained is a challenge! If you are thinking about a stay with us over the February half term and you’ve simply run out of ideas,