Spout Force - A lovely jewel hidden away in the depths of Whinlatter Forest. Spout Force was one of the first walks I ever did as a youngster in the Lake District about 15 or so years ago, and since then I have visited it countless times. Despite it's beauty and ease of access it's not that frequented, and those who visit often only view it from the platform located a little distance away and higher up. Many don't realise that you can actually gain access to the base of the spout as long as…
Lakes Distillery Gin using Juniper taken from the Lake District fells an artisan gin which is complex and delicious to but online at whiskys.co.uk
The Lake District's best pubs and inns
An insider's guide to 10 of the best pubs and inns in the Lake District, featuring the top places to stay for walking, log fires, lively bars, good food, fabulous views, real ales and character, in locations including Lake Windermere, Ambleside, Elterwater, Buttermere, Borrowdale and Cartmel, with easy access to Helvellyn and Scafell Pike
Lakes Distillery Tour A perfect experience for a wet day - close by to Keswick (a great stop-off for shops and cafes)
Top 10: what to do in the Lake District
Top 10: what to do in the Lake District - Telegraph
The Dog & Gun is one of the most famous dog friendly pubs in the Lake District. The pub's speciality is Hungarian goulash, a legendary dish that is perfect after a day's fell walking. This pub is popular with locals and holidaymakers and has a warm welcoming atmosphere.