For those of you that are interested in the Arts and Craft movement a visit to Blackwell House is a must. The Arts and Craft movement was inspired by the ideas of John Ruskin and William Morris with a revival of traditional handicrafts.
The children’s author Beatrix Potter was instrumental in shaping the Lake District as we know it today. She bought 4,000 acres of farmland in the area and encouraged traditional farming practices, preserving the land.
When discussing Lake District walks the most common topics tend to be the high fells, lakeside ambles or possibly ‘bagging’ all the Wainwrights.Over the next few months we hope to give you a few options accessible for walkers at all levels taking