News from Cedar Manor

Beatrix Potter, Red Squirrels, Save our Squirrels, Lake District

Here in the heart of Beatrix Potter country, we’re surrounded by images of Squirrel Nutkin. He’s our favourite of the Peter Rabbit series, a naughty playful character that we identify with. And we love the image of the squirrels making rafts out of twigs and paddling over the water to collect nuts on Oak Island.

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Theatre in the Lake District

Take your seats for a different view of the Lake District

Our visitors come to the Lake District for the fabulous countryside, the hills and lakes, the wonderful walking terrain. But that’s all for the daytime. Did you know that we have a rich cultural life here in the Lakes, and our very own theatre just a mile away from our hotel?

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Wainwrights, Lake District, Fell Running

Map of historic run challenge is sold at auction

It was hard to part with, but the map used for a record-breaking run round the Lakeland fells has been sold at auction for charity.

The special map was used during Paul Tierney’s recent ascent of all the 214 Wainwright summits in just six days, six hours and five minutes.

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Cumbria County Fairs, Lake District, Ambleside, Windermere, Sports

There are strange happenings in the Lakeland valleys in the summer time.

Grown men…often very large grown men….can be seen in an unusual costume, comprising white long johns underneath brightly embroidered shorts. And thus attired, they grapple with one another in the middle of a field.

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Paul Tierney, Record Breaking, Wainwrights

The map used at mission control for Paul Tierney’s record-breaking run round the Lakeland fells is to be auctioned for charity.

We asked if it could be done…but we still want to put in a bid ourselves, for this piece of Lakeland history.

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