News from Cedar Manor

Lake District Christmas Festivities

Let there be light

The best pre-Christmas festivities in the Lake District

The Winter Droving is a magical festival in Penrith that celebrates all things rural, traditional and fun. The event highlight is a torch lit procession through the town featuring fire, lanterns, masquerade and music and mayhem.

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Ullswater Steamers Boat Ride Lake District

Top Lakeshore walks and boat rides

It’s the LAKE District, folks, so what better way to start a walk than to take a sail across one of our Lakes. It’s the best kind of public transport, with a sense of both romance and excitement added to the anticipation of the walk ahead.

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Red Maple in Autumn Colours Ambleside Lake District

Five best places to see the autumn colours in the Lakes

Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,

Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun;

Conspiring with him how to load and bless

With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run

If William Wordsworth is the poet best associated with spring, then it’s fellow Romantic John Keats who perfectly captured autumn.

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Wray Castle; Windermere; Famous

Five things Windermere is famous for

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Award Winning Cedar Manor Hotel Windermere Lake District Eco Sustainable Hotel

We all know that it’s just not sustainable any longer to be a throwaway society, and here in the Lakes we’re especially aware of the need to look after our precious and very beautiful environment.

That’s why we will be celebrating Zero Waste Week, (September 3-7),  a grassroots campaign raising awareness of the environmental impact of waste and empowering participants to reduce waste.

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