Tag / Lake District
Press Releases • Jan 31, 2018 16:32 GMT
Following ITV’s Britain’s Favourite Walks: Top 100, presented by well-known rambler Julia Bradbury and Ore Oduba, the Lake District proved to be the nation’s favourite walking location taking half the coveted top 10 spots with challenging walks over Helvellyn at number one and Scafell Pike at number five, to more gentle rambles over Cat Bells and around Buttermere at four and seven respectively.
Blog posts • Oct 23, 2017 14:32 BST
In July 2017, the Lake District became one of the latest places to become a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site, joining the likes of the Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef and the Grand Canyon in the hall of international acclaim. Totally well deserved in our view, and this wonderful area has been the centre of many Ramblers Walking Holidays for years so why not get out there and explore them.
Press Releases • Jul 10, 2017 16:42 BST
With UNESCO having just awarded the Lake District ‘World Heritage’ status on Saturday 9 July 2017, why not discover this pristine watery landscape with the original walking holiday experts Ramblers Walking Holidays’, staying at their tranquil bolthole - Hassness Country House.
Blog posts • Oct 24, 2016 10:39 BST
Perhaps you’ve read (or intend to read) this book by James Rebanks, which has become a rather unlikely bestseller. It’s an account not just of one shepherd's year, but of an ancient way of life told from the point of view of the shepherds who have worked the fells in the same way for centuries.
Press Releases • Mar 18, 2016 16:41 GMT
Ramblers Worldwide Holidays – the experts in guided walking adventures across the globe – are offering a 4 night holiday which truly enables one to ‘get-away-from-it-all’.
Blog posts • Jan 22, 2016 10:42 GMT
The recent adverse weather in the Lake District didn’t deter veteran rambler Gerry Carson or the redoubtable tour leaders Gillian and Chris; despite the elements, an excellent Christmas holiday was enjoyed by all at Hassness House.
Press Releases • Jan 11, 2016 15:47 GMT
Ramblers Worldwide Holidays – the experts in guided walking adventures across the globe – is giving clients the opportunity of sampling a new range of 2 and 3 night holidays called ‘Bite Size’ breaks.
Blog posts • Oct 28, 2014 14:39 GMT
Darren Fields is new to our team and to the joys of walking holidays in the UK. So we sent him to Hassness, our very own country house on the shores of Buttermere in the Lake District, to break in his new walking boots. Now he can’t wait to go back…
Blog posts • Oct 21, 2014 16:17 BST
When Yve joined our Women’s Activity Week, she expected hill walking, yoga and Pilates, morning jogging, Nordic walking, aerobics and circuit training, even morning dips in the lake. What she didn’t expect was to be moved to poetry! Here she shares her thoughts in verse, as well as a very atmospheric watercolour she painted while in the Lakes.