The place to go... Am­ble­side

Lake­side views… literary con­nec­tions…

Country Homes & Interiors - - OUT & ABOUT -

LO­CATED IN THE LAKE DISTRICT, this mar­ket town is a great base for a visit to the Na­tional Park.

CEL­E­BRATE Beatrix Pot­ter’s 150th birth­day this month. Visit Ar­mitt mu­seum (ar­mitt.com) to ex­plore her life through her art­work at the Im­age & Re­al­ity ex­hi­bi­tion. Or head to nearby Hawk­shead for ex­clu­sive tours of Pot­ter’s home, Hill Top (book­ing es­sen­tial, na­tion­al­trust.org.uk).

EN­JOY a steamer boat trip on Lake Win­der­mere from Water­head Pier to Bow­ness.

EAT at Lake Road Kitchen (lakeroad­kitchen. co.uk), which serves de­li­cious meals fea­tur­ing lo­cal sea­sonal and homegrown pro­duce.

STAY at Crow How (crowhow.co.uk), a four-star guest­house set in a lovely woodland gar­den.

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