Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top house, the Lakes: ‘It feels like a game of Potter I-spy’ – review

Delve into the world of natural wonders that inspired the author and explore her home on a Lake District family day out

Carlisle Lake District airport to open for passenger flights in June

Flights from the south of England, Belfast and Dublin to the small regional airport are set to boost tourism to Cumbria

Different strokes: a wild mountain swim in the Lake District

Remote Bowscale Tarn – a setting rich in myth and literary references – proves an inspiring spot for a dip in the northern lakes, even in the rain. All photographs by Vivienne Rickman-Poole

Bigger and better: the expanded Yorkshire Dales and Lake District national parks await

Extensions to two of England’s most beautiful upland national parks mean there are now new walks, great pubs and history that’s ripe for exploring

Take the kids to … Walby Farm Park, Lake District

At Christmas young children come here to meet Santa and real reindeer, but this award-winning Lake District farm attraction has enough indoor and outdoor activities to keep all ages happy year-round