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We have attempted to gather together a mixture of useful links on this page. Not in alphabetic order yet I'm afraid. If you know of a site you think we should include, please e-mail us.
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Cape Town Waterfront Apartments Holiday rentals at the V&A Waterfront.
Sports Equipment Shop online for an exciting range of sports equipment clothing and accessories at low internet prices and fast home delivery service - sportboutiques.eu
Western Lakes Tourism; http://www.western-lakedistrict.co.uk
Dutch Travel information site: www.beginthier.nl/
Berlin Vacation Rentals All types of vacation accomodation for your next stay in Berlin.
Find great deals on vacations to Los Angeles, We offer some great Los Angeles vacation rental deals, discounts and last minute rates. http://www.worldescape.com/losangeles-hotels-apartments/
Lanzarote Url: http://www.lanzarote.com
Lanzarote.com offers up to 80% on hotel discounts in the Canary Islands.
Madrid hotels Madrid hotels
Norwegian Travel site http://www.ferienhausnorwegen.org/
Maryport Deorating contractors TandL
Allsites.com
Nederlands Dutch site for the Lakes http://lakedistrict.beginthier.nl/
Paragliding: to www.cumbriasoaringclub.co.uk or www.airventures.co.uk
Lakeside Hotel, Newby Bridge LA12 8AT Tel. 015395 31207Lakeside Hotel is a 4-star hotel situated on the shores of Lake Windermere in the English Lake District. Spacious, richly decorated and sumptuously furnished throughout, nothing comes close to us - except the Lake.
Rest and Play: http://www.restandplay.co.uk/
Family Entertainment Center Business Directory: http://www.blooloop.com
http://www.letsstay.co.uk: UK Short Breaks: Specialising in the promotion of UK holidays.
Discount hotel accommodation in Manchester and around the World. http://www.direct-hotels.co.uk

Whitehaven Male Voice Choir http://www.wmvc.co.uk
Sally Cottages, self-catering.
Dutch accommodation and factfile site http://www.beginthier.nl/
Fair Rigg guest house, Windermere. http://www.fairrigg.co.uk/
Cockermouth and Keswick railway http://www.ckp-railways.co.uk/
Martin Campbell, photographer. website www.LakeDistrict-Images.com,
The forgotten railways of Cumbria http://www.cumbria-railways.co.uk/
Heron Corn Mill and Museum of Papermaking,Beetham
Millom Castle. Now hidden within a private working farm.
Murthwaite, Ravenglass Pony trekking etc.http://www.murthwaitegreen.co.uk/
NAB COTTAGE Experiential Language Learningtel: www.nabcottage.com

Lake District Hotels Ltd: A choice of five luxury family-owned hotels in Cumbria
Kendal Mountaineering Club; www.kendalmc.org
http://www.lake-district-farm.co.uk Traditional Lake District farm accommodation in the heart of the Langdale valley.
Blenheim Lodge, Windermere. Panoramic lake views, peace and tranquillity, nestled against 50 acres of beautiful National Park in the heart of the English Lake District. www.blenheim-lodge.com/
Ulverston Victoria School www.ulverstonvictoria.cumbria.sch.uk

www.outdoor-info.co.uk/:includes listings for Job opportunities, Instructors, Courses, Facilities, Events, Shops, Clubs and Gear.
Quakers in Cumbria:www.northcumbria.quaker.eu.org
Virtual Lakes www.virtual-lakes.co.uk
UK accommodation listing site; http://www.hotelsandaccommodation.co.uk
The two ferry boats on Coniston operated by Coniston Launch company are being converted to silent solar power for the coming season. Find out more at their site www.conistonlaunch.co.uk
Free desktop wallpaper images of the Lake District at www.lakedistrictdesktops.com
www.helpdesking.com. - Cumbrian based management resources for enterprise projects.
Bunk house in Ennerdale, also providing pony trekking Low Cockhow Farm
AlasdairMacdonald Scottish Piper
Ourdoor adventure courses at Kirkby in Furness www.adventures.org.uk
Outdoor courses www.alstontraining.co.uk
Cumbrian bagpipe cover maker Alasdair MacDonald;Bagpipecovers.com
Tarn Taxis www.Tarntaxis.co.uk
Cumbria Chamber of Commerce Cumbria Chamber of Commerce
Lakeland Outdoor Club(Naturism) Lakeland Outdoor Club.
Indigo - Yarns and Knitwear in Penrith.www.indigoknits.co.uk
Watermill Restaurant, Priests Mill, Caldbeck www.watermillrestaurant.co.uk

Bluebadgertours.com It is for guided tours of Cumbria with a fully qualified Blue Badge Guide.Bluebadgertours.com
Keswick Mountaineering Club www.thekmc.org
Whitehaven's famous Quaker miser, Matthew Piper, who left a legacy to help the poor.www.whitehaven.org.uk/piper.html
Cumbrian Libraries service, including on-line library catalogue www.cumbria.gov.uk/libraries
Cumberland Amateur rugby league site run by Bob Coulter www.angelfire.com/sports/cumbriarl
Scuba Diving and expert one-to-one diving tuition by PADI qualified diver Terry Portlock.www.lakestay.co.uk/derwentdivers.html
Good compilation of Lakeland photographs www.mysnaps.co.uk
Salmon Fishing at Great Broughton near Cockermouth http://www.cumbriansalmon.com
Lake District Farm Estates- Lake District Farm Estates
Donald Campbell and Bluebird Donald Campbell and Bluebird
Friends of the Lake District: Campaigning to keep the Lakes as we know them.

Breweries in Cumbria, with links to many others Lakestay breweries page
Information about Ennerdale and the loss of the Anglers Hotel.

Striding Edge Productions, Wasdale Valley producing walking, cycling, climbing, hiking, mountaineering, historical and gardening videos.Stridingedge.com

Friendly B and B Shepherds Croft, in Culgaith in the Eden Valley near Penrith.
Basic Cumbrian canoe web site http://www.cumbriacanoeists.org.uk/
Vegetarian hotels in the Lake District Vegetarian hotels
The Mining history of West Cumbria Lakestay mines page
Canoeing in Lakes Lakestay canoe and kayaking pages
Cumberland ARL carla.moonfruit.com
The 1957 Windscale Fire http://www.lakestay.co.uk/1957.htm
Walks in the Lakes Lakeland walking suggestions
Rheged visitor centre - Penrith www.rheged.com
Gleaston Watermill www.watermill.co.uk
Railways of West Cumbria
Little Salkeld Mill www.cumbria.com/watermil/
Mountain Rescue (Millom and South Lakes)Millom Mountain Rescue Team
Gardens in the Lakes Cumbrian gardens
Richardson Wines Richardson wines, Whitehaven
Whitehaven Lakestay Whitehaven pages
Whitehaven Rugby League official site The Warriors site
The Wastwater murder case Lady in the Lake
Whitehaven shipbuilding history www.lakestay.co.uk/shipbuilding.html
The World of Beatrix Potter www.hop-skip-jump.com/
Senhouse Roman Museum - Maryport www.ncl.ac.uk/~nsrmm/
Ennerdale Illustrated guide to parts of Ennerdale
Hadrian's Wall Tourism Partnership www.ntb.org.uk/hadrian/
Nenthead Mines Heritage www.npht.com
The Quaker Tapestry www.quaker-tapestry.co.uk
Dove Cottage / Wordsworth Trust www.wordsworth.org.co.uk
Wetheriggs Pottery www.wetheriggs.co.uk
Birdoswald Roman Fort dspace.dial.pipex.com/town/place/vv26/his.htm
World Owl Trust, Muncaster Castle www.owls.org
Tullie House - In search of Border Reivers www.reivers.com
Cumberland Pencil Museum www.pencils.co.uk
Homes of Football www.homes-of-football.co.uk
Florence Mine www.park-house.ndirect.co.uk/Florence/
Sellafield Visitor Centre www.bnfl.com
Carlisle, Hadrian's Wall the Borders www.historic-carlisle.org.uk
Heaton Cooper Gallery www.heatoncooper.demon.co.uk
Art in Cumbria www.artcumbria.org/home.htm
Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway www.ravenglass-railway.co.uk/home.htm
South Tyne Railway ds.dial.pipex.com/town/lane/jy40/STR-Alston.htm
Keswick Launch Company www.keswick-launch.co.uk
Lake Windermere cruises www.marketsite.co.uk/lakes/
Coniston lake cruises www.lakefell.demon.co.uk/conilaun/
Ullswater lake cruises www.ullswater-steamers.co.uk/
Cumbria Tourist Board www.cumbria-the-lake-district.co.uk
Cumbria County Council www.cumbria.gov.uk
Copeland Borough Coucil www.copelandbc.gov.uk
Carlisle City Council www.carlisle-city.gov.uk
Furness-On-Line www.furness.co.uk
Keswick Tourism www.keswick.org
Eden Tourism www.cis-eden.demon.co.uk
Kirkby Stephen Economic Dev. Group www.kirkby-stephen.com
Furness Tourism Partnership www.lake-district-peninsulas.co.uk
Genesis Project //dspace.dial.pipex.com/cumb.genesis/
St Bees Heritage and Tourism www.outrigg.demon.co.uk/
Site to help trace your family tree Geneology

Other Private General Sites
www.instinct-training.co.uk Instinct Training Ltd
The Whitehaven NewsThe Whitehaven News
www.westmorlandgazette.co.ukWestmorland Gazette
www.cumbria.com
www.lakesnet.co.uk
www.cumbria1st.com Edge Guide
www.hcs-cumbria.co.uk/index.htm
www.lakesit.co.uk
www.uk-north.com/lakes/ UK North
www.southlakes.co.uk
www.bigfish.co.uk
www.lakes-online.co.uk
Cumbrian Directory
www.lake-district.com
www.sharpedgecumbria.co.uk/
www.sharpedgecumbria.co.uk/Arlecdon.htmArlecdon
www.stylesh.freeserve.co.uk/
Arkadia - International real estate classified ads from homeowners or
brokers to buy, sell or rent your property,

Schools
The Lakes School, Windermere http://www.lakes.cumbria.sch.uk/

Keswick School www.rmplc.co.uk/eduweb/sites/keswick/
Cockermouth School www.rmplc.co.uk/eduweb/sites/cmouth/
Appleby Grammar School www.appleby.cumbria.sch.uk/
Netherhall School, Maryport www.nhall.demon.co.uk/

Animal Attractions
www.owls.org World Owl Trust, Muncaster Castle  
www.wildanimalpark.co.uk South Lakes Wild Animal Park  
www.cumbria.com/maryport/aquaria/ Maryport Aquaria  
www.ostrich-world.com Eden Ostrich World  
www.aquae.com/aotl/ Aquarium of the Lakes  

Literary Attractions
www.armitt.com/ The Armitt  
www.wordsworth.org.uk Dove Cottage / Wordsworth Trust  
www.ruskin.org.uk Brantwood  

Mill Attractions
www.watermill.co.uk Gleaston Watermill  
www.cumbria.com/watermil/ Little Salkeld Mill  

Mining Attractions
www.honister-slate-mine.co.uk Honister Slate Mine  
www.park-house.ndirect.co.uk/Florence/ Florence Mine  
www.haig1.freeserve.co.uk/ Haig Pit Heritage Centre  
www.earthlines.com/threlkeld Threlkeld Mine Heritage Centre  
www.npht.com Nenthead Mines Heritage Centre  

Art and Craft Attractions
www.heatoncooper.demon.co.uk Heaton Cooper Gallery  
www.castlegate-house.freeserve.co.uk/ Castlegate House  
www.artcumbria.org/home.htm Art in Cumbria  
madeincumbria.co.uk/ Made in Cumbria  
www.cumbria.com/edenarts/home.html Eden Arts  
www.lakesnet.co.uk/brewery/ Brewery Arts Centre - Kendal  
www.teapottery.co.uk/ The Teapottery - Keswick  
www.kirkstone-galleries.com Kirkstone Galleries - Skelwith Bridge  

Transport Attractions
www.settle-carlisle.co.uk/ Settle Carlisle Railway  
www.settle-carlisle.org Friends of the Settle Carlisle Railway  
www.settle-carlisle-railway.org.uk/ Settle Carlisle Business Liason Group  
www.ravenglass-railway.co.uk/home.htm Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway  
www.uel.ac.uk/pers/1278/Rly-Pres/lhr.html Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway  
ds.dial.pipex.com/town/lane/jy40/STR-Alston.htm South Tynedale Railway  
www.keswick-launch.co.uk Keswick Launch  
www.marketsite.co.uk/lakes/ Lake Windermere cruises  
www.lakefell.demon.co.uk/conilaun/ Coniston lake cruises  
www.ullswater-steamers.co.uk/ Ullswater lake cruises  
www.spirit-of-the-lake.co.uk Spirit of the Lake  

History Attractions
www.ncl.ac.uk/~nantiq/ Hadrian's Wall Education Site  
www.ntb.org.uk/hadrian/ Hadrian's Wall Tourism Partnership  
www.ncl.ac.uk/~nsrmm/ Senhouse Roman Museum - Maryport  
www.reivers.com Tullie House - In search of Border Reivers  
www.historic-carlisle.org.uk Carlisle, Hadrian's Wall & the Borders  
dspace.dial.pipex.com/town/place/vv26/his.htm Birdoswald Roman Fort  
www.quaker.org.uk/swarth.html Swarthmoor Hall.  

House and Garden Attractions
www.muncastercastle.co.uk Muncaster Castle  
Holehird Gardens. Holehird Gardens  
www.martonhouse.demon.co.uk Marton House Gardens  
www.lakelandroseshow.freeserve.co.uk/ Lakeland Rose Show  

Theatres etc.
www.theatrebythelake.com Theatre by the Lake - Keswick  
www.redraven.net/kirkgate/ Kirkgate Centre - Cockermouth  
www.gads.org.uk Gosforth Amateur Dramatic Society  
www.lakesnet.co.uk/brewery/ Brewery Arts Centre - Kendal  

Other Tourist Attractions
members.aol.com/cotsmm/ The Cars of the Stars Museum  
www.steamboat.co.uk/ Windermere Steamboat Museum  
www.hop-skip-jump.com/ The World of Beatrix Potter  
www.quaker-tapestry.co.uk The Quaker Tapestry  
www.wetheriggs.co.uk Wetheriggs Pottery  
www.pencils.co.uk Cumberland Pencil Museum  
www.edirectory.co.uk/homesoffootball Homes of Football  
www.bnfl.com Sellafield Visitor Centre  
www.derwentbaybears.co.uk/ Derwent Bay Bears  
www.rheged.com Rheged - Penrith  
www.tower-house.demon.co.uk/heritage/ Ulverston Heritage Centre  
www.manjushri.org.uk/ Conishead Priory  

Activity Attractions
www.dedicate.co.uk/derwentwater-marina/ Derwentwater Marina - Keswick  
www.theadventureco.com/ The Keswick Adventure Co  
www.kendalwall.u-net.com/ Kendal Climbing Wall  
www.keswickwall.force9.co.uk/ Keswick Climbing Wall  
www.bonington.com Chris Bonnington Ltd  
www.rookinhouse.freeserve.co.uk Rookin House Farm, Troutbeck  
www.greystoke.com/ Greystoke Castle, Penrith  
www.cumbria.com/business/savage.htm Gyroplane Training, Greystoke  
www.newlandscentre.demon.co.uk/ Newlands Adventure Centre, Keswick  
www.cumbria.com/packhorse/home.htm Coast to Coast Packhorse, Kirkby Stephen  
www.lakeland-leisure.com/ Lakeland Leisure Paragliding, Coniston  
www.scoot.co.uk/northwest_parachute_centre/ North West Parachute Centre, Flookburgh  
www.johnwhite.vnetuk.com John White Mountain School  
www.oasishols.co.uk/oasis.html Oasis Holiday Village  
www.windermere.uk.com White Cross Bay Leisure park  
dspace.dial.pipex.com/pbrad/overhill.htm Over The Hills (4x4 safaris)  
www.eclipse-outdoor.co.uk Eclipse Outdoor Discovery  
www.eclipse-outdoor.co.uk/mountain-guiding Eclipse Mountain Guiding  

Tours
www.lakes-pages.co.uk/goatsite.html Mountain Goat Holidays  
www.btinternet.com/~supertours/ Lakes Supertours  
www.friendlytours.co.uk/ Friendly Tours  
www.derventio.co.uk/ Derventio Heritage Tours  
www.ardie.freeserve.co.uk/index.html Caldbeck Tours  
www.englishwalks.co.uk Lakeland Country Walks  

Walks and Walking
easyweb.easynet.co.uk/~stu/homepage.htm Stuart Rae - walks (+many links)  
www.personal.u-net.com/~keswick/ Anne Bowker - mad about mountains
new pics every day
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www.netlink.co.uk/users/ldnet/ldwalks.html John Dawson's Lake District Walks  
www.blencathra.demon.co.uk/index.htm Philip Powell - Around the Wainwrights  
homepages.nationwideisp.net/~walking.britain/ Lou Johnson's Walking Britain  

Miscellaneous
www.lakelandcam.co.uk/ Lakeland Cam - new digital photos every day  
www.btinternet.com/~ken.rotheram/ The Lake District CDROM  
www.geocities.com/MadisonAvenue/3333/apresent.htm A Tour of Reiver Country  
www.japan-forum.com English Lake District Japan Forum  

 

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