News

Here you will find the latest news about our award-winning destination and some of the people, places and activities that make a visit to the Lake District so special. The Photo Gallery gives you a glimpse of our famous landscapes in different seasons - travel writers are welcome to download images for their own use, free of charge. 

In recent years, The Lake District, Cumbria has been awarded a number of accolades including Best UK Destination, Britain's Greatest Natural Wonder, Britain's Best Drive, Britain's Favourite View and the UK's Most Romantic Destination.


Royal Mail celebrates Beatrix Potter stamps with cast from Lake District’s ‘Where is Peter Rabbit?’

To coincide with Beatrix Potter’s 150th anniversary year, Royal Mail launched a set of beautiful Beatrix Potter stamps.

Tuesday 8th November 2016 - View

JATA Tourism EXPO Japan 2016

The Lake District Japan Forum was once again represented by J-Tourism from 22-25 September at one of the largest and most comprehensive tourism industry events in the world for both consumers and the travel trade.

Tuesday 1st November 2016 - View

Peter Rabbit’s brand new Japanese electric van!

Peter Rabbit couldn’t wait to get his paws on his brand new Nissan electric van to deliver fresh lettuce to The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction in the heart of the Lake District.

Thursday 6th October 2016 - View

Showcasing the modern day Beatrix Potter - new exhibitions at Acorn Bank and Hill Top

A new Cumbrian exhibition this autumn showcases drawings of several modern day Beatrix Potters, to celebrate 150 years since her birth.

Thursday 22nd September 2016 - View

Dine out with Peter Rabbit

Japanese groups have been enjoying a warm welcome at the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction’s newly opened dining experience.

Thursday 8th September 2016 - View

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