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Welcome to the Golakes Blog. Are you stuck for inspiration on where to visit in the Lake District? Never been here before? Want to find something or discover an old favourite in national park? Then this is the place for you.
We regularly upload new top ten lists, places you can stay, walks to do in the Lake District, hidden gems for you to discover and the must try activities whilst you're here. Flick through the pages of our blog below and discover something for yourself. #theplacetobe
The annual Marmalade Awards at Dalemain Let’s give a ‘toast’ to Marmalade…

The World’s Original Marmalade Festival will be returning on Saturday 16th March 2019, so put the date in your diaries and get ready to go orange!

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Explore Cumbria by train and watch the world go by Explore by train and watch the world go by

There’s never been a better time for a car-free Cumbrian adventure exploring some of the UK’s most epic scenery.

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The Tranquil Otter The Tranquil Otter Luxury Lodges

Discover The Tranquil Otter’s luxury lodges and find out how they can become your dream holiday

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Rediscover Ruskin Rediscover Ruskin

It's 200 years since Ruskin was born and series of events across the anniversary year aim to reignite the radical flame of Ruskin and introduce him to a new contemporary audience.

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Lake District Wedding Fair 2019 Photo credit: David Rucker Lake District Wedding Fair 2019

The spectacular Lake District Wedding Fair is taking place on 23rd and 24th of February, bringing wedding suppliers and venues from across the region to meet prospective brides and grooms as well as a showpiece catwalk fashion show.

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5 fantastic walks in Coniston 5 Fantastic Family Walks near Coniston

Walking is such a simple thing – most of us do it every single day. But here in the Lake District walking is even more special with endless opportunities to explore and discover so pack a picnic, lace up your boots and head out to create some memories that will last a lifetime.

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Perhaps you popped the question over Christmas and New Year, or are looking forward to a romantic proposal over Valentine’s Day. Or maybe you’re already planning the big day with your special someone. When it comes to weddings, look no further than the Lake District, Cumbria, to make your bridal dreams come true.

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