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Welcome to the Golakes Blog.
Are you stuck for inspiration on where to visit in the Lake District? Want to find something or discover an old favourite in national park? If so, the Golakes blog is #theplacetobe.

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. Read on and discover the best of what the county has to offer.

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Experience both sides of The Lake District National Park boundary and escape for a weekend to enjoy the epitome of Cumbrian life for a weekend retreat.

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Romans & the red cliffs of St Bees - Cumbria is more than just lakes and mountains. It’s also about more than 100 miles of stunning coastline and Roman heritage.

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An A-Z guide to Cumbria’s best-known Lakes…
…Or should that guide be a “B-W”?

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Sneak peek - Windermere Jetty Musuem set to create waves!

Take a sneak preview of the stunning Windermere Jetty Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories, which opens it's doors to the public this Saturday 23rd March 2019.

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The outstanding Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery celebrates 125 years this year, housing considerable collections of fine and decorative art, human history and natural sciences, and boasting everything from exhibitions to events.

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

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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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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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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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