Thursday Aug 21
Saltaire is put on the map as starting point of new Dales walk
ROUTE: Chris Grogan, left, Clare Balding and Kath Doyle, of the Dales Way Association, with Sedbergh and the Howgill Fells beyond THE new 90-mile long distance walk, which starts in the World Heritage village of Saltaire and finishes in the market town of Appleby-in-Westmorland, has been added to the latest Ordnance Survey maps for the Yorkshire ... (more)
The Westmorland Gazette: Cumbria County Council
THREE bus services have been secured in South Lakeland and Eden after a deal was struck between Kendal College, Cumbria County Council, Queen Katherine School and Stagecoach.
My Big Fat Gypsy horse fair: Traditional gathering begins in...
The event - the largest of its kind in Europe - runs for a week and has been taking place for hundreds of years But there is already anger over this year's event - with dozens of travellers camping on the town's golf course Thousands of travellers are arriving in the small Cumbrian town of Appleby this morning as they prepare to take part in the ... (more)
'Wigwam' break at Cumbrian holiday park wasn't...
When I told people we were going to stay in a Cumbrian wigwam for our summer holiday, the almost universal response was "Ah, glamping."
The Cumberland News
Appleby Castle opens to public for first time
The castle, which has been private up until now, is letting visitors in for a unique guided historical tour of the grounds and castle.