It’s March in the Lake District, Cumbria, and spring is on the horizon. As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, now is the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors. There's something for everyone, from countryside walks to biking trails; watersports to ghyll scrambling. 

Discover something for all abilities - whether it's an accessible walk around a picturesque tarn or an adrenaline fuelled day out, we've got you covered. Don't forget to be #AdventureSmart and have fun while staying safe.

March daffodils

Why not make a trip of it? We've got some fantastic accommodation options to choose from, including glamping, campingself catering and hotels. Wake up to stunning views and plan your day over morning coffee in a local cafe; refuel with lunch in a country pub; and immerse yourself in our arts and culture at galleriestheatres and museums. You can even get around for less, with £2 single fares on Stagecoach buses across the Lake District, Cumbria.

Planning to visit in your motorhome? Check out our Van Life page: it's a helpful online hub packed with tips and ideas for your next visit. 
Welcome the new season with 15% off self-catering and glamping holidays at Lake District Estates, with holiday parks across the area.

Experience a foodie break at Askham Hall, with three night breaks including Michelin starred dining, countryside walks, hot tub relaxation and more.

Relax with a luxurious break at the Old England Hotel & Spa in Bowness: their Luxury in the Lakes package includes dinner and access to leisure facilities.

While you're here, get closer to nature with Cumbria Wildlife Trust's immersive Wildlife Experiences: from nocturnal walks and hot chocolate round the campfire, to wildlife tracking along a windswept coastline.

Mother's Day is just around the corner. Treat her to award-winning skincare made in the heart of the Lakes, with Pure Lakes' natural, ethical and sustainable skincare products - from luxury gift boxes to hand creams.

And, if a holiday just isn't long enough, why not make the move? There are some great jobs to choose from, including in the engineering team at Curtins in Kendal.

If you’re feeling lucky, enter our FREE prize draws. There are some fantastic prizes up for grabs, including a Via Ferrata Xtreme Adventure and two night breaks. Good luck!

Make a 'mad' saving this March with Lake District Estates

Today, the 1st of March, marks the start of the new season, and our holiday parks are looking forward to welcoming back guests after the winter break. To celebrate, our 'Mad March Hares' offer is back!

Hares are famous for their lively behaviour during March, creating quite the wildlife spectacle!

Use code MM23 at the checkout to save 15% on last-minute holidays arriving between the 1st - 31st of March 2023.*

Hop along to the Lake District, where you’ll find Hill of OaksNewby Bridge Country Caravan Park and Waterfoot ParkWoodclose Park is in Kirkby Lonsdale. Tewitfield Marina offers self-catering apartments on the Lancaster Canal and is open all year round.

Get a march on... this offer won't last long!

* Bookings must be made before 31/03/2023. Self-catering and glamping breaks only (excludes touring). Minimum 3-night stay. Offer is subject to Lake District Estates’ full booking terms and conditions.

Lake District Estates

Spring at Askham Hall

Discover the Askham Collection this spring for less, with three night breaks for just £750 per couple (usually £840).

Head outdoors for invigorating walks, refreshing wild swims and runs across the rugged fell side. Get comfy with a glass of hand-picked wine, a gentle wander in the gardens, a dip in the outdoor heated pool or hot tub, or a chat with the kitchen gardeners. All followed by Richard Swale's Michelin-starred food, the choice is yours.

Limited availability, early booking advised.

Check out this fantastic offer!

Askham Hall

Cumbria Wildlife Trust

Cumbria Wildlife Trust's immersive Wildlife Experiences are designed to get you closer to nature, with an expert guide and tasty, locally sourced refreshments.

Choose from four experiences - each takes place at a different nature reserve, showing off its special habitat and wildlife. Discover the nocturnal lives of woodland creatures, explore a lost rainforest, go wildlife tracking along a windswept coastline, or get exclusive access to a secret area of a beloved wetland reserve.

And, of course you'll be supporting charity too! Find out more information here.

Cumbria Wildlife Trust

Luxury in the Lakes at Old England Hotel

Experience a quintessential stay on the peaceful shores of lake Windermere in the Lake District, as you choose between an overnight or two-night stay at Old England Hotel & Spa, Bowness.

Choose from our overnight Dinner, Bed & Breakfast package, or our two-night stay with dinner included on your first night, each guaranteeing you a lake view room. Lakes local gin & tonic for two in our lounge and a delicious full English breakfast.

Book your Luxury in the Lakes package by 19th May 2023, 

Book your stay here.

Old England Hotel

Find the perfect Mother's Day gift!

Pure Lakes is an award winning skincare company based in the heart of the Lake District

. They produce natural, ethical and sustainable skincare using only the highest quality ingredients. The dedicated team make the complete range by hand from their workshop near Hawkshead.

Pure Lakes makes a variety of gifts to celebrate the women you love for Mother’s Day. From luxury gift boxes to skincare and hand creams, Pure Lakes has a product for every budget and preference.

Click here for more!

Pure Lakes

The Perfect Place to Motorhome

We have created ‘Van Life’ as a helpful online hub of information for the motorhome community, featuring a range of itineraries/days out, practical hints and a handy map to guide you away from narrow rural routes.

 Want to discover some hidden gems? Why not travel the Cumbrian Coastal Route (CCR 200). Easily manageable in a day or the route can be split over a few days, staying at one the county's many motorhome sites along the way. 
Explore our 'Van Life' hub!

Van life

Travel by Bus for just £2 until Summer!

Explore the Lakes for less: until June 30th, single bus tickets across the Lakes and Cumbria are just £2!

A large number of services are eligible, including many run by Stagecoach - taking you to destinations like Windermere, Kirkby Lonsdale, Ulverston, Ullswater, Carlisle, Keswick, and more.

Simply buy your ticket online or on board, with no discount code needed. Part of the government's Help for Households campaign.

Learn more here!


Join the engineering team at Curtins in Kendal!

Are you looking for the opportunity to live in the iconic Lake District and be part of an award-winning engineering consultancy? Join our welcoming and dynamic team in Kendal to work on a wide spectrum of high-profile projects, and enjoy all of the employee benefits expected from Investors in People Platinum and Employee-Owned company.

  • Current vacancies include:
  • Senior Technician
  • Principal Engineer
  • Civil Engineer

Find out more here and apply now! Get in touch to discuss a role at Curtins, email:

Curtins KEndal




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