Head to the Lake District this weekend

What better way to endure the unpredictable British summer weather than in this beautiful national park?

11th August 2011
Escape to the Lake District this weekend

Here's just a small selection of the many Lake District walks, day trips and holidays, which we have featured in the magazine:

Climb England's highest peak: Scafell Pike

At 987m (3709ft) tall, Scafell Pike (above) is the highest peak in England. Why not strap on your walking boots and treat yourself to a challenging scramble to the top?

Learn how to photograph a beautiful Cumbrian landscape

Find out what makes the perfect picture on a landscape photography course in the Lake District.

Visit the location of Withnail and I at Sleddale Hall

Wet Sleddale offers peaceful and secluded walking on well-marked paths around a reservoir, to visit the location of cult film Withnail and I.

Learn the ancient craft of pie making

Follow traditional recipes and make pies fit for regal banquets with food historian Ivan Day.

Stay in haunted Muncaster Castle

Become a ghostbuster and brave a weekend break at Muncaster Castle, one of Britain's most haunted castles.

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