After the cloud

29th March 2016 Cumbria Life 0

The lasting legacy of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30 years ago – including the visits to the county by Chernobyl youngsters still taking place

Gardens special

29th March 2016 Cumbria Life 0

Armathwaite garden, open gardens, meet the new head gardener at Holker Hall, gardening events, suppliers, products, regular columnists and more

Go figure

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The Steam Yacht Gondola has been reunited with her distinctive figurehead – nicknamed Sid – in time for the new season on Coniston Water.

The bee lady

29th March 2016 Cumbria Life 0

Vivian Russell is a celebrated garden photographer, author and journalist who is passionate about solitary bees and bumblebees and has created a bee garden on […]

Peace in our time

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After nine centuries of turbulence and reincarnation, Conishead Priory is again a place of prayer and peace, says Eric Robson

Beauty spot

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In our new series on communities fighting back after the floods, we focus on Grasmere which is open, accessible and as beautiful as ever

The Herdwicks are here

29th March 2016 Cumbria Life 0

Sixty decorated ewes are unveiled as the Go Herdwick trail goes live through the Lake District to help raise £1.3 million for the Calvert Trust