Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and photographic links:
Appleby Manor Hotel - Set in Cumbria within the Eden Valley on the edge of the Lake District, it is surrounded by the magnificent mountains and fells of the North Pennines and is close to the Yorkshire Dales.
The Armathwaite Hall Hotel - Luxury Lake District hotel magnificently set in the secluded splendour of 400 acres of deer park and woodland.
Bay Villa B&B in Grange - Grange-over-Sands' newest bed and breakfast accommodation is now open for business - come and enjoy the Slow Life at Bay Villa.
Beautiful Britain - A very extensive site featuring beautiful British scenery, canals, places to visit, wildlife and ponds, plus downloadable screensavers, jigsaws, and desktop wallpaper.
Bootleggers Music Bar, Kendal - A great intimate venue in the centre of town that features many free gigs by local bands and tribute acts such as Limehouse Lizzy, etc. They also have occasional bigger name acts such as (The Great) Albert Lee, Elio Pace, Nik Kershaw, Jon Allen and Gretchen Peters.
The Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal - The Brewery Arts Centre is a hub of creativity in the town. From humble beginnings as a small theatre, the centre now has a 450 capacity music venue, three cinemas, visual arts and photographic galleries, a drama studio, art and crafts workshops, darkroom facilities, playgroup and meeting rooms, a great restaurant, the famous Vats Bar, an art-house cinema and Warehouse Café and a fantastic theatre seating 260.
Contours Walking Holidays - Specialists in self-guided walking holidays in Scotland, England, Wales and Ireland.
Cuckoo Brow Inn - Lake District B&B accommodation Located near to Hawkshead, Ambleside and Lake Windermere.
Curlew Guided Walking - Guided walking holidays in the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and other places in the North of England.
Daelnet - A site devoted specifically to information about the Yorkshire Dales with links to other sites, etc.
The Dalesbus Summer Network - Want to travel into the Yorkshire Dales from West or North Yorkshire without your car? Check out the Dalesbus Summer timetable.
The Dalesman - Home page of the well known magazine devoted to Yorkshire and the Dales.
English Lakes - A comprehensive guide to the Lake District.
Firgarth Guest House - The Firgarth is a Victorian house built in Lakeland stone around 1875, with views to the rear over Wynlass Beck.
Fix the Fells - The Upland Path Landscape Restoration Project - This new site highlights the work of the Upland Path Landscape Restoration Project which co-ordinates the ongoing task of repairing footpath erosion in the Lake District National Park.
ISYS Outdoors - A leading digital mapping company that produce Digital Maps & Walking Guides on CD.
The Lake District (Eagle Intermedia) - Lots of useful information and links for anyone visiting the Lake District National Park.
Lake District Cottages - Lakeland Cottage Holidays provides quality self-catering, holiday accommodation for those visiting Cumbria and The Lake District.
The Lake District Guide - Featuring the best hotels, restaurants and attractions in the Lake District.
Lakeland Cottage Company - Lake District Cottages with the Lakeland Cottage Company.
Lakeland Hideaways - Lake District cottages in and around Hawkshead and the Cumbrian countryside.
Lakeland Walker - Site devoted to Paul Rose's attempt at climbing the 214 fells described by Alfred Wainwright in his seven Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells.
Dave Lawrance Landscape Photography - My Home Page! More landscape photographs of the North of England.
Let’s Stay Lake District - Accommodation & tourist guide. Book direct with the owners and save!
Let’s Stay Yorkshire Dales - Accommodation & tourist guide. Book direct with the owners and save!
Mark Scott's Classic Fell Walks - Classic Fell Walks Guided Walking - Regular programme of Lake District guided walks throughout the year. Personally tailored guided walks and guided walking holidays also arranged for individuals or groups.
Nationalpark.org.uk - A comprehensive internet resource of links to web sites about the UK's National Parks and AONBs (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty).
North York Moors ViewMap - Contains photographs aiming to cover the entire area of the North York Moors National Park.
Reeth.org - The official website for Reeth in Swaledale, in the Yorkshire Dales.
Scotland 360° - The website of Angus Mackie, featuring images from around Scotland. The site is dedicated to mountain photography, landscapes and seascapes.
Search-Cumbria.com - A local Lake District search engine based in Windermere.
The Settle-Carlisle Railway Development Company - A promotional site for the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway which was threatened with closure some years ago but which was reprieved after a well run publicity campaign.
Striding Edge - Sean McMahon's site is dedicated to fellwalking in the English Lake District.
Virtual-lakes.co.uk - Lake District Photos, walks, tours and CD ROMs
The Wainwright Society - Formed to keep alive the things which Alfred Wainwright promoted through his guidebooks, started over 50 years ago, and the many other publications which were the 'labour of love' of a large portion of his life.
Walking Britain - With over 3000 pages of information, "Walking Britain" is dedicated to the footpaths that cross the landscape. The National Parks feature strongly including the Lake District, the Peak District and Snowdonia, not to mention the Yorkshire Dales.
Walkingforum.co.uk - WalkingForum is a forum for discussing all aspects of country walking & hiking in the UK with boards for general chat, gear, photography, and all the popular UK walking destinations.
Wandering Aengus Treks - Guided walking tours with multi area itineraries including the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and other mountain areas of North England, Scotland and Wales, inclusive of accommodation and transport.
Wensleydale Area Guide - Online Guide to Upper Wensleydale.
The Wensleydale Railway Association - Formed in 1990, the ultimate aim of the association is to reinstate the railway which runs the length of Wensleydale from Northallerton to Garsdale head, where it would join the Settle to Carlisle Railway.
The White Rose Classic ("Cyclo Sportive" in the Yorkshire Dales) - Run along the same lines as many European cyclo-sportive events the 3 routes take you through some of the toughest terrain the Yorkshire Dales has to offer, with the epic long route taking in the climb of Fleet Moss.
The Yorkshire Dales (Eagle Intermedia) - Lots of useful information and links for anyone visiting the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
The Yorkshire Dales Directory - Holiday Accommodation and Visitor Guide to the Dales.
Yorkshire Dales Flyfishing - A Complete Fly Fishing Service In The Yorkshire Dales. Qualified Flyfishing Tuition, Holidays and Guiding.
The Yorkshire Dales National Park - Web site of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.
Yorkshire Guide - Features places to visit, castles, stately homes, beauty spots, towns, villages and gardens in Yorkshire.
Yorkshire Holiday Accommodation - Stayin Yorkshire accommodation, eating out and tourist guide for the beautiful county of Yorkshire.
Yorkshire - The Three Peaks Walk - A useful visit for anyone contemplating the "Three Peaks"
Some Lake District and Yorkshire Dales Webcams:
Here are some links to Lake District and Yorkshire Dales webcams. Some I have known about for a while, others I have stumbled upon only recently.
Lake District webcams:
Glenridding Webcam - From the Glenridding Cybercafe
George Fisher web cam - View of Skiddaw from George Fishers shop in Keswick
Yorkshire Dales webcams:
The Ingleborough webcam - Yorkshire's 2nd highest mountain
Photographic sites and other interesting sites:
PhotoLinks - The Photography Network.
Picture Correct - News, tips and camera reviews relevant to the digital photography world.
Anthony Roach - Inspirational Australian seascapes.
TopPhotos.net - The Web's Top Nature & Landscape Photography Pages
Walking route planner from Hikideas - This walking planner will allow you to quickly and easily draw a track on a precise walking map. This track can then be printed, exported or shared with other walkers.
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